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  1. Crime reportRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Robesonian

    ... according to a police report. Shelia Locklear, of Centerville Church Road, Fairmont; Vernon Locklear, of Elrod Road, Maxton; and Jerri Locklear, of J.R. Road, Maxton.

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  2. Crime reportRead the original story

    Monday | The Robesonian

    ... Wilcox, of Mt. Tabor Road, Red Springs; Andrew Cummings, of Faith Road, Pembroke; Amanda Locklear, of Hezekiah Road, Maxton; Dollar General, on N.C. 71 North, Lumber Bridge; Charles Locklear, of Saddletree Road, Lumberton; Terrell Sturgis, of New ...

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  3. Robeson schools plan doable with savings, possible tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian More than 300 residents, most of which came from the Maxton and Rowland communities, attended a meeting on Monday on the school consolidation plan. Several residents voiced their opposition to the plan, saying the new schools would cause problems in the town's economy and take away the towns' sense of community.

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  4. Location a sticking point for Robeson County schools proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Robesonian

    One member of a split school board said she would consider changing her vote to to being in favor of a consolidation plan if schools were located in the towns she represents. Brenda Fairley-Ferebee, whose District 2 includes Maxton and Rowland and surrounding areas, said she currently does not support sfL+a Architects' plan because a tentative map of newly constructed schools does not show any being built inside Maxton or Rowland town limits.

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  5. District 2 school board member Brenda Fairley-Ferebee says she might...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Robesonian

    Courtesy photo Townsend Middle School in Maxton is one of 30 schools that would be closed as part of a school consolidation plan in Robeson County. Maxton's R.B. Dean Elementary School would also be closed, causing some Maxton officials and residents to worry about the town's economy and sense of community.

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  6. The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County seem...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Robesonian

    ... a cram session without getting involved and talking to people in the community." Fairley-Ferebee, who represents the Maxton and Rowland areas, said at a board meeting on April 19 that she had attended meetings in Hoke County when sfL+a was proposing ...

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  7. Robeson County leaders voice support for school consolidation plan,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Robesonian

    ... mentioned they wanted new schools, but the consolidation seemed to pack too many students into one school. Many Maxton and Rowland area residents said the consolidation would, as one Maxton resident put it, "decimate" their towns. "If the ...

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  8. Shannon man takes murder pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | The Robesonian

    ... Chavis, are accused of killing 21-year-old Terry McLauchlin on Sept. 8, 2011, at McLauchlin's McGirt Gin Road home in Maxton. Dial pleaded guilty in 2013 and Chavis in 2014. According to District Attorney Johnson Britt, Lowery had confessed to his ...

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  9. Robeson commissioners, school board catch heat over plan to consolidate schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Robesonian

    ... spoke worried that the project would take away their sense of community. "We are concerned about our two schools in Maxton," said Emmett Morton, mayor of Maxton. "When Maxton lost our high school to West Robeson, we lost our identity. We understand ...

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  10. Maxton workers to get raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Robesonian

    The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to include a 2.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for all town employees in the budget that becomes effective July 1. It will be the first raise since 2011, according to Myra Tyndall, Maxton's finance officer. Tyndall said the all of the town's 24 full-time and part-time employees will receive the 2.5 percent raise.

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  11. Pair crusade against litterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | The Robesonian

    ... Not Taking Anymore to raise awareness of littering in Robeson, like this pile of burned trash on John L. Road in Maxton. Courtesy photo by Patricia Brayboy Kayron Maynor and Patricia Brayboy are using a Facebook page titled Robeson County Citizens ...

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  12. Crime reportRead the original story

    Friday Apr 15 | The Robesonian

    ... valued at $500, was stolen at Walmart on Fayetteville Road, according to a police report. Douglas Kopp, of U.S. 501, Maxton; Constanza Curtis, of Alamac Village Drive, Lumberton; Jonathan Priest, of Sibley Road, Lumberton; Nathaniel Cox, of John L. ...

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  13. Death-row inmate from Robeson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | The Robesonian

    ... was first convicted in 1987 and sentenced to death for the 1986 murder of his 76-year-old next-door neighbor in Maxton, Jesse Ward. According to the Department of Public Safety statement, that sentence was later overturned, but another jury ...

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  14. Robeson commissionersa retreat covers economic development, revaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | The Robesonian

    ... the project will be about $4 million to design and complete. Neville said plans are also in the works to expand the Maxton Water Treatment Plant, built in 1981. That expansion project will cost about $7 million for design and construction. The ...

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  15. More Than 3,700 Campbell Employees Volunteer for Make a Difference WeekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 8 | Business Wire

    ... backpack program at 15 of its sites across the country, including its plants in Napoleon, Ohio, Bloomfield, Conn. and Maxton, N.C. The program aims to supply a backpack full of food to youth who are on the National School Lunch Program during the ...

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  16. Lumber River access area gets debutRead the original story

    Friday Apr 8 | The Robesonian

    The open house-style event will begin at 11 a.m. at the park's Wire Pasture entrance, located at 11765 U.S. 74 West in Maxton. Neill Lee, superintendent of Lumber River State Park, says the 90-acre tract offers increased access to "underserved communities" in western parts of Robeson County.

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  17. Campbell goes for product visibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Packaging World

    ... facilities where the microwavable soups are produced while at the other facility a Trine machine is used. At the Maxton, NC, plant, a Krones Contiroll carousel labeler uses radiant heat to shrink the label rather than steam. But according to Kohler, ...

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  18. Cocaine, cash, guns seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... at the Robeson County Detention Center, each under $1 million bond, - Justin Blake Strickland, 32, of Sanbryer Lane Maxton, is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, conspiring to traffic cocaine and trafficking cocaine. Five kilograms of ...

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  19. Fire guts warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Robesonian

    ... throughout the day. Sheriff's Lt. Brian Duckworth, a fire investigator, said he had spotted plumes of smoke while in Maxton, about 20 miles away. As many as 75 firefighters responded to the blaze, including the building's owner, Zax Abdil, who is a ...

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  20. Da Public's Eye Debuts Official ' Talk About Me' Music Video Feat. High DefyfinitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | PR Log

    ... release Da Public's Eye is gearing up for a Summer 2016 tour. The 2016 Eye Talk About It Tour kicks off, June 4 in Maxton, NC. Tickets for all dates go on sale March 28. About Da Public's Eye Da Public's Eye is an eccentric artist that represents ...

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