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Following the flood
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Police encourage students
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School employees honored
Police encourage students

Police encourage students

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May 27th, 2017 |  


School employees honored

School employees honored

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May 27th, 2017 updated: May 27th, 2017. |  


Foundation gift to support business school

Foundation gift to support business school

PEMBROKE — The Louis DeJoy and Aldona Z. Wos Family Foundation has made a generous scholarship gift that will support the growing School of Busi...

May 27th, 2017 |  


More graduates leave on a high at RCC

More graduates leave on a high at RCC

A previous Robeson CC Today column highlighted Nursing, Radiography, and Respiratory pinning ceremonies. Since then, May celebrations have continued a...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Cooper promiseds to fight for more Matthew aid

Cooper promiseds to fight for more Matthew aid

PEMBROKE — Gov. Roy Cooper this week pledged to keep pushing to find money to help North Carolina counties with Hurricane Matthew relief efforts...

May 27th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Braves enjoy banner year
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Tar Heels stomp Pack
Fairmont’s Sinclair to play football at Methodist

Fairmont’s Sinclair to play football at Methodist

FAIRMONT — Jahmon Sinclair has one thing on his mind as he prepares to head to Methodist University this fall to play college football.“I&...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Red Springs trio set for next level

Red Springs trio set for next level

RED SPRINGS — It was very uncommon to see Toddrick Lockhart, Tony Colson or Michael Govan without the other two somewhere nearby growing up.Afte...

May 26th, 2017 |  


McGirt takes aim at Colonial

McGirt takes aim at Colonial

FORT WORTH — Before preparing to defend his title at The Memorial tournament in Ohio next week, William McGirt will take on Colonial Country Clu...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Johnson earns all-American honors

Johnson earns all-American honors

SALEM, Va. — Jamie Johnson became just the third player in the 28-year history of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke softball team to ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Charlotte to host NBA All-Star game in 2019

Charlotte to host NBA All-Star game in 2019

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte will be hosting the 2019 NBA All-Star game.The announcement comes after North Carolina repealed and replaced House Bill 2 ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


UNC’s Tony Bradley to remain in NBA Draft

UNC’s Tony Bradley to remain in NBA Draft

According to multiple reports, North Carolina center Tony Bradley will hire an agent and stay in the 2017 NBA Draft.The Bartow, Fla. native averaged 7...

May 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Robeson County Planetarium readies for a total eclipse at its Exploration Station location

Robeson County Planetarium readies for a total eclipse at its Exploration Station location

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Planetarium is back in full obit at its new location, Lumberton’s Exploration StationIts summer programs sc...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Local man puts time, attention, heart into crafting wooden ship models

Local man puts time, attention, heart into crafting wooden ship models

LUMBERTON — David Bullock has spent thousands of hours meticulously crafting parts for and constructing model ships since retiring from his engi...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 29th, 2017. |  


New books at Robeson County Public Library make for great summer reading

New books at Robeson County Public Library make for great summer reading

Whether you’re planning on taking a beach vacation this summer or just want to unwind with a good read in the comfort of your own home, the Robe...

May 26th, 2017 |  


‘Nunsense’ opens June 9

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton will stage its production of “Nunsense, the Musical” Ju...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Author p.m. terrell delves into her family’s past in new series

Author p.m. terrell delves into her family’s past in new series

LUMBERTON — Award-winning author p.m.terrell has taken a departure from her suspense novels to write of her family’s distant past in ̶...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Hunt-Freeman

Hunt-Freeman

Diane and Durwin Hunt, of Rowland, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal A. Hunt, to Hansel L. Freeman III.He is...

May 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Burr, Pittenger lead effort to undo injustice to Lumbee
Youths answer call to duty

Youths answer call to duty

On Monday, America will pause to honor and remember the patriotic men and women who sacrificed their lives in support of our liberty. Here in North Ca...

May 27th, 2017 |  


Senate budget robs 4-year-olds

Senate budget robs 4-year-olds

The most shameful thing about the disastrous budget passed by the Senate two weeks ago is not the vindictive 3 a.m. budget cuts to education programs ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


County continues rightward drift

County continues rightward drift

The 2018 political races are too far away to analyze though every pundit is itching to do so. But there are some burning local observations.Danny Brit...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Alamac closing provides county big marketing tool

“When you ain’t got nothing, you got nothing to lose.”— Bob Dylan, in “Like a Rolling Stone.”Last week’s new...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Don’t Fry Day a reminder of benefits of sunscreen use

To the Editor,What follows Wednesday and Thursday? This, week, it’s “Don’t Fry Day” — an occasion to raise awareness for...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Does pay hike mean fewer rules?

Does pay hike mean fewer rules?

RALEIGH — I have been writing a regular column on North Carolina politics and public policy since 1986. Over three decades of writing about and ...

May 24th, 2017 updated: May 24th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


EPA revision brings big change to the farm

EPA revision brings big change to the farm

The United States Environmental Protection Agency revised the Worker Protection Standard in 2015. The Worker Protection Standard is a federal regulati...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Tribe to hold economic summit at UNCP

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe will hold the 2017 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit on May 24 and May 25 on the campus of The University of North Carol...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


45 years later, Washington’s endures downtown

45 years later, Washington’s endures downtown

WASHINGTON — Window shopping has all but disappeared in downtown Lumberton, except for one store.Since 1973, Washington’s Men’s Stor...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


College graduations, high school graduations, the last day of school, and then it is here — the long-awaited break every student looks forward t...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Market should steer economy, not regulations

Market should steer economy, not regulations

Readers who care about the environment have contacted me with questions such as “should I support the natural gas line coming to Robeson County,...

May 6th, 2017 |  


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