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Locals weigh in on Obama
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Updated: 11:39 am. |    
Hiring violated policy
Chavis urges St. Pauls board to defeat Smith

Chavis urges St. Pauls board to defeat Smith

ST. PAULS — The man who says he was behind the removal of Tommy Lowry as schools superintendent now has a long-time member of the Board of Educa...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Break-insShanika Osbarne of Furman Drive reported that her home was broken into and two televisions with a total value of $700 were stolen.James Harde...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Obama appoved $2B for toxic-water settlements

WASHINGTON — After years of wait, veterans who had been exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Cooper tabs Copeland to lead Commerce

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper named Thursday a business recruiter under a past Democratic governor as his commerce secretary, who will return as Nor...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Chavis: I orchestrated Lowry firing

Chavis: I orchestrated Lowry firing

LUMBERTON — Ben Chavis gladly took credit for his part in uniting six of 11 Robeson County school board members to support firing Superintendent...

January 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


7:24 am
Updated: 2:27 am. |    
Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner had a good feeling when he made the turn Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the third round of the CareerBui...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Playing with an edge

Playing with an edge

RED SPRINGS — Whether he’s snatching rebounds, diving on loose balls, or powering his way to the basket, Eric Graham is relentless on the ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Fairmont boys stay perfect, Lady Mustangs bounce back

Williams posts double-double as Fairmont boys stay perfectBehind a double-double from Alshaquan Williams, the Fairmont boys basketball team claimed an...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina got away with Marcus Paige having one of his lowest-scoring games because Brice Johnson came through with one of hi...

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  


Pirates, Rams win wrestling events

LUMBERTON — Robeson County had all three of its wrestling teams in action on Wednesday night, with Lumberton and Purnell Swett earning top honor...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

ROWLAND — With his team facing a deficit heading into the fourth quarter, Red Springs coach Steve Sinclair pulled his starting guards to the sid...

January 21st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


River Voices to focus on Joseph Mitchell

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Library, along with the Robeson County Arts Council and The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, is hosting ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


UNCP’s Art Department presents faculty exhibit

PEMBROKE — The 2017 Biennial UNCP Art Faculty Exhibition starts Monday at the campus in Pembroke.The exhibit, which includes the work of faculty...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Broadway’s song and dance extravaganza to play at GPAC

PEMBROKE — The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic “42nd Street” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at Givens Performi...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Runners schedule chili competition

LUMBERTON — Chili enthusiasts who want to participate in the annual Bud Light North of the Border Chili Cook-Off on March 4 as part of the Lumbe...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Museum unlocks 100-year-old safe containing bits of Robeson County’s history

Museum unlocks 100-year-old safe containing bits of Robeson County’s history

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County History Museum is dedicated to unlocking the mysteries of our past. When the museum’s deed changed hands 18...

January 6th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


4:31 pm
Updated: 8:56 am. |    
Fayettevill incubator get $10,000 grant
There’s an app for that

There’s an app for that

A colleague of mine recently wrote an article about putting away technology for the sake of family time during the holidays. I must admit, if you read...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Meeting to provide info on feed directive

Meeting to provide info on feed directive

There will be a meeting about the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, 455 Ca...

December 19th, 2016 |  


Grubbs joins Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty

Grubbs joins Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty

LUMBERTON — Brett Grubbs has joined Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty.“Brett has always desired to be an entrepreneur and always enjoyed...

December 13th, 2016 |  


Pate closing after 37 years in business

Pate closing after 37 years in business

LUMBERTON — A family-owned business is about to close after being in business for parts of five decades.After 37 years, Gene Pate is getting rea...

December 10th, 2016 |  


What does a President Trump mean for Robeson County?

What does a President Trump mean for Robeson County?

Robeson County had an 89 percent Democratic registration when I arrived in 2003. Last month Robeson County voters preferred Donald Trump to Hillary Cl...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Maynor certified in immigration law

Maynor certified in immigration law

RED SPRINGS — Attorney Stacy J. Maynor was recently recognized by the North Carolina State Bar as a board certified specialist in immigration la...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


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