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Special events Pentecostal United Holy Church will have a pre-pastoral anniversary speaker on Sunday. The speaker will be elder Larry McLean. On Sept....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Squirrel the dog finds a home

Squirrel the dog finds a home

WILMINGTON — How’s this for a doggone, tail-waggin’ happy ending?Squirrel, the once mangy mutt who was nursed back to health at the ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


McCrory touts tuition cut

McCrory touts tuition cut

PEMBROKE — Gov. Pat McCrory touted a plan that will lower tuition at The University of North Carolina Pembroke during a visit to the school on T...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to killing his brother after recently being deemed fit for trial, according to Robeson County Dis...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Woman’s death ruled of natural causes

PEMBROKE — A Pembroke’s woman death has been ruled natural, but a burglary at her home is still under investigation, according to Pembroke...

August 26th, 2016 |  


I-95 reopens after cross-county chase, wreck near St. Pauls

I-95 reopens after cross-county chase, wreck near St. Pauls

ST. PAULS — Southbound Interstate 95 near St. Pauls is open again after a cross-county chase Thursday afternoon that ended with the driver wreck...

August 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
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Playing with an edge

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 |  


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 |  


McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

William McGirt is off to the best start of his PGA Tour career as he continues his sixth full season.Despite a lack of practice and time away from the...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Robeson County Schools postpone Friday basketball games

Jeff Fipps, Robeson County’s director of athletics, announced on Wednesday that all high school basketball games scheduled for Friday have been ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Jack of all trades

Jack of all trades

PEMBROKE — Seed jewelry making and soapstone carving, laced with stories of history and tradition, are just a sample of the creative treasure tr...

August 28th, 2016 |  


The blind support the blind at monthly meeting in Lumberton

The blind support the blind at monthly meeting in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — On the second Thursday of each month, a lively group of blind and visually-impaired people gather in Community Education Room I of S...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Southeastern Health, Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network receive grant

Southeastern Health, Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network receive grant

Southeastern Health and Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network have received a mini-grant to seed a new volunteer medical transportation min...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Pembroke walk-inclinic now open-accessPEMBROKE — Southeastern Health’s clinic in Pembroke is now an open-access clinic with primary care c...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Smart-size your portions, right-size your body

Smart-size your portions, right-size your body

Portion sizes have changed dramatically over the past 20 to 30 years. A portion is what you serve yourself or what a restaurant serves you. The realit...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Artist Market taking applications
Artist Market taking applications

Artist Market taking applications

PEMBROKE — The Museum of Southeast American Indians at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Kim Pevia, owner and CEO of K.A.P. Innovati...

August 14th, 2016 updated: August 14th, 2016. |  


The Robesonian welcomes 3 to staff

The Robesonian welcomes 3 to staff

LUMBERTON — The Robesonian recently welcomed three new staff members: Tammy Britt, Denice Stephens and Juanita Lagrone.Britt began as circulatio...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Dollar General buys former Walmart Express in Red Springs

Dollar General buys former Walmart Express in Red Springs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The former Red Springs Walmart Express at 908 E. Fourth Ave. is among 41 stores that have been purchased by Dollar Gener...

August 1st, 2016 |  


The Depot Hot Dog Shop opens in Pembroke

The Depot Hot Dog Shop opens in Pembroke

PEMBROKE — The Depot Hot Dog Shop in Pembroke lives up to its name in more ways than one. Located near the old railroad depot station, the windo...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Freeman takes helm at UNCP’s Entrepreneurship Incubator

Freeman takes helm at UNCP’s Entrepreneurship Incubator

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Entrepreneurship Incubator has a new front man.James Freeman recently took the p...

July 25th, 2016 |  


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