Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:41:51 EST 1800 Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50549222/Crime-report Thefts Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:40:06 EST Race shows advertising works http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50547888/Race-shows-advertising-works RALEIGH — I know my editors will appreciate it, but I promise I'm not pandering when I say this: Advertising gets results. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:54:06 EST Volleyball tops Mt. Olive in 5 http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50548248/Volleyball-tops-Mt.-Olive-in-5 PEMBROKE — The UNCP volleyball team rallied back from an opening-set loss by capturing three of the final four sets as the Braves overcame 35 attack errors to top Mount Olive 22-25, 26-24, 25-17, 25-27, 15-12. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:30:22 EST Report finds academic issues at UNC to ‘93 http://robesonian.com/news/news/50547854/Report-finds-academic-issues-at-UNC-to-93 CHAPEL HILL — Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:42:09 EST Money raised to preserve historic Civil War land http://robesonian.com/news/news/50547878/Money-raised-to-preserve-historic-Civil-War-land RALEIGH — North Carolina has raised the $310,000 needed to protect land near Bennett Place Historic Site in Durham, site of the largest Confederate troop surrender of the Civil War. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:04:07 EST Blue Cross to boost rates 13 percent http://robesonian.com/news/news/50547862/Blue-Cross-to-boost-rates-13-percent RALEIGH — North Carolina's largest health insurer said on Wednesday that 2015 rates will rise by more than 13 percent on average for people who buy their own Affordable Care Act policies. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:50:04 EST Espinosa steals seniors’ spotlight http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50547627/Espinosa-steals-seniors-spotlight ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls soccer team went through all the senior night traditions on Wednesday, giving the seven oldest players the spotlight in their final home match. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:58:12 EST Byrd, 2 suspects in home invasion in stable condition http://robesonian.com/news/news/50549272/Byrd-2-suspects-in-home-invasion-in-stable-condition LUMBERTON — Three people injured in a home invasion on Monday night are reportedly in stable condition. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:07:16 EST ‘I heard pow, pow, pow’ http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50543638/I-heard-pow-pow-pow LUMBERTON — Neighbors say at least one man suspected in a violent home invasion on Yedda Road this week knew the victims, and they believe the family was targeted. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:37:05 EST Ready for the Moonlight http://robesonian.com/news/localsports1-sports/50541709/Ready-for-the-Moonlight PEMBROKE — Homecoming week at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke got a bit more exciting this year. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:31:09 EST U-boat, freighter it sank both found off of Hatteras http://robesonian.com/news/news/50547864/U-boat-freighter-it-sank-both-found-off-of-Hatteras RALEIGH — In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:01:07 EST App St. students win fight for on-campus voting site http://robesonian.com/news/news/50547900/App-St.-students-win-fight-for-on-campus-voting-site RALEIGH (AP) — Students at Appalachian State University will get to vote on campus when in-person early voting starts today following legal decisions and court appeals. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:55:05 EST In Robeson, the nightmare was on Yedda Road http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50542934/In-Robeson-the-nightmare-was-on-Yedda-Road Just when we thought that violence in Robeson County could not get any worse, it did.Or almost did. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:39:07 EST Hammonds, as an ex-trooper, is well qualifed to be sheriff http://robesonian.com/news/letters-opinon/50543621/Hammonds-as-an-ex-trooper-is-well-qualifed-to-be-sheriff To the Editor, Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:05:12 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50542155/Crime-report Thefts Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:32:07 EST The changing faces of voter fraud http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50540482/The-changing-faces-of-voter-fraud Both Republican and Democratic Parties officially condemn voter fraud. Aside from disagreeing with what constitutes fraud and how to combat the practice, its otherwise a bipartisan concern. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:23:07 EST One answer short http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50540560/One-answer-short ROCKINGHAM — In tight games, the soccer ball seems to find the right foot of Richmond's Jalen Almond. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:42:06 EST Tribal officials: Certification to mean new jobs http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50540329/Tribal-officials:-Certification-to-mean-new-jobs PEMBROKE — A U.S. Small Business Administration certification granted last week to a company owned by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has the potential to lead to countless new jobs being injected into Robeson County's and nearby... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:13:07 EST Neighbors shocked by violent home invasion http://robesonian.com/news/news/50535312/Neighbors-shocked-by-violent-home-invasion LUMBERTON —Neighbors of a man and wife severely injured during a home invasion on Monday night say they never expected Kenneth and Judy Byrd would be the victims of such a violent crime. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:50:09 EST Early voting starts Thursday at 3 locations http://robesonian.com/news/news/50533045/Early-voting-starts-Thursday-at-3-locations LUMBERTON — Robeson County voters who don't want to risk long lines on Nov. 4 during the General Election now have eight days to cast their ballots during early voting. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:48:06 EST