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  1. November 18, 2018 ] Godwin: Bar is higher for second term UncategorizedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Harvey Godwin Jr. calls his resounding re-election to a second consecutive term as Lumbee Tribal chairman as a sign the people approve of what his administration has done, and promises to do. Godwin won easily over three other opponents, including Raymond Cummings, the chairman of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners, by garnering almost 68 percent of the total vote.

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  2. November 18, 2018 ] Sheriff: Woman died in murder-suicide try NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    The Sheriff's Office is saying the stabbing death of a woman on Saturday was the result of an attempted murder-suicide. Sheriff Kenneth Sealey identified the dead woman as Pamela Roberts, 59, of 2268 McPhail Road, which is off N.C 211 just outside the city limits of Lumberton.

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  3. November 18, 2018 ] County to decide on 911 purchase UncategorizedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will be asked to approve the purchase of a new E-911 Communications radio system when it meets on Monday. Chad Deese, assistant director of Communications, will make the request when the board meets at 6 p.m. at the county Administration Building, located at 701 N. Elm St. in Lumberton.

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  4. November 18, 2018 ] Area residents invited to start Thanksgiving Day with Turkey Trot FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Walkers and runners looking to stir their metabolism before eating and watching football on Thanksgiving may be interested in the Turkey Trot. All ages are invited to join the Robeson County Road Runners at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday for a fun run through downtown Lumberton.

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  5. November 16, 2018 ] Flood warning still in effect NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Robesonian

    The National Weather Service's flood warning for the Lumber River near Lumberton was extended until further notice on Friday. The Lumber River had crested Friday at 17.5 feet, 4 feet above flood stage, said Jordan Baker, a meteorologist with the NWS office in Wilmington.

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  6. Lumberton man gets 11 years for dealing drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Robesonian

    A 51-year-old Lumberton man will spend 11 years in prison for conspiring with a doctor to distribute prescription drugs in Robeson County. Anthony Andrews pled guilty on Oct. 11, 2016, to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute prescription drugs, according to a press release from Robert J. Higdon, United States attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice's Eastern District of North Carolina.

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  7. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Robesonian

    Cecilia Sheridan, of Stratford Lane in Lumberton, reported to the Lumbeerton Police Department Tuesday that someone broke into her vehicle, causing $650 of damage to the side window and door, and taking $9 in cash. Ursula Mendez, of N.C. 53 West in White Oak, reported to the Lumbeerton Police Department Monday that someone removed a portion of her vehicle bumper, valued at $200, at the Minuteman Food Mart on Wintergreen Drive.

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  8. Tribal speaker questions voter denialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Robesonian

    The Tribal Council speaker questioned Thursday why some people found out they were no longer on the Lumbee Tribe's membership rolls when they tried to vote Tuesday. Anita Hammonds Blanks said that two tribe members, possessing tribal enrollment cards, tried to cast their votes only to be told their cards, and thus their membership, had expired.

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  9. Lumberton is first up with Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Robesonian

    The skies will clear but there will be a chill in the air Saturday for the first in a long line of Christmas parades scheduled throughout Robeson County. The Lumberton Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m., with Wyatt Johnson, a retired longtime city councilman, heading the march through the city as grand marshal.

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  10. November 14, 2018 ] Crime report NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Robesonian

    Tyrone Burden, of Center Street, in Lumberton reported to the Lumberton Police Department that he was the victim of a shooting incident on Wednesday. Mariah Wright, of East 22nd Street in Lumberton, reported to the Lumberton Police Department that she was cut or stabbed Tuesday at Dresden and Coleman streets.

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  11. FBI ups Aguilar reward to $25KRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Robesonian

    Law enforcement officials continue to believe that someone will provide key information on the kidnapping of Hania Noelia Aguilar if the price is right. The FBI has increased its reward from $15,000 to a maximum of $25,000, C. Andrew de la Rocha, a FBI supervisory senior resident agent, said Tuesday.

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  12. Red Cross in urgent need of blood, platelet donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | The Robesonian

    The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Blood and platelet drives have been scheduled in Lumberton to help meet the need.

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  13. FBI: Hundreds of leads followed so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Robesonian

    People who live near where a 13-year-old girl was kidnapped on Nov. 5 and where the SUV used in the kidnapping was found on Thursday are being urged to call law enforcement if any of their neighbors have altered their routines since the kidnapping. If someone knows of anyone in or around Rosewood Mobile Home Park or around the intersection of Quincey Drive Road and Alamac Road who is not acting normally they are asked to call the dedicated tip line at 910-272-5871 or the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845, Police Chief Michael McNeill said Monday.

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  14. Lumberton Christmas parade Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Robesonian

    As done traditionally, the city of Lumberton will open the holiday season with the first Christmas parade in the county. The parade, which will be held Nov. 17, begins in Historic Downtown Lumberton at 10 a.m. and travels up Elm Street to Biggs Park Mall.

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  15. November 11, 2018 ] Event honors Robeson WWI dead NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Robesonian

    On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, 100 years after the armistice ending World War I was signed, a service of remembrance was held Sunday morning under a live oak tree in the garden of the Proctor Law Office in Lumberton. The Veterans Day event was sponsored by the Disabled American Veterans Lumberton Chapter 7, the Robeson Historical Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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  16. Edge, Martin: Cummings wrong on claim they would benefit from warehouse saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Robesonian

    Raymond Cummings, chairman of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners, implied in a recorded telephone conversation that fellow Commissioner David Edge had a financial interest in this warehouse. Edge denies that.

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  17. November 11, 2018 ] LEAF scholarships golden for 27 UNCP students EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Robesonian

    Juggling physics classes at Richmond Community College while working as a shift manager at Bojangles was taking a toll on Sandra Huneycutt. That burden was lifted two years ago when she transferred to UNC Pembroke and was awarded the Golden LEAF Foundation Scholarship.

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  18. November 11, 2018 ] Three have eyes on Godwina s chair NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | The Robesonian

    Incumbent Lumbee Tribal Chairman Harvey Godwin is running on a record he calls one of positive change and achievement in his bid for re-election, while his three challengers say more must be done. When tribal voters go to the polls Tuesday they will be asked to chose from among four tribal chairman candidates.

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  19. November 10, 2018 ] Rams, Pirates send 6 to all-SAC soccer squad UncategorizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The Robesonian

    Six boys soccer players were honored on the all-conference team for the Sandhills Athletic Conference the league announced on Friday. Among the six, goalkeepers from Purnell Swett and Lumberton were honored as the top two players between the pipes this season.

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  20. Braves top Newberry in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | The Robesonian

    Sophomore David Strother scored a game-best 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting to pace a sextet of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke players with double-figure scoring nights as the Braves won their season opener for the third-straight year with a 97-81 victory over Newberry on Friday evening at the PBC/South Atlantic Conference Challenge. The Braves improved to 9-2 in season openers under Ben Miller with the triumph - its first over Newberry since the 1963-64 campaign.

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