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Campbell keeps promise; will others follow?

When Berlester Campbell was running for the District 2 seat on the Robeson County Board of Commissioners, he was eager …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Budget betrays poor priorities

Budget betrays poor priorities

If you want to understand the priorities of the folks currently running the General Assembly, the details emerging from the …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Stock volatility not always bad

Stock volatility not always bad

The stock market has not had a correction since 2011. In the last few days, we have seen volatility in …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

Evidence supports school choice

Evidence supports school choice

RALEIGH — As a very public advocate of parental choice in education for most of my adult life, I am …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Schools boardneeds a dose ofJudge Manning

There is an online petition that has now garnered almost 600 signatures that basically asks the North Carolina School Boards …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

More disappointing budget news

The news this week that legislative leaders will miss another deadline in their efforts to pass a two-year state budget …

August 26th, 2015 |  

County vetsdoing their partfighting rabies

Robeson County isn’t under a rabies watch; it’s under a rabies warning, meaning the killer virus is out there. There …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Technology brings chickens to fair

Technology brings chickens to fair

Did you ever watch “Green Acres”? For those of you who were not fortunate enough to watch it the first …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Storytellers slated for September

Storytellers slated for September

W.B. Yeats wrote, “Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” While the back-to-school …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Pop and Quirk: SNL stars hawk chicken for KFC

Pop and Quirk: SNL stars hawk chicken for KFC

Norm MacDonald plays Col. Sanders in a new ad campaign from KFC, but it was a gig hawking hamburgers for …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Lawmakers aren’t protectingthe public from sex offenders

To the Editor, Robeson County is often at or near the bottom of lists we should be at the top …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Tour keeps Hudson in touch

Tour keeps Hudson in touch

After a few months of productive legislative work, I’m glad to be in North Carolina where I get to spend …

August 24th, 2015 |  

TABOR: Impending disaster for NC

TABOR: Impending disaster for NC

Much of the discussion about the Senate’s unfortunate decision to the pass the misnamed Taxpayer Bill of Rights, or TABOR, …

August 22nd, 2015 updated: August 22nd, 2015. |  

To deter drunken driving,make punishment fit crime

To the Editor, I was sad to read in a reprinted editorial from your newspaper in the Aug. 20 edition …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Lumbee people need to sayno to third term for Brooks

To the Editor, On Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at The Turtle the Lumbee Tribal Supreme Court will hear Paul Brooks’ …

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 21st, 2015. |  

Dems to prioritize governor’s race

Dems to prioritize governor’s race

RALEIGH — After months of speculation and handwringing among Democrats, the party is finally fielding candidates to take on Republican …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Horrific accident shows consequences of driving impaired

The deaths this week of a former public servant in Robeson County, his wife and son are a gruesome reminder …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Lawmakers still holding hostage our public schools

As we were adding our voice to the growing chorus of those who insist that it is way past time …

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  

Get off sidelines for elections

Get off sidelines for elections

Andy Yates and Todd Poole are names you’ve probably never heard. But they are great Americans and their work affects …

August 18th, 2015 |  

By all means, protect taxpayers

By all means, protect taxpayers

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Senate has approved a Taxpayer Protection Act by the required three-fifths vote. The measure approves …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Summit to focus on jobs for NC

Summit to focus on jobs for NC

North Carolina is home to more than 163,600 small businesses that employ 1.6 million people, about half of the state’s …

August 17th, 2015 |  

Mum’s the word for school board

When The Robesonian attempted to contact all 11 members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson …

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  

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