Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:30:17 EST 1800 Vigil on Thursday honors victims http://robesonian.com/news/news/50172021/Vigil-on-Thursday-honors-victims LUMBERTON — A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday to honor homicide, domestic violence and drunk driving victims. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:40:05 EST Man charged with assaulting brother with car http://robesonian.com/news/news/50171626/Man-charged-with-assaulting-brother-with-car LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has been arrested four months after intentionally hitting his older brother with his car in a dispute over rent money, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:18:08 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50171472/Crime-report TheftsLinda Locklear, of R and L Drive, Lumberton, reported Monday that her $5 wallet and various bank and identification cards were stolen on Halsey Street, according to a police report. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:13:07 EST Former Pirate thankful for lessons taught by Coach Ruff http://robesonian.com/news/letters/50158727/Former-Pirate-thankful-for-lessons-taught-by-Coach-Ruff To the Editor, Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:12:06 EST Mother says UNCP camps were valuable experience for daughter http://robesonian.com/news/announcements-letters-opinon/50163155/Mother-says-UNCP-camps-were-valuable-experience-for-daughter To the Editor, Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:01:11 EST RCC down 1,000 students since fall 2012 http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50169438/RCC-down-1000-students-since-fall-2012 LUMBERTON — A drop in the number of students attending Robeson Community College could be costly for the institution. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:01:09 EST Maxton sets deadline for building buy http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50169008/Maxton-sets-deadline-for-building-buy MAXTON — The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to establish Aug. 31 as the deadline for a man to pay $7,500 for a storage building on McCaskill Avenue in Maxton. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:16:07 EST Missing man reunited with family http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50169820/Missing-man-reunited-with-family LUMBERTON — A 32-year-old Lumberton man who was the subject of a Silver Alert issued early this morning has been located. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:29:06 EST 2014 RobCo football: Red Devils making it happen http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50104343/Red-Devils-making-it-happen Football preview scheduleSaturday: South RobesonSunday: FairmontTuesday: St. PaulsToday: Red SpringsThursday: Purnell SwettFriday: Lumberton— Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:52:08 EST Fairmont tries to beef up grant application http://robesonian.com/news/news/50167944/Fairmont-tries-to-beef-up-grant-application FAIRMONT — Fairmont residents can expect a knock at their door in the coming weeks as surveyors work to beef up the town's application for $2 million in grants to rehabilitate its sewer system. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:51:12 EST Chambers reach pact on coal-ash disposal http://robesonian.com/news/news/50169535/Chambers-reach-pact-on-coal-ash-disposal RALEIGH — State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:04 EST GOP House splits, kills incentives package http://robesonian.com/news/news/50169531/GOP-House-splits-kills-incentives-package RALEIGH — A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership Tuesday to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:03 EST RCCCC holds annual meeting on Thursday http://robesonian.com/news/briefs/50158875/RCCCC-holds-annual-meeting-on-Thursday LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Church and Community Center will hold its annual meeting on Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church at 1002 N. Chestnut St. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:09:04 EST Hawkeye center wins $20K grant http://robesonian.com/news/news/50159361/Hawkeye-center-wins-$20K-grant RED SPRINGS — The Hawkeye Indian Cultural Center recently received a $20,000 grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colo. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:07:04 EST The battle to save downtown http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50164218/The-battle-to-save-downtown Vibrant downtowns in small rural towns have gone the way of the slinky. They really don't exist anymore.But Lumberton's continues to put up a good fight. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:01:06 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50164171/Crime-report Thefts Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:33:14 EST Medicaid at top of list of GOP mistakes http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns/50164058/Medicaid-at-top-of-list-of-GOP-mistakes When you consider all the bad choices made by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory in the last two years — and there have been too many to mention — the one that may make the least sense was the decision not to expand Medicaid under... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:22:06 EST When the cost of media access is too high http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50162716/When-the-cost-of-media-access-is-too-high RALEIGH — It seems like a lifetime ago, but remember the euphoria when Baghdad fell in early 2003? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:49:03 EST County to help with nonprofit’s roof http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50162384/County-to-help-with-nonprofits-roof LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to help pay for a new roof at the Robeson County Church and Community center. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:09:02 EST Probe cites conflict of interest http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50163599/Probe-cites-conflict-of-interest LUMBERTON — The county's investigation into the alleged failure of the Robeson County Housing Authority to follow federal procurement policies has unearthed instances of conflict of interest, according to Robeson County Attorney Patrick... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:04:04 EST