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  1. June 16, 2018 ] Edge to try again on economic board NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | The Robesonian

    The possibility of an advisory board that would assist in the recruitment of businesses and industries to Robeson County will come up again at Monday's meeting of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner David Edge proposed the creation of such a board during the Monday meeting last week, but no action was taken after a brief discussion.

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  2. May 30, 2018 ] Ashburn back managing Red Springs NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | The Robesonian

    Red Springs' town manager didn't think it was a big deal when he had shortness of breath two months ago because he's almost never sick. "The last day in April I was unloading my car, and had shortness of breath," he said.

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  3. Jones added to field at the NCAA track and field championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | The Robesonian

    Senior Kory Jones, who captured All-America honors in the Long Jump with a seventh place finish at the 2016 NCAA Championships, will compete for a national championship again as the Raeford native learned on Monday that he has been added to the list of competitors for this year's event as well. A product of Raeford and Hoke County High School, Jones posted an NCAA provisional qualifying mark with a leap of 7.46 meters on the way to capturing his second Peach Belt Conference title in three years at the 2018 PBC Championships in April.

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  4. May 17, 2018 ] Hall pleased with Southside turnout NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | The Robesonian

    About three dozen people turned out on Thursday at a job fair as the Innovative School District took a big first step toward staffing Southside-Ashpole Elementary School. Eric Hall, superintendent of the district, was pleased with the turnout at the fair, which was held over two hours at Rowland Town Hall.

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  5. May 14, 2018 ] Jury awards $17M to crash victims NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The Robesonian

    A Robeson County jury recently awarded $17 million to the families of the victims of a 2015 car accident that killed one person and severely injured another. Keith Pate, 44, of Laurinburg, who experienced permanent brain injuries as a result of the accident, was awarded $4 million in damages on Wednesday.

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  6. Pembroke council gives OK for duplexes -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Robesonian

    After having tabled the issue for about six months, council members approved a motion that cleared the way for the construction of four duplexes on Deese Road. The units will be intended for students at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

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  7. Butterball to add 50 jobs in Hoke -Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Butterball LLC, the nation's largest turkey producer, is expanding its Raeford operations to include a new production line for turkey bacon products. According to a statement from the company, it will add 50 jobs to its Hoke County workforce, which currently totals more than 100.

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  8. Man wanted for assault on teacher arrested in Robeson -Read the original story

    Dec 7, 2017 | The Robesonian

    A man who beat a teacher inside a North Carolina elementary school after asking about a former employee has been arrested, authorities said. Michael Lee Nivens is charged with attempted first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the attack after school Monday that left the teacher in the hospital, Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said.

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  9. Hokea s Love signs with UNCPRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke men's basketball team added an impressive local talent to its roster during the early signing period on Thursday when Raeford native and Hoke County product Silas Love inked his named to a National Letter of Intent to continue his academic and athletic career with the Braves. A 6-foot-7 forward, Love averaged a double-double with 17.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game last season for the Bucks.

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  10. Fugitive in murder case caught in Raeford -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | The Robesonian

    A man who was declared a fugitive when he disappeared as his murder trial was approaching was captured without incident in Hoke County this morning. Walter Morrell McKoy Jr., 22, is being held in the Robeson County jail under a $1.1 million bond set by Superior Court Judge Gregory Bell, according to Erich Hackney, an investigator with the Robeson County District Attorney's Office.

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  11. RCC instructor makes food deliveries to war-torn Africa -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Robesonian

    If you ever find yourself as a contestant on "Jeopardy" and the answer on the board is "He hails from Tar Heel, lives in Raeford, works in Lumberton and is working to solve world hunger," the category will probably be "Scientists Extraordinaire." The correct question? Who is Steven Singletary, Science department lead and instructor at Robeson Community College? Singletary and some partners recently completed a contract with the United Nations World Food Program to deliver 800 metric tons of food to isolated and war-torn parts of Africa where normal channels of distribution are almost impossible.

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  12. Clay events support youth clubs -Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Four-H and FFA clubs throughout the state will share evenly in $103,000 raised by Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina. AgCarolina Farm Credit, Cape Fear Farm Credit, and Carolina Farm Credit recently announced the fundraising results of the inaugural Pull for Youth Charity Sporting Clays events.

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  13. County looking for bounce-back win in Highlander CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Coming into this year's Highlander Cup golf tournament, Robeson County aims to bounce back from a not-so-close defeat against Cumberland County last year. Cumberland has won two of the last three meetings in the Ryder Cup-style event, earning a 6-4 win in 2014 and a dominating 9-2 victory last year.

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  14. From the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Clyde and Willie Jacobs earned a three-stroke victory over Knocky Thorndyke and Billy Bullock in the championship flight of the Pinecrest Senior Shootout on Thursday at Pinecrest Country Club. The four-person captain's choice event is $60 per person or $240 per team with registration beginning 10:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The entry fee includes two mulligans, free practice balls, cart fees, along with lunch and beverages.

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  15. Motorcycle Christmas to drive marks 20th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Robesonian

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Red Springs Toy Run and it is looking like the largest ever with 200 bikes expected to run, supporting more than 500 families in having a happy holiday season. Billed as the largest bike ride in Southeastern North Carolina, the Red Springs Toy Run will return on Nov. 11 for the three-county cruise intended to put smiles on the faces of children.

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  16. From the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Clyde and Willie Jacobs beat Joe Locklear and Ronnie Freeman in a scorecard playoff to win the championship flight of the Pinecrest Senior Shootout on Tuesday at Pinecrest Country Club. Lee Hunt and W.C. Meares earned a one-shot victory over Tommy Belch and James Humphrey to win the second flight.

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  17. Book a Em promotes literacy, nourishes dreams -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Robeson County librarian Leah Tietze-Davis gives a book to sixth-grader Hailey Chavis. The books were donated by Kiwanis of Robeson.

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  18. Book a Em promotes literacy, nourishes dreams -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Robeson County librarian Leah Tietze-Davis gives a book to sixth-grader Hailey Chavis. The books were donated by Kiwanis of Robeson.

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  19. From the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The tournament, hosted by the Robeson County Community College Foundation and the Bullard Restaurant Group, is a four-person captain's choice event with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $75 for an individual payer, $350 for super sponsors - which includes a four-player team with mulligan/ladies tees and hole sponsorship.

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  20. From the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The tournament, hosted by the Robeson County Community College Foundation and the Bullard Restaurant Group, is a four-person captain's choice event with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration begins at 11 a.m., with lunch provided at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $75 for an individual payer, $350 for super sponsors - which includes a four-player team with mulligan/ladies tees and hole sponsorship.

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