Robesonian- RSS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:46:45 EST 1800 County OKs bid for jail work LUMBERTON — A new roof on the Robeson County jail should be in place within three to four months. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:06:07 EST McIntyre cited as least partisan in U.S. House WASHINGTON — Lumberton native Mike McIntyre was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the two least partisan members in the House of Representatives. The other House member named was Rep. John Barrow of Georgia. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:46:03 EST UNCP alumni encouraged to return, enjoy Homecoming To the Editor, Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:37:07 EST Probe into academic issues at UNC done CHAPEL HILL — The former U.S. Justice Department official conducting an investigation into academic misconduct at North Carolina will release his report Wednesday, the university announced Monday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:13:03 EST Hearings planned on push to raise homeowners’ rates RALEIGH — North Carolina's insurance commissioner on Monday began deciding whether to allow homeowners' coverage costs to rise by as much as 35 percent even as more insurers demand even higher rates in agreements with... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:06:03 EST McGirt earns more than $30K at Las Vegas event$30K-at-Las-Vegas-event LAS VEGAS — Fairmont native William McGirt recorded three birdies in his final seven holes on Sunday to shoot his third 3-under-par 68 at the TPC Summerlin course and pocketed $30,724 in the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:07:09 EST Fairmont man charged in attempted bank heist FAIRMONT — An attempted bank robbery was quickly foiled by law enforcement in Fairmont on this morning. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:55:05 EST Man charged in murder try ROWLAND — A Rowland resident has been charged with trying to kill a man by forcing him to crash his vehicle, which was also carrying a child, according to the Robeson County Sheriff”s Office. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:50:04 EST Crime report TheftsLinda Todd reported Saturday that $200 worth of clothing was stolen from Roses on 24th Street in Lumberton, according to a police report. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:36:06 EST Fairmont police seek info on weekend murder FAIRMONT — No arrests have been made in the shooting death of a 32-year-old man in Fairmont this weekend. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:19:07 EST Fitzsimon’s analysis flawed, doesn’t factor in outcomes To the Editor, Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:54:07 EST The constant in NC is change RALEIGH — In 1925, advertising executive and future Congressman Bruce Barton wrote the book that made his national reputation, “The Man Nobody Knows.” In it, he imagined what Jesus Christ would be like if he resided in the modern... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:38:10 EST Keselowski moves to third round after Talladega win TALLADEGA, Ala. — Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:16:08 EST Manning rolls past Favre to 510 DENVER (AP) — Leave it to Peyton Manning to plan his own prank. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:56:07 EST Panthers no match for Packers in 38-17 loss GREEN BAY, Wis — Randall Cobb got messy on his Lambeau Leap. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:53:06 EST MMA star Brunson to receive UNCP’s young alumnus award PEMBROKE — Officials at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced that Derek Brunson, a three-time All-American wrestler for the Braves from 2003-07, has been recognized as its Young Alumnus of the Year. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:14:07 EST Aiken gets PBC womens goalie award AUGUSTA, Ga. — After playing an integral role in helping the UNCP womens soccer team to an unbeaten week last week, including a tie with No. 10 North Georgia on Saturday, junior Janae Aiken was lauded with the PBC Goalkeeper of the Week award on... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:47:06 EST Miles gets PBC Player of the Week award AUGUSTA, Ga. — Coming off a week that included eight points scored, UNCP mens soccer senior Sam Miles was been named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week for the second time this season, the league office announced Monday... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:40:07 EST UNCP’s Perkinson nabs 2nd PBC goalie award AUGUSTA, Ga. — Following a week with back-to-back shutouts, UNCP freshman Kenneth Perkinson was named the AstroTurf/Peach Belt Conference Goalkeeper of the Week after going 2-0, the league office announced Monday afternoon. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:32:08 EST Coal ash topic of meeting on Thursday LUMBERTON — A meeting to promote public awareness of potential environmental and health problems resulting from coal ash remaining on the site of the former Weatherspoon generating plant in Lumberton will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Robeson... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:01:14 EST