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  1. NCHSAA changes kickoffs for 4AA and 4A championship gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Robesonian

    With wintry weather spreading across parts of North Carolina on Friday, it had an impact on the NCHSAA football state championships scheduled for Saturday. While cold rain continues to fall across most of the Southeast, snow has been falling in portions of the Tar Heel state and forced the NCHSAA to push back the kickoffs for the 4AA and 4A championship games.


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

    Saturday Nov 25 | 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.


  3. Sculptor takes different road to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Robesonian

    Shown is Austin Sheppard's award-winning sculpture titled Indigo. The 6-feet-tall piece of art is crafted in a style some refer to as hyper-realism.


  4. Dedication of UNCP Ceremonial Mace set for Friday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Robesonian

    UNC Pembroke has commissioned a new University Mace which celebrates the university's heritage, mission, and its deep-rooted ties to Southeastern North Carolina. The four-foot staff was carved from wood sourced from the Lumber River basin.


  5. View PostRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Courtesy photo Mattew Futrell of Tar Heel caught a pair of impressive bass over the week. Futrell reeled in this fish - which weighed in at 4 pounds and 8 ounces and was 22 inches long - at White Lake using a Berkley Havoc Bottom Hopper and a Lew's American Hero rod and reel.


  6. Rules limp off into the sunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina is a national leader in conservative reform of state governance - a fact that, as you might expect, pleases conservatives and horrifies progressives in the Tar Heel State. Most of the praise or blame, respectively, is directed at the series of tax reforms and reductions the General Assembly has enacted almost every year since 2011, the budgetary restraint that has accompanied those tax cuts, the expansion of parental choice and school competition in North Carolina education, and changes to our unemployment insurance and public assistance programs.


  7. Crime Report -Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Ronald Hunt, of Wagon Wheel Road in Shannon, reported Thursday that someone stole his 2016 Kia Soul. The vehicle's value was not recorded on the incident report.


  8. Unaffiliated voters hold keyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Robesonian

    About 30 percent of North Carolina's 6.8 million registered voters are Republicans. So how in the world do Republicans ever win election in the Tar Heel State? Be careful how you answer that question.


  9. The problem of erasing memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Still, the disgraced former cycling champ Armstrong and early Russian communist leader Leon Trotsky share one peculiar characteristic. It's one that might apply to members of recent UNC-Chapel Hill championship basketball teams in the not-too-distant future.


  10. Evidence is freedom worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Robesonian

    I know many Democrats and progressives who continue to be frustrated by the conservative Republicans who have controlled the North Carolina General Assembly since 2010. The Left has spent years stating and restating its standard narrative about our state - that North Carolina has historically grown faster and been more successful than other Southern states because it was more willing to spend tax dollars on higher education, infrastructure, and other government programs.


  11. Converse kicks the bucket -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The Converse manufacturing plant, once Robeson County's largest private employer with nearly 3,000 employees at its peak of operation, has been reduced to piles of rubble. The demolition came as a surprise to many county residents.


  12. Scotlanda s Zamir White commits to GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The 6-foot-1, 220-pound rising senior is set to follow in the footsteps of Millbrook's Keith Marshall, Tarboro's Todd Gurley and Lumberton's Tim Worley as the next great Bulldog running back from the Tar Heel State. Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and North Carolina were in the mix to land White, with the Tar Heels making a late surge in hopes of landing their first commitment from a five-star prospect since Donte Paige-Moss in 2009.


  13. UNCa s Williams reflects on coaching journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Robesonian

    As nearly 200 supporters gathered in the ballroom at Adelio's Restaurant in downtown Lumberton on Thursday, Roy Williams was just outside the double doors autographing what seemed like an endless amount of memorabilia. While his Sharpie continued to move at a factory-like pace, the 66-year-old veteran coach of the North Carolina men's basketball team was preparing to take the stage at the annual Tar Heel Tour event, sponsored by the Ram's Club.


  14. UNCa s Berry withdraws from NBA DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Robesonian

    University of North Carolina junior point guard Joel Berry II, the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four, is withdrawing his name from the 2017 NBA Draft process and will return to UNC to play for the Tar Heels next season. "After speaking to my family I have decided to withdraw from the 2017 Draft and will return to Carolina next season," says Berry.


  15. UNCa s Justin Jackson enters the NBA Draft; hires an agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Consensus first-team All-America forward and 2017 ACC Player of the Year Justin Jackson will enter the NBA Draft and sign with a professional representative, foregoing his senior year of college after the leading the University of North Carolina to the NCAA championship. "I thank God, my coaches and teammates and the University of North Carolina for giving me this extraordinary opportunity," says Jackson.


  16. Meeks saves the day for UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Meeks, the only Tar Heel who could shoot straight Saturday night, grabbed the game-saving offensive rebound in a 77-76 victory over Oregon after ice-cold Carolina missed its fourth straight free throw down the stretch. All part of a career night for the North Carolina senior, who was on the bench last year when Villanova devastatingly ended the Tar Heels' chance at a title with a 3-pointer at the buzzer.


  17. Hopefully HB142 will end the bathroom talkRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Robesonian

    At this point we aren't convinced that most North Carolinians understand what House Bill 2 did before last week's "reset," or what House Bill 142, the new legislation, actually accomplishes. Perhaps the best measure of HB142 is that it is loathed by both the far left and the far right, so it has that going for it.


  18. Gene Chizik stepping down as UNCa s defensive coordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Robesonian

    After two seasons as the defensive coordinator at North Carolina, Gene Chizik is resigning and leaving coaching to spend more time with his family, he announced in a statement on Thursday. Chizik informed the football team of his decision in a team meeting on Thursday afternoon.


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