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  1. RA Jeffreys apologizes for tribe-logo useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Robesonian

    A local beer distributor is apologizing for using the Lumbee Tribe's logo and slogan in Budweiser and Bud Light advertisements, and says it removed the ads before the tribe filed a trademark infringement lawsuit. The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina filed the lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch and distributor R.A. Jeffreys, which has a plant in Lumberton, on Tuesday.

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  2. Sheriff: Army Reserve officer threatens members of Raeford mosque -Read the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | The Robesonian

    An Army Reserve officer left bacon at a mosque and brandished a handgun while threatening to kill Muslims and "bury them behind the mosque," North Carolina authorities said Friday. Suspect Russell Thomas Langford, 36, made death threats against members of the mosque about 20 miles southwest of Fayetteville, authorities said.

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  3. Bonnie has more rain for RobesonRead the original story

    Tuesday May 31 | The Robesonian

    A storm known as Bonnie is to blame for the soggy weather. Robeson County has already seen about 2 inches of rain since Friday, and Bonnie is expected to bring an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain to the Carolinas this week.

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  4. Jones earns berth in NCAA ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Kory Jones will continue his sophomore campaign into the NCAA postseason as the Raeford native was among 19 student-athletes nationwide selected to compete for the national title in the long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, May 26-28, in Bradenton, Fla. The announcement marked the fifth time in the last seven years that the Braves have had an athlete selected to participate in NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field's premier event.

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  5. Memorial to honor fallen officersRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Sponsored by the Robeson County Executive Law Enforcement Officer's Association, the program begins at 10 a.m. at Robeson Community College. The service will honor 15 Robeson County police officers who have died in the line of duty.

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  6. Crime reportRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Terri Locklear, of Russell Road, Lumber Bridge; Jevon Blount, of Derwood Road, Lumberton; Steve Branch, of Old Whiteville Road, Lumberton; Margaret Locklear, of Old Baker Road, Maxton; Tisha Chavis, of McGirt Gin Road, Maxton; Connie Locklear, of Marcus Road, Pembroke; Raeford Hunt, of Marcus Road, Pembroke; Annie Goins, of N.C. 710 North, Red Springs; Maria Garcia, of McBridge Road, Red Springs; and Melinda Reinoehl, of East McRainey Road, St. Pauls.

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  7. web1_Carbone_SFLA_NCS-2-1280x853-.jpgRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The Robesonian Charles Tapp explains the dashboard, a touch screen device located in the foyer of Sandy Grove Middle School that displays various statistics on the building, including energy saving, heating and cooling and weather statistics. Sandy Grove Middle School has a common entrance that breaks off into separate corridors and classrooms like this one for each grade level.

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  8. Metcon builds energy-saving LREMC facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Robesonian

    The new Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation facility in Raeford boasts energy-efficient features like LED lighting, solar-heated water, daylight-harvesting modules and an HVAC with a "geothermal loop." The new Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation facility in Raeford boasts energy-efficient features like LED lighting, solar-heated water, daylight-harvesting modules and an HVAC with a "geothermal loop."

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  9. ASPCA adoption event ends earlyRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | The Robesonian

    A weekend effort to find homes for the animals which were rescued from an unlicensed shelter in Hoke County is ending a day earlier because all the animals have been adopted. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said in a statement that homes were found for more than 700 dogs and cats by Saturday afternoon.

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  10. Dogs, cats rescued from Hoke shelter available for adoptionRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Nearly 700 cats and dogs rescued in January from an unlicensed animal shelter in Raeford are up for adoption free of charge beginning today. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' adoption event begins today and ends Sunday at a temporary ASPCA shelter at 2215 Nash St. in Sanford.

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  11. Minter to headline FCA banquetRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Mike Minter, an All-Pro safety who spent his 10 NFL seasons with the Panthers, will be the keynote speaker for the event. He's currently the head football coach at Campbell University.

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  12. Charges stack up against ex-jail employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | The Robesonian

    A former Robeson County corrections officer arrested this week following a highway chase is facing more than a dozen charges in four counties, including Robeson, court records show. Abram Cole Brewington, 29, of Rowland, was arrested Monday morning after an officer noticed his vehicle description matched that of a suspect in an armed robbery at Three Brothers Store in Rockingham.

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  13. General Assembly should revisitfunding for spay/neuter programRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Robesonian

    We at Robeson County Humane Society support the need for a low-cost spay/neuter program in North Carolina. One was established by our legislature in 2001 for low-income pet owners, and it has provided funds for thousands of surgeries in our state.

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  14. Rescued animals now a evidenceaRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Robeson County animal lovers hoping to get animals rescued from a Raeford shelter into a loving home may get a chance, but not anytime soon. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, which seized almost 700 animals from The Haven, a no-kill shelter in Raeford, last week said that the court system has to grant custody to the ASPCA before the group can consider putting the rescued animals up for adoption.

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  15. 600 animals seized from Hoke County shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Hoke County deputies seized nearly 600 animals from a private Hoke County shelter Wednesday after advocates say they found sick and starving dogs, cats and horses at the 122-acre complex. Deputies searched The Haven on Fulford-McMillan Road west of Raeford and enlisted the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' help in transporting and caring for the animals.

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  16. Raeford a Billionairea pleads guilty in counterfeiting schemeRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | The Robesonian

    A North Carolina man who called himself "Bullionaire" pleaded guilty in federal court on Thursday to mailing $5,200 in counterfeit $100 bills to Los Angeles after he received them from an alleged counterfeiter in Uganda. Robert Dent, 30, of Raeford, North Carolina, is being prosecuted in Pittsburgh because that's where some of the other bogus bills were passed.

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  17. Nealry 600 get UNCP degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Courtesy photo Some of the 464 graduates enjoy UNCP's Winter Commencement that was held on Saturday at the school's gym in the Jones P.E. Center. Courtesy photo Some of the 464 graduates enjoy UNCP's Winter Commencement that was held on Saturday at the school's gym in the Jones P.E. Center.

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  18. Red Springs police captain suspendedRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Robesonian

    Bennet said he could not say why Locklear was put on unpaid leave last week, calling it a personnel matter. He said Tuesday morning that Locklear is still employed with the town.

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  19. Robeson County heads into Highlander Cup with a winning mentalityaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Robesonian

    A nine-time winner of the Robeson County Golf Championship, Covington looks to carry that winning trend to a team format as captain of Robeson County in the Highlander Cup tournament on Saturday. The one-day event pits 16 of the best amateur golfers from Robeson and Cumberland counties in a Ryder Cup style tournament, featuring six two-man best ball matches and four singles matches.

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  20. Robeson County Football RoundupRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Robesonian

    It took eight games, but the South Robeson football team finally got in the win column Friday with a 26-14 road victory at East Columbus. RAEFORD - The Lumberton High School football team evened its Southeastern Conference record with a 49-34 win at Hoke on Friday night, improving to 4-4 on the season.

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