Robesonian- RSS Feed Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:26:40 EST 1800 County makes retreat to Wilmington LUMBERTON — The chairman of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners says more than work will be acheived when that board holds its annual retreat in Wilmington on Thursday and Friday. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:26:17 EST Shaw going the distance ST. PAULS — David Shaw Jr. is the top-ranked triple jumper in NCAA Division II indoor track and field this season, and has won three national championships. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:46:18 EST UNCP wrestlers sit in 4th place after 1st day at super regional Today's local playoff games2nd round2A girls — Red Springs at Kinston, 4:30 p.m.1st round4A girls — Knightdale at Lumberton, 2 p.m. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:46:17 EST UNC board OKs tuition, fees hike CHARLOTTE — Undergraduates at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will see tuition go up by a total of $277.40 for the next academic year. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:26:13 EST Judge: No objection on gay weddings LUMBERTON — Not only have magistrates in Robeson County not come forward to say they don't want to perform same-sex marriages because of religious convictions, but they have already been performing marriages for gay... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:56:31 EST Schools add one day for missed time LUMBERTON — Students with the Public Schools of Robeson County will have just one day added to their school year to make up for days lost to recent winter weather. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:36:16 EST Crime report TheftsLatoya Cross, of Glisson Street, Lumberton, reported Thursday that a $200 CD player was stolen from her car, according to a police report. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:16:11 EST Precinct meetings kick off campaign Carolyn Justice is the vice chair of the North Carolina Republican Party and former state legislator. She will be in Robeson County serving as the keynote speaker for the Republican Party County Convention,. which will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:11:12 EST City woman shot dead in home while sleeping LUMBERTON — A Lumberton woman was killed by gunfire while she was sleeping Thursday night in the city's first homicide of 2015. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:11:11 EST Stopped at the finish Thursday's playoff scores2A girls — Red Springs 65, Farmville Central 64 (OT)4A boys — E.E. Smith 56, Lumberton 53Friday's playoff games Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:56:17 EST Red Devils survive OT thriller RED SPRINGS — Entering the playoffs, Red Springs High School sophomore Victoria Henderson had only suited up in five varsity basketball games for the Red Devils and had a single point to her name since being called up from the junior varsity... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:51:16 EST Showstoppers win in OT Contributed photo Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:51:12 EST Chapter 4 of Book’Em on Saturday LUMBERTON — The fourth chapter of Book 'Em North Carolina is bound to be a page-turner. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:15 EST Snowstorm gone, NC residents begin recovery CARY — For Mike Tove, a winter storm that dumped snow, sleet and freezing rain across the Carolinas was nothing but trouble. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:51:13 EST Drugs cited in slaying of 3, including aspiring model CHARLOTTE (AP) — She was a Serbian-born model and self-described “wild-child” who said she began walking runways in her new North Carolina hometown at age 12. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:56:11 EST Ruling could ease path to rural broadband RALEIGH — People in small communities may get better, cheaper access to the Internet after the Federal Communications Commission ruled Thursday that city-owned broadband services can expand into areas overlooked by commercial... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:51:14 EST Burr, Tillis oppose NC native’s confirmation RALEIGH (AP) — Both of North Carolina's U.S. senators are opposing the confirmation of Greensboro native Loretta Lynch for attorney general, citing in part pending elections-law litigation by the Justice Department against the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:41:12 EST Tribe says building was not intended for use as a shelter To the Editor,This letter is in response to a letter titled “Writer questions whether B&G club meeting mission” that appeared in The Robesonian on Feb. 20. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:11:12 EST Accused killer charged with threatening witness LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls man who is accused of murder has now been charged with threatening a witness in a court case unrelated to the murder charge. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:56:13 EST Edwards sworn in as Fairmont detective FAIRMONT — A new detective has joined the ranks at the Fairmont Police Department.Jonathan Scott Edwards was sworn in on Feb. 19 by Magistrate Mickey Williamson. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:51:16 EST