Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:51:32 EST 1800 Stacy recognized by N.C. Bar http://robesonian.com/news/business/50879308/Stacy-recognized-by-N.C.-Bar LUMBERTON — Longtime Robeson County attorney Horace Stacy on Dec. 12 accepted recognition from the North Carolina Bar Association and retiring U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre the same way he goes about performing service to his community — quietly... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 07:02:06 EST Richmond steals the show http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50903333/Richmond-steals-the-show Boys All-Tournament teamSt. Pauls — Dante BurdenDillon — Jaquan KnowlinP. Swett — Mark LocklearSouth Robeson — Corbin HuntFairmont — Julius Caulder Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:14:03 EST A wild finish for the Wildcats http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50903368/A-wild-finish-for-the-Wildcats Girls All-Tournament teamSt. Pauls — Kristen LocklearFairmont — Marsha ClewisP. Swett — Paige SweeneyRichmond — Jarae Nicholson Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:40:06 EST Fairmont continues dominance against Red Springs http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50901800/Fairmont-continues-dominance-against-Red-Springs PEMBROKE — When the game got close for the Fairmont boys basketball team on Saturday, the Golden Tornadoes found their stride. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:42:05 EST South Robeson cruises to Quick victory over Red Springs http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50901339/South-Robeson-cruises-to-Quick-victory-over-Red-Springs PEMBROKE — The last time the South Robeson girls basketball team faced off with Red Springs, it had to come back from a double-digit deficit. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:00:09 EST 2 charged in murder at store http://robesonian.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50901767/2-charged-in-murder-at-store RED SPRINGS — Authorities have charged two people in connection with the fatal shooting of an elderly customer at a Red Springs convenience store, and expect to make more arrests, according to Police Chief Ronnie Patterson. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 16:20:03 EST Family has Christmas wish for ailing child http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50895458/Family-has-Christmas-wish-for-ailing-child LUMBERTON — The family of Isaiah Loman have a simple Christmas wish — and you can help make it come true, with a dollar or two and a few minutes. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:13:02 EST New film about faith and football shoots in Lumberton http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle/50887207/New-film-about-faith-and-football-shoots-in-Lumberton LUMBERTON — A faith-based film about high school football will begin shooting in Lumberton in March. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:32:02 EST Pair reflect on life-saving event http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50894102/Pair-reflect-on-life-saving-event PEMBROKE — Thinking back to the six months he was stationed in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division, William Eddie Oxendine recalls seeing helicopters returning from missions at the medevac station he lived next to, and the messages heard... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:02:03 EST Saturday’s Robeson County Shootout schedule http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50900090/Saturdays-Robeson-County-Shootout-schedule Here's the schedule for the final day of the Robeson County Shootout on Saturday. All games are at Purnell Swett. Girls 5th place — Purnell Swett vs. Richmond, 10 a.m. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:10:08 EST Richmond fends off Fairmont http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50899611/Richmond-fends-off-Fairmont FAIRMONT — Leading by five points midway through the fourth quarter, Fairmont seemed destined to return to the Robeson County Shootout championship game.The only problem was Fairmont went 3 1/2 minutes without scoring. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:07:06 EST Pirates fire off second-half salvos http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50899538/Pirates-fire-off-second-half-salvos LUMBERTON — After an enthusiastic first-half performance by the Red Springs girls basketball team, Lumberton hit the throttle in the second half to advance to the Robeson County Shootout championship game for the third time in four years with a... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:07:05 EST State says no to hike in homeowners insurance http://robesonian.com/news/news/50897523/State-says-no-to-hike-in-homeowners-insurance RALEIGH — North Carolina insurance companies that wanted to raise the cost of homeowners coverage by an average of 26 percent were told Friday the state's regulator is instead approving a zero overall change. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:14:04 EST NC leads all states in drop in jobless rate http://robesonian.com/news/news/50897445/NC-leads-all-states-in-drop-in-jobless-rate RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina saw the country's largest month-to-month fall in unemployment rates in November, dropping by half a percentage point to 5.8 percent, the government reported Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:09:06 EST Court upholds GOP-drawn district lines http://robesonian.com/news/news/50897386/Court-upholds-GOP-drawn-district-lines RALEIGH — The North Carolina Supreme Court Friday upheld the boundaries for General Assembly and congressional districts drawn by Republicans three years ago that helped the GOP strengthen its grip on legislative seats. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:01:03 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50895887/Crime-report Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:13:07 EST The newsmaker of the year … http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50893775/The-newsmaker-of-the-year It's the time of the year when newspapers and websites and television talk shows are busy with their year-in-review features, looking back at the people and events of 2014 with many of them picking a newsmaker of the year in North... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:19:04 EST Justice explains ‘strict’ requirement http://robesonian.com/news/news/50873120/Justice-explains-strict-requirement LUMBERTON — The U.S. Department of Justice says a “strict” remediation plan is needed for the Robeson County Sheriff's Department to again participate in the federal Asset Forfeiture Program after officer misconduct caused it... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:34:03 EST Swett fends off St. Pauls http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50892260/Swett-fends-off-St.-Pauls PEMBROKE — There were points when the Purnell Swett basketball team seemingly had a comfortable lead on Thursday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:14:06 EST Heil resigns as Purnell Swett football coach http://robesonian.com/news/breaking_news-sports/50886834/Heil-resigns-as-Purnell-Swett-football-coach PEMBROKE — After eight seasons under Mark Heil, the Purnell Swett football team will be looking for a new coach. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:14:05 EST