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  1. Down by the river -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Robesonian

    Dozens of children and adults jumped into canoes on Saturday to try out the dark waters of the Lumber River at the eighth annual Lumber River Day Festival, a day to celebrate the river and the state park that showcases it. An estimated 600 came to the Lumber River State Park at Princess Ann to enjoy food, music, exhibits, canoe rides and more.

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  2. Crime report -Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | The Robesonian

    Robert Lewis, of East 21st Street in Lumberton, reported Monday that someone stole his Glock 19 9 mm handgun, valued at $500. Janice Dowless, of Bladenboro, reported Monday that while she was in a Lumberton restaurant someone stole her debit card and used it to make $460 worth of purchases.

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  3. 45 years later, Washintona s endures downtown -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Since 1973, Washington's Men's Store has displayed its wares in the windows at 302 Elm St. Besides summer suits, Washington's is currently displaying tuxedoes for prom season. On Wednesdays, W.C. Washington has one special item on display in front of the store - his prized 1948 Plymouth Club Coupe.

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  4. Farm finds power in hogs -Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Dwarfed by the massive 1.2-million-gallon biodigester, tanker trucks deliver 24 hours a day the liquid energy that helps turn hog waste into electricity at the Storms Farms' power plant near Bladenboro. On the farm, Billy Storms tends 23 hog houses on 500 acres of land that he cleared himself, one stump at a time.

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  5. Whata s HappeningRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Exhibit opens: An opening reception for "The Life of the Theater" exhibit will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Carolina Civic Center Theater. The exhibit features historic and current photographs of the beautifully-restored theater which first opened in 1928.

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  6. Lewis and WiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Lewis is the son of Scott and Leah Lewis of Bladenboro. He is the grandson of Seth and Phyllis Lewis of Bladenboro.

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  7. Whata s HappeningRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Junior Service League: The Lumberton Junior Service League will hold a vendor and yard sale at Lumberton Senior High School, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Merchandise on sale will include: LuLaRoe, Tupperware, Initials, Inc., The Secret Garden, Thirty-One, Stella and Dot, and others. There will also be steak plates for sale for $15 from 11 a.m until 1 p.m. Vendor registration is $50 inside; and $25 outside.

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  8. Superstitious fans try to help Tar Heels earn titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The beloved play-by-play radio announcer for the North Carolina basketball and football teams from 1971 to 2011, Durham had a go-to phrase when a game was hanging in the balance for the Tar Heels: "It's time to go where you go, and do what you do." Superstition is defined by Merriam-Webster as "a belief or practice resulting from ignorance, fear of the unknown, trust in magic or chance, or a false conception of causation."

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  9. Lumberton man charged after deadly crash -Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Robesonian

    A Lumberton man has been charged with driving while impaired after a fatal two-vehicle wreck in Robeson County, according to the state Highway Patrol, and could face additional charges. According to Trooper C.D. Lowry's report, James Antonio McIntyre, 34, of Contempora Drive, was traveling south on N.C. 71 about two miles from Lumber Bridge when his Suzuki sport utility vehicle crossed the center line and hit a northbound Hyundai sedan being driven by Marcus Vashun Ford, 38, of N.C. 131 in Bladenboro.

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  10. UNCP softballa s Abbey Walters tabbed as PBC player of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Bladenboro native Abbey Walters got rewarded for her impressive start to the season for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke softball team, earning Peach Belt Conference player of the week honors, the league announced Tuesday. It's the first such honor for Walters, a West Bladen alum who is in her second season as a Brave.

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  11. Preview: Lady Braves building winning traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Robesonian

    On day one of taking the reins of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke softball program in 2013, Brittany Bennett made a commitment to Director of Athletics Dick Christy that the program would thrive better than it had in the years before her arrival. Four years later, she has fulfilled her words, building the program up and leading the way with several program firsts along the way.

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  12. SBI nears end of shooting probe -Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The investigation into the November shooting of a Bladenboro woman by a Lumberton police officer will be in the hands of the district attorney within a couple of weeks, according to the State Bureau of Investigation. On the evening of Nov. 22, Officer Daniel Smith shot Rebecca Muse Hunt outside the Dollar General store on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to multiple sources.

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  13. Bladen teens accused of school threats -Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Officials in Bladen County say two 15-year-olds have been placed under house arrest and two other teens have been arrested after threats of violence were made against two different schools. A news release from the Bladen County Sheriff's Office said several West Bladen High School students received Instagram messages on Jan. 18 telling them to stay away from school because there would be violence the next morning.

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  14. UNCP softball lands 3 on All-PBC squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Robesonian

    For the first time in UNC Pembroke softball history, three Braves have been named to the preseason All-Peach Belt Conference Team, as senior Abbey Walters, along with juniors Taylor Gerhart and Jamie Johnson are among the 11 players on the prestigious list, the organization announced Tuesday. Walters, a Bladenboro native and West Bladen alum, was a dual-threat for the Braves last season, hitting .396 with eight home runs and 42 runs batted in at the dish.

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  15. Lack of focus dooms FairmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Fairmont's Corry Addison scored 14 points in the Golden Tornadoes' 84-77 loss to Dillon on Thursday. Fairmont was plagued by turnovers and a sluggish third quarter in the loss.

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  16. Fairmont hangs on to beat East BladenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Fairmont's Jarique Moore finished with 28 points and 20 rebounds in the Golden Tornadoes' 89-78 win over East Bladen on Wednesday. Fairmont will play Dillon at 6 p.m. tonight.

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  17. Family: Woman shot by officer still critical -Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The woman who was shot by a Lumberton police officer suffered five gunshot wounds and remains in critical condition on a ventilator, according to multiple family members. The woman's name has not been released by the SBI, but The Robesonian has learned she is Rebecca Muse Hunt, and she lives in Bladenboro. 2 comments

  18. Candidates for House District 46 get into scuffle -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The annual Beast Fest brought out the beast in two attendees Saturday and resulted in charges being filed against two N.C. House of Representative candidates. According to witnesses, Republican District 46 candidate Brenden Jones and Democratic candidate Tim Benton were exchanging words Saturday afternoon at the main entrance to the festival near U.S. 24. "Some fliers have evidently been circulating saying Mr. Benton was involved in , and he was accusing Mr. Jones of being responsible for the fliers," said eyewitness Woody Hester.

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  19. Robeson County crime report -Read the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Felica Patterson, of East Fifth Street, Lumberton, reported Wednesday that her $529.88 Ruger firearm was stolen from her home, according to a police report. Patrick McCartney, of Townsend Street, Lumberton, reported Wednesday that someone broke into his house and stole two televisions valued at $450 each, $39 worth of ammo and a $150 watch, according to a police report.

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  20. Lumber River Baptist Association collecting for flood victims -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Cheryl Shaw, executive secretary for the association, says the association plans to drive a tractor-trailer to Louisana when the donation drive ends. She estimated Thursday that the truck is nearly half full.

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