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  1. Robeson back on snow watch -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Robesonian

    On the two-week anniversary of a snowfall that blanketed the Robeson County, residents on Wednesday were again on a snow watch with weather forecasters calling for another round of the white, cold stuff to hit Wednesday afternoon and evening. The threat has forced The Robesonian to publish Thursday's edition early, on Wednesday afternoon.


  2. County could get up to 2 inches of snow Wednesday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Robesonian

    As much 2 inches of snow could fall on parts of Robeson County when the latest round of wintry weather hits Wednesday. As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service office in Wilmington was predicting a 70 percent chance of rain and snow today, becoming all snow after 3 p.m. and with a high temperature near 38. Tonight's forecast called for a chance of snow before 7 p.m. and then gradual clearing, with a low around 21. How the snow would affect local government operations was unclear Tuesday evening.


  3. UNCW ranks No. 7 for online programs -Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | The Robesonian

    The University of North Carolina Wilmington has been ranked No. 7 on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Online Bachelor's Programs.


  4. Snow on way, cold hanging tight -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 3 | The Robesonian

    The freezing rain and snow forecast to hit Robeson County Wednesday and overnight had yet to start falling when governments and businesses began to adjust their schedules. The National Weather Service in Wilmington was calling for a 30 percent chance of snow with an accumulation of about 1 inch for Wednesday afternoon.


  5. Cold strengthens grip on Robeson -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | The Robesonian

    If you are looking for a challenging New Year's resolution to begin the new year, here's one: Try to stay warm. Robeson County residents looking for a forecast that they can warm up to won't get it from Stephen Keebler, a meteorologist with National Weather Service in Wilmington.


  6. County facing critical hire for its economic futureRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 19 | The Robesonian

    It would be hard to overstate the gravity of the hire that Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris and his team are currently charged with. We speak of the search for the person who will replace Greg Cummings as director of the Economic Development Office for Robeson County, a position he has held for almost 22 years.


  7. Robeson officials watch as GenX threat looms - 3:37 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | The Robesonian

    About a mile upstream from the William O. Huske Lock and Dam, the Fayetteville Works plant, owned by Chemours, discharges wastewater into the Cape Fear River. Farther downstream Wilmington and Brunswick County draw their drinking water.


  8. Transit will waste tax dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina is urbanizing. One of its urban areas, Charlotte, has an extensive transit system that includes rail lines.


  9. An Interstate 74 key to futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 | The Robesonian

    U.S. 74 is the primary highway through North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. While some folks only know it as the route to the beach, this vital corridor connects challenged rural communities to economic and transportation assets in Charlotte and the port in Wilmington.


  10. Road leads back to public TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and host of the "McLaughlin Group" public-television show from 1982 to 2016 was just as loud and bumptious in person as he was on TV. I never worked for him, but I did spend a year working for weekly "McLaughlin Group" panelists Fred Barnes and Mort Kondracke when they were both editors at The New Republic, the magazine where I served as a reporter-researcher.


  11. Tee Time: Graham leads Lady Braves to 72-65 winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Coming from a junior college in St. Petersburg to a Division II program in Pembroke, Tee Graham made quite the splash in her debut for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke women's basketball team on Saturday. The redshirt sophomore ran the show for the Lady Braves in a 72-65 win over Fayetteville State, finishing with 15 points, five assists, four rebounds and three steals.


  12. Landfill competition is healthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Robesonian

    North Carolina House Bill 56 got a lot of press earlier this fall when the General Assembly overrode the governor's veto of the legislation. But most of the discussion was about GenX, an industrial chemical that had been found in the Cape Fear River, and the associated health concerns.


  13. St. Pauls finds itself in right spot -Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Pepsi-Cola is building a distribution center on N.C. 20, just west of Interstate 95. The company picked the location at least in part because of its proximity to Interstate 95. ST. PAULS - This Robeson County town has turned its location into a major selling point and is cashing in as a result.


  14. Attack on democracy continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Robesonian

    The folks running the General Assembly reached a new low this week in their efforts to dismantle our democracy - and that is no small feat given their actions in the last few years. Senate Rules Chairman Bill Rabon filed legislation calling for a constitutional amendment to shorten the terms of all judges in the state to two years and end every current judge's term at the end of 2018.


  15. Charter school info session is Thursday -Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Robesonian

    An informational meeting to gauge Robeson County parents' interest in enrolling their children in a charter school has been scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Charter School Inc. will lead the meeting at the Robeson County Public Library located at 101 N. Chestnut St. in Lumberton.


  16. 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.


  17. Murals in Greensboro feature images of Lumbee Tribe membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Robesonian

    While walking through the streets of Wilmington, you may be surprised to see the faces of local Lumbees but that's what residents got as they unveiled the murals of Miss Lumbee Madison Davenport and Tecumseh Jones. Marty Kotis III, a member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, attended The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's 2016 spring commencement ceremony.


  18. Burnette wins ECU fellowship -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | The Robesonian

    Burnette is a second-year doctoral student in the Higher Education Leadership program at ECU.


  19. Robeson says no way Hurricane Jose - 7:48 pm updated:Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2017 | The Robesonian

    It appears Jose, unlike Irma this past week and Matthew a year ago, has no interest in North Carolina, and Robeson County in particular. Jose was a Category 4 hurricane this past weekend but ended the day on Thursday as a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph.


  20. GenX consequences could reach youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | The Robesonian

    And so it is with the GenX debate. Up to this week I thought that was an issue for those areas drawing their drinking water from the Cape Fear River east of Fayetteville.


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