Robesonian- RSS Feed Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:56:08 EST 1800 Retailer await shopper onslaught LUMBERTON — Shoppers across Robeson County will barely have enough time to digest their turkey before today's Black Friday sales begin. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:44:05 EST Reward offered for information in Hoke murder RAEFORD — The Hoke County Sheriff's Office is looking to Robeson County for help in finding the person who killed a Hoke County 16-year-old last year — and has offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to a... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:06:05 EST St. Pauls man charged with indecent exposure ST. PAULS — A St. Pauls man has been charged with exposing himself to a woman and her daughters outside of a local convenience store. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:03:03 EST Crime report VandalismJoey Tyler, of Brandon's Road, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that $400 in damage was done to his window screens during an attempted break-in, according to a police report. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:59:07 EST Be thankful for your meal today As Thanksgiving arrives, it is important to remember the one in five North Carolina households that face food insecurity and struggle to put wholesome meals on their dinner tables. Due to a lack of resources, on any given day, these families face... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:08:05 EST Trends don’t favor Democrats Is President Obama trying to destroy his party by unilaterally granting essential amnesty to illegal immigrants? His executive actions are unique. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:03:05 EST Needy get turkey, the fixin’s LUMBERTON — The Thanksgiving holiday was made brighter Tuesday for people in need of a good meal and fellowship when My Refuge, a nonprofit that operates a soup kitchen in Lumberton, served a Thanksgiving feast for anyone who wanted to enjoy it... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:55:04 EST Gift gives county room for car work LUMBERTON — Robeson County on Tuesday officially unveiled its new Fleet Operations Center, a facility that its director says will handle the county's transportation needs for at least 25 years. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:29:06 EST Two more finalists picked for United Way car event LUMBERTON — Employees from BB&T and Quickie Manufacturing are the latest two finalist in United Way of Robeson County's ninth annual Car Giveaway. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:31:09 EST Ferguson gives Americans a sad look into mirror There is so much wrong about what went on in Ferguson, Mo., and what is continuing in that town that sits beside St. Louis. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:59:04 EST Tuesday’s basketball roundup: A struggle to survive PEMBROKE — It wasn't pretty, but for the Purnell Swett girls basketball team, it was a win.After 37 turnovers and 24 team fouls, the Rams survived to beat an inspired South Robeson 44-41. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:36:05 EST Late letdown PEMBROKE —For more than 37 minutes on Tuesday, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke womens basketball team controlled the scoreboard in a 62-60 loss to Livingstone. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:30:04 EST Ross details UNCP search plan PEMBROKE — The president of the UNC System laid out a plan on Tuesday for the search committee tasked with finding the next chancellor for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:25:06 EST Man charged with threatening city councilman LUMBERTON — A 28-year-old man has been charged with threatening the life of Lumberton City Councilman John Cantey. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:19:03 EST City Christmas parade airs on TV on Thursday LUMBERTON — Those who couldn't make it to downtown Lumberton on Saturday will have another chance to watch the city's annual Christmas parade from the comfort of their living rooms on Thanksgiving. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:27:06 EST Crime report TheftsElaris Haggins, of Edwards Street, Lumberton, reported a $2,000 blue scooter stolen from 801 E. Second St. on Monday, according to a police report.Vandalism Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:24:03 EST Students help make sure stockings stuffed When 17-year-old Carlos Garcia walked up to the Robeson County Department of Social Services building on Thursday, the line of more than 400 people immediately caught his eye. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:50:03 EST No. 11 UNCP wrestling goes 1-2 at N.C. State’s Wolfpack Duals tourney RALEIGH — The 11th-ranked UNC Pembroke wrestling team dropped a pair of dual meets to NCAA Division I foes, but highlighted its day with a 22-13 victory over the NAIA's sixth-ranked team, Lindsey Wilson, on Sunday at the Wolfpack Duals in... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:10:04 EST Allen hands latest win to Braves PEMBROKE – The University of North Carolina at Pembroke mens basketball team scored 27 points off of 18 turnovers and used an unforgiving defense to key an 82-65 victory over visiting Allen on Monday evening in the English E. Jones... Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:09:03 EST Lawmen following leads in murder of teen student SHANNON — No arrests have been made in the death of a Robeson County teenager who became the fourth student in the Public Schools of Robeson County to die in a three-day span. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:34:13 EST