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  1. Strickland to join KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Robesonian

    On Wednesday afternoon, Strickland committed to that goal, signing his letter of intent to join the baseball program at St. Andrews University in Laurinburg. The son of Perry and Myra Strickland, Matthew wanted to stick close to Pembroke when narrowing down his final choice, making the short trip up U.S. 74 appealing.


  2. Scots sweep Purnell Swett to win SEC openerRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Friday's Southeastern Conference opener between Scotland and Purnell Swett was a nip-and-tuck affair for the first 18 minutes. The Scots hit 3-pointers on four straight possessions shortly after halftime and outscored the Rams by 15 points in the third quarter en route to a 72-66 victory.


  3. Man shot at Maxton barRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A Laurinburg man is in stable condition after being shot outside of a Maxton sports bar, according to Maxton Police Chief Tammy Deese. According to Deese, officers went to Authentix Sports Bar on Railroad Street at about 2:40 a.m. Sunday and found 35-year-old James Bethea had been shot once.


  4. Collard greens in heavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Courtesy photo John Walter Graham Sr. frequently took home trophies from the Maxton Collard Festival, most notably for huge collards he grew at Graham & Sons Produce. Courtesy photo John Walter Graham Sr. frequently took home trophies from the Maxton Collard Festival, most notably for huge collards he grew at Graham & Sons Produce.


  5. Jones files for District 47 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A former member of the Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education filed Monday as a candidate for the N.C. House District 47 seat, and an incumbent county commissioner filed for re-election. A lifelong resident of Robeson County, Jones holds a bachelor of science degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation, with a minor in Biology, from what is now The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.


  6. Hard times unite unlikely pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Ernest Bethel, right,, has made it his mission to help someone else in need after being evicted from his Pembroke apartment in January. Bethel has since paid four months rent for Terry Ray, left, who in turn opened his home to Bethel.


  7. Businesses brace for Black FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Bundles of Black Friday inserts wait for delivery at The Robesonian. Be sure to check out Thursday's edition to see what retailers have in store for this year's sales extravaganza.


  8. Housing provided the disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Robesonian

    John Graham enjoys sitting on the porch of his new home in Parish Place II with Rebecca Crawford, his granddaughter-in-law. Parish Place II, an eight-apartment housing community for low income persons with disabilities, was officially dedicated on Thursday.


  9. Person killed in wreck from LaurinburgRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | The Robesonian

    The state Highway Patrol has released the name of a woman killed in a head-on collision Thursday, and three other people who were injured in the crash. Jennifer Marie Giddens, 29, of Wagram Street in Laurinburg, was killed when her Hyundai passenger car crossed the center-line on Shannon Road, colliding with a Dodge pickup truck driven by Ruby Ann Jones, according to a report filed by Trooper K.D. Locklear.


  10. Crowded field in Maxton electonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Maxton's 1,856 eligible voters will have plenty of choices come Election Day as 11 candidates seek to fill three seats on the town's Board of Commissioners. They also have two candidates for mayor to choose from on Tuesday who have a combined 34 years of experience on the town board.


  11. Maxton police look for shooter of 3Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Andrew Everett, 25, Sidney Garner, 23, and James Tyndall, 19, all of Laurinburg, were traveling on Graham Street when shots were fired into their vehicle, according to Police Chief Tammy Deese. According to Deese, police responded to reports of shots fired around 11:52 p.m. and found several empty shells, but no one who had been shot.


  12. Laurinburg filmmaker explores a forgotten massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A cameraman records Larry Reni Thomas for Christopher Everett's "Wilmington on Fire." The documentary will premiere Nov. 14 at the Cucalorus Film Festival.


  13. Scots wrangle Rams 57-8Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Robesonian

    With its biggest test of the season looming large next week against Pinecrest, Scotland coach Richard Bailey wanted to make sure his team his team remained focused on the opponent in front of them Friday. Not only did the Scots take care of business against Purnell Swett, they did so in dominating fashion, scoring 50 first half points en route to a 57-8 victory.


  14. Healthkeeperz of Robeson Countya s Michael Smith to take donations to South CarolinaRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Robesonian

    As much of South Carolina remains under water, Michael Smith is hoping to provide struggling residents with a little bit of comfort. Smith, a hospice community educator with Healthkeeperz of Robeson County who has family in South Carolina, is organizing a supply drive for the people of South Carolina.


  15. Tribe taking applications for heating helpRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Robesonian

    The tribe began accepting applications on Monday from people who are 65 and older or a veteran. Applications will be accepted through Oct. 23. Applicants who receive disability assistance or households with children 5 years of age or younger can apply from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30. To be eligible for assistance, applicants must meet income requirements set by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


  16. Highland Games returns tonight for 3-day runRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Whether Saturday dawns clear or cloudy, Scotland County will welcome thousands for a day of festive traditions imported straight from the old country. For the seventh year, the Scotland County Highland Games will be staged on the grounds of the John Blue House, offering an extravaganza of Celtic culture from bagpiping and drumming competitions to heavy athletics and sheepdog demonstrations.


  17. Housing director namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Larry Russell has been named the next executive director of the Lumberton Housing Authority, which has had a turbulent two and a half years. "I'm no stranger to housing.


  18. To deter drunken driving,make punishment fit crimeRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | The Robesonian

    I was sad to read in a reprinted editorial from your newspaper in the Aug. 20 edition of the Laurinburg Exchange that three members of a prominent Robeson County family died possibly due to a driver under the influence of drugs. The editorial stated: "According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, there were 371 traffic deaths - about 29 percent of the total - in North Carolina during 2014 that resulted from someone driving impaired."


  19. Teen charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A Red Springs teenager has been charged in a shooting Friday that left a Laurinburg man in critical condition, according to authorities. Bryton Mathyia Locklear, 18, of Red Springs, was arrested Saturday morning at a residence on Oxendine School Road, just north of Maxton, according to Capt.


  20. Hudsona s assault on Obamacare hurts our veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Last week a national tourism website, RoadSnacks, released a list of the Ten Worst Places to Live in NC, and it wasn't pretty for towns in the 8th Congressional District. Three of the 10 were in our district, with Rockingham coming in at second, Hamlet at fifth, and Wadesboro eighth.


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