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Lawmakers: Tolls could impact Scotland
Members of the local legislative delegation say they are opposed to plan that might add tolls to nearby Interstate 95 in Robeson County.
Fri May 17, 2013
NC House OKs I-95 tolls, but only for new lanes
In a unanimous vote Thursday, the House agreed to let the state collect tolls to help pay for the addition of new lanes on I-95 and other interstate highways -- but only if drivers retain the option to drive toll-free in the old lanes.
Thu May 16, 2013
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Jennifer Cole of the Scottish Pilot Club of Laurinburg, left, presents a $500 donation from the club to Carol Ann Lentz, executive director of the American Red Cross of Scotland and Robeson counties.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
Ammo maker to locate new plant in Robeson County
A privately held ammunition manufacturer says it's locating a new manufacturing facility in Robeson County, where it will create 150 jobs and invest more than $15.2 million over the next three years.
The report shows 26 victims of crime - including eight reports of larceny, six for verbal and/or physical assaults and four for breaking and/or entering.
Tue May 14, 2013
Douglas picked as chairman of county's Board of Elections
Lisa Douglas, a Democrat, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Robeson County Board of Elections and Republican Steve Stone will serve as its secretary.
The art of hollerin'
As the summer festival season gears up, we take a look at one of North Carolina's best known.
School board to honor students a meeting tonight
Students participating in this year's annual Battle of the Books competition will be recognized for their achievement when the Public Schools of Robeson County school board holds its regular monthly meeting tonight.
Tolls proposed for I-95 work
Mitigated tolling is best way to pay for an estimated $4.5 billion in repairs and new construction to Interstate 95 passing through North Carolina, according to an economic study released Monday.
Mon May 13, 2013
School board needs to tighten its liberal policy for transfers
As a native of Robeson County, I am disappointed to read in The Robesonian on Sunday an article titled "Smith against moving fourth graders." In reading the article, I was most discouraged by Mr.
Sun May 12, 2013
City's moratorium on sweepstakes extended
The Lumberton City Council on Monday voted to extend a moratorium on sweepstakes establishments, but allowed itself room to revisit that decision depending on what the state's courts say about issue.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mike Smith, chairman of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County, doesn't think the transfer of fourth-graders from Tanglewood and Rowland-Norment elementary schools to Carroll Middle School is a big deal.
Fri May 10, 2013
Campbell out as director of relations panel
John Campbell, a member of the Board of Education of the Public Schools of Robeson County who has worked in human relations on the county and state levels, is no longer the executive director of the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.
Two get prison time in separate murders
Two Pembroke men recently pleaded guilty to murder in separate cases and both were sentenced to a long time in prison.
Man sentenced in murder plot
Two years ago, at the Robeson County jail, Erich Hackney looked into the eyes of a man who had been promised freedom - and $685,000 - in exchange for killing him.
NC man pleads to trying to hire killer
The Robeson County District Attorney's Office say 55-year-old Ronnie Wayne Jones has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for solicitation to commit murder and several other charges.
Thu May 09, 2013
Briefs for May 9, 2013
The Borderbelt Horseman's Association will sponsor a Ranch Sorting Competition at Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center on Saturday.
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United Way seeking food donations
Do you have any non-perishable food that's been sitting for a long time on a shelf? If so, the Robeson County chapter of the United Way would accept it as a gift to get into the hands of the hungry.
Wed May 08, 2013
Remains found in well are those of missing man
Human remains found in a concrete sealed well have been identified as those of Bruce Lee Hunt, 35, of Lumberton, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.