Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:15 EST 1800 Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/4558780/Crime-report Thefts Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fairmont man faces cocaine charge http://robesonian.com/news/news/4555844/Fairmont-man-faces-cocaine-charge FAIRMONT — A Fairmont man was arrested Tuesday after sheriff's deputies found cocaine in his home, according to Randall Graham, a Sheriff's Office spokesman. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST RCC faces budget cuts http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4555324/RCC-faces-budget-cuts LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College will be expected to do more with less money if projected state funding cuts take effect when the new fiscal year begins July 1, according to Pamela Hilbert, the college's president. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wingate president to retire http://robesonian.com/news/news_education/4555401/Wingate-president-to-retire WINGATE. (AP) — The president of Wingate University says he plans to retire from the job in May 2015.Jerry McGee made the announcement on Tuesday. His retirement will mark the end of a 23-year tenure as president. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Child faces hard future after abuse http://robesonian.com/news/news/4549603/Child-faces-hard-future-after-abuse LAURINBURG — During his first days of life, Charlie Oetzel was like any other normal, healthy baby. He ate, slept and cried. He needed constant attention. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Treasure hunters eye 1857 shipwreck http://robesonian.com/news/news/4555731/Treasure-hunters-eye-1857-shipwreck NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/4546183/Crime-report TheftsMary Spencer, of East First Street, Lumberton, reported Monday that her red and silver scooter, valued at $1,200, was stolen from her home and later recovered, according to a police report. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with neighbor’s murder http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4545884/Man-charged-with-neighbors-murder LUMBERTON — About two weeks after he reported finding 59-year-old Leo Warren Cromartie dead, a Lumberton man has been charged with killing him, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County to ponder tribe’s request http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4537437/County-to-ponder-tribes-request LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday agreed to consider a request from the Lumbee Tribe for a $100,000 donation to help pay for rehabilitation of the N.C. Indian Cultural Center, although one commissioner said he was... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Councilman delinquent on city taxes http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4536812/Councilman-delinquent-on-city-taxes LUMBERTON — A Lumberton city councilman owes hundreds of dollars in back taxes on bills that have not been paid since 2008. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Charlotte woman killed in one-vehicle accident http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4532050/Charlotte-woman-killed-in-one-vehicle-accident FAIRMONT — A 64-year-old Charlotte woman was killed when she lost control of her vehicle while driving near Fairmont, according to the state Highway Patrol. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Report: More people looking for jobs in NC http://robesonian.com/news/news/4542121/Report:-More-people-looking-for-jobs-in-NC RALEIGH — Almost 8,000 more people were either working or looking for jobs in March, a shift from a trend that indicated people were dropping out of the labor force, the state Commerce Department reported Monday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Man says he was shot while being robbed http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4534719/Man-says-he-was-shot-while-being-robbed LUMBERTON — A man who was shot in the leg is recovering from the injury, according to Lumberton police Capt. Terry Parker. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/4534409/Crime-report TheftsAnthony Breeden, of Spruce Street, Lumberton, reported Sunday that the tags, valued at $60, were stolen off of his car at his house, according to a police report. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Zion Hill to hold production of ‘59 Minutes’ http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle-religion/4536228/Zion-Hill-to-hold-production-of-59-Minutes LUMBERTON — Zion Hill Baptist Church will hold a production of the Judgment House drama “59 Minutes” at 7 p.m. on Friday, and at 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Tribe request on county agenda http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4521309/Tribe-request-on-county-agenda LUMBERTON — The rebirth of the N.C. Indian Cultural Center will head the business items to be discussed by the Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Early voting begins on Thursday for primary http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/4516881/Early-voting-begins-on-Thursday-for-primary LUMBERTON — The director of the Robeson County Board of Elections is pretty sure that a good number of Robeson County voters will participate in the upcoming Democratic and Republican primaries on May 6. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schoolhouse Rocks Civic Center http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/4509161/Schoolhouse-Rocks-Civic-Center LUMBERTON — Growing up, Kendrix Singletary's Saturday mornings consisted of a balanced breakfast of cartoons, learning and rock and roll. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Festival highlights American Indian artists http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/4507818/Festival-highlights-American-Indian-artists PEMBROKE — Next weekend will feature the revival of classic talents and the introduction of today's up-and-comers in the world of American Indian music with the fourth annual River People Music and Culture Festival. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Century 21 branch recognized for sales http://robesonian.com/news/business/4448651/Century-21-branch-recognized-for-sales LUMBERTON — The Century 21 Real Estate Center branch on Fayetteville Road in Lumberton was recently recognized by the company for its performance in 2013. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST