Robesonian- RSS Feed Sat, 25 Oct 2014 23:05:33 EST 1800 Braves stopped short PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team has had its struggles this season but in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 13-6 loss to Newberry, the Braves seemed poised to break through. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:41:04 EST Oct. 25 local sports briefs County tennis tournament approaching Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:38:06 EST Week 10 RobCo Football updates Southeastern ConferenceStandingsScotland 3-0, 8-1Richmond 3-0, 9-0Pinecrest 2-1, 8-1Hoke 1-2, 4-5Purnell Swett 0-3, 3-6 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 22:37:07 EST Press bows at Obama’s feet RALEIGH — My first executive editor once about had a coronary when he heard that a reporter in our newsroom had allowed a public official to read a story before we published it. (And, no, it wasn't me.) Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:34:06 EST Event raises $2,000 for local cancer patient$2000-for-local-cancer-patient LUMBERTON — Every year in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Lakisha Locklear asks others to share with her the stories of people battling the disease. Every year, she picks one of those people and tries to make a difference in their... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:30:11 EST (No heading) Fonzo is a 6- to 8-week-old domestic medium hair. He is playful and friendly. Neutering is mandatory with adoption and is free to Robeson County residents. To see Fonzo or the other animals, visit the Robeson County Animal Shelter at 255 Landfill Road... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:02:08 EST St. Pauls’ passing tops S. Columbus for 3rd straight win ST. PAULS — The Bulldogs had too much bite for South Columbus on Friday night winning 42-29 for their third victory in a row. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:02:06 EST Local football roundup: Red Springs dominates East Columbus 47-6 LAKE WACCAMAW — After three straight losses, the Red Springs football team was in need of a win. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:36:02 EST Tornadoes grounded WHITEVILLE — For two weeks in a row, the Fairmont football team put up historic numbers with wins where the Golden Tornadoes scored at least 60 points. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:27:03 EST Purnell Swett struggles for momentum PEMBROKE — The Purnell Swett football team saw some bright points in it's performance Friday night, but those weren't enough to overcome the mistakes the offense made. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:24:05 EST Lumberton falls to Richmond in wild affair LUMBERTON — The first 12 minutes was like a video game as both teams combined to score 63 points.Things slowed a little bit in the second quarter as Lumberton and Richmond Senior only scored 21 points. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:21:05 EST Early voting off to steady start LUMBERTON — Steve Bowen didn't waste time getting out to the polls to vote for his favorite candidates in the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:21:07 EST Wreck kills 62-year old city woman LUMBERTON — A 62-year-old Lumberton woman was killed Thursday when her vehicle collided head-on with a speeding car, according to the Highway Patrol. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:44:04 EST Crime report Thefts Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:39:05 EST Gay marriage spreads in NC Almost every significant move toward justice and equality prompts a backlash. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:56:07 EST Black Caucus meets Saturday ROWLAND — The Robeson County chapter of the Black Caucus will hold its annual banquet at 7 p.m. Friday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Southside Ashpole Alumni Building, 606 Martin Luther King Rowland. Tickets are $25. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:31:27 EST Pet adoption on Saturday LUMBERTON — Franny's Friends will hold a pet adoption on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Franks Furniture, 2400 Fayetteville Road. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:30:06 EST Advocates say ash endangers river, residents LUMBERTON — Coal ash needs to be removed from the former Weatherspoon plant in Lumberton before hazardous elements it contains, including mercury, cadmium and arsenic, find their way into the Lumber River and cause harm to humans and the... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:42:07 EST UNCP kicks off winter sports with Moonlight Madness PEMBROKE — The winter sports season officially kicked off for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Thursday night at the Jones Center as the mens and womens basketball teams and the wrestling team went through their paces in front of... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:39:08 EST Tornadoes on a tear Tonight's gamesFairmont at WhitevilleRichmond at LumbertonPinecrest at ScotlandRed Springs at East ColumbusWest Columbus at South Robeson Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:36:11 EST