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  1. Goodman: Compact districts a logicala -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Robesonian

    One state lawmaker and two political observers see Robeson County residents benefiting from the proposed state House redistricting map that cuts the county's delegation in half. "It was the logical thing to do," said Rep. Ken Goodman, a Democrat whose District 66 will no longer include any of Robeson County.

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  2. County loses two legislators to plan -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | The Robesonian

    Robeson County would lose half its current representation in the state House under district lines that were proposed on Saturday. Under the plan, which must be presented in public hearings before any approval, Robeson would have two House districts, Nos.

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  3. From the FringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | The Robesonian

    John and Joel Haskins earned a three-stroke victory over Tim Moore and Dwayne Emanuel in the championship flight of the Pinecrest Senior Shootout on Thursday. John Lahey and Al Wall won the first flight, with Hoyt Pierce and J.D. Revels securing a second-place finish.

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  4. Bill changes Orrum, Raynham terms to 4 years -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | The Robesonian

    A bill approved this week in the state General Assembly will change the length of terms for those holding elected offices in both Raynham and Orrum. The bill, whose primary sponsor was Rep. Garland Pierce, a Democrat from Wagram whose district represents part of Robeson County, amends charters in both communities so that the terms of council members increases from two to four years.

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  5. Dr. Lisa Gholston-Cox joins Southeastern Medical Clinic St. PaulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Robesonian

    A native of Wagram, Gholston-Cox received an undergraduate degree in Biology from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke in 1985 and a master's degree in Physiology from N.C. State University in 1987. In 1991, she received a medical degree from UNC Chapel Hill.

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  6. House gives budget final OK -Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The North Carolina House gave initial approval to the Republicans' two-year government budget plan Thursday, a proposal that benefits from surging revenues to offer teacher and state employee pay raises, modest tax cuts and more reserves for savings and repairs. The GOP plan, which was rolled out slowly over the past week, cleared the hurdle after more than six hours of debate and actions on close to 40 amendments.

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  7. Pierce seeking task force to take on homeless issue -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Robesonian

    State Rep. Garland Pierce's efforts to have a bill passed establishing a legislative task force to study what he says is a growing problem of homelessness across the state stalled last week. "It just never got out of committee and to the floor for a vote before the bill crossover deadline for this session," said Pierce, a Democrat from Wagram whose district includes part of Robeson County.

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  8. Pierce wants NC study on homelessness -Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | The Robesonian

    State Rep. Garland Pierce is calling for the establishment of a legislative task force to study what he says is a growing homeless population in North Carolina. "Homelessness is increasing all across the state," said Pierce, a Democrat from Wagram whose district includes part of Robeson County.

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  9. Democrats pick Pierce as party whip -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The senior member of Robeson County's legislative delegation has been elected to a leadership position by fellow Democrats, a position he says will bring him closer to the governor's ear and give him more clout in navigating bills through the General Assembly. Garland Pierce, a Democrat from Wagram and the representative of District 49, which includes parts of Robeson, Hoke, Scotland and Richmond counties, said as one of three party whips, he will be assigned about 15 fellow House Democrats that he will keep abreast of legislation and work with them as the try to advance bills.

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  10. Legislators headto Raleigh unsureof whata s on deck -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Local legislators say they are flying blind as the return to Raleigh on Wednesday for state of what is called the General Assembly's long session, during which a two-year state spending plan will we adopted. "Compared to past years, I don't see anything gaining a lot of attention as the session begins," said Rep. Charles Graham, a Democrat from Lumberton.

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  11. Robeson solid waste director retires, receives lifetime achievement award -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Robesonian

    Steve Edge works a methane gas power generating system that he is created with creating. Edge is retiring as solid waste director Wednesday.

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