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  1. Campbell making good on promise to donate stipendRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Robeson County Commissioner Berlester Campbell is living up to his campaign promise to donate his $700 monthly travel stipend to the community. The commissioner, whose District 2 includes Fairmont, Maxton and Rowland, this month has written nine checks totaling $1,450 to support student scholarships, school trips, a choir concert, and even an anniversary celebration for a local pastor.

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  2. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Robesonian

    ... phus Road, Pembroke; Wakeshia Locklear, of Fodiesville Road, Shannon; and Anthony Bustamonte, of South Robeson Road, Rowland;

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  3. 3 charged with multiple break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Robesonian

    ... for each incident. In an unrelated case, the Sheriff's Office has also charged a father and son for breaking into a Rowland home. Audrey Locklear, 60, and his son Julian Cameron Locklear, 31, are each charged with breaking and entering and larceny ...

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  4. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Robesonian

    ... of U.S. 301, North, Lumberton; Anthony Lowery, of Edgewood Drive, Lumberton; Mary Oxendine, of Andrews Farm Road, Rowland; Melodie Canady, of Mt. Olive Church Road, Lumberton; Alene Barton, of Plum Road, Maxton; Anita Locklear, of Ira Road, ...

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  5. N.C. EMS shaves 4 minutes off response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | EMS1

    ... respond to emergencies throughout the county. They are in St. Pauls, Parkton, Maxton, South Robeson, Fairmont and Rowland. Currently, there are seven full-time county EMS ambulances that serve the county. There is also an additional peak time ...

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  6. Robeson Co. man shot, another wanted in his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WRAL.com

    According to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office, James Oxendine, 48, was found shot in the yard of Brooks Feeds and Hunting Supplies on U.S. Highway 74 West in Maxton Tuesday. The victim lives on Kitchen Street in Rowland.

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  7. Suspect sought in shooting death of Rowland manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Robesonian

    A 48-year-old Rowland man was found dead in Maxton on Tuesday, and authorities have issued a warrant for the man they believe shot him. James Oxendine, of Kitchen Street in Rowland, was found with gunshot wounds in the yard of Brooks Feeds and Hunting Supplies on U.S. 74 in Maxton, according to Maj.

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  8. Rowland man found shot to death outside Maxton hunting storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WMBF

    A 48-year-old Rowland man was found shot to death outside Brooks Feeds and Hunting Supplies in Maxton, North Carolina on Tuesday, according to an official with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. James Oxendine was found in the yard of the business on U.S. Highway 74 West after an argument, according to Major Anthony Thompson.

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  9. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Robesonian

    ... Locklear, of Anita Road, Pembroke; Phyllis Schmale, of N.C. 711, Lumberton; Phillip Oxendine, of Union School Road, Rowland; Keith Locklear, of McMillian Road, Pembroke; Mary Ann Graham, of U.S. 74 West, Maxton; Wanda McNeill, of Mud Alley Road, ...

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  10. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Robesonian

    Meshell Ibarra-Verdin, of Allendale Drive, Pembroke; Eric Bruce, of Tar Heel Road, Lumberton; Edward Lechliter, of Kelly Road, Pembroke; Hollis Locklear, of Ardell Road, Maxton; Alexis Bonnette, of Dawns Drive, Rowland; and Brett Easton Chavis, of Dew Road, Rowland.

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  11. Dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Robesonian

    ... "It shows that you can achieve anything you want." Blue, a defensive end for the Mustangs during his time in Rowland, said it was an experience he'll always remember. As leaders on a South Robeson football team that made the playoffs the last two ...

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  12. 3 charged in separate bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... student there, according to the Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division. Martin Johnson, of South Chicken Road in Rowland, is charged with trafficking opium or heroin; possession with intent to manufacture, sell or deliver a schedule six substance; ...

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  13. Rowland holding special meeting todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Robesonian

    The Rowland Board of Commissioners will hold an emergency closed session meeting at 4 p.m. today to discuss personnel issues. The meeting will be held inside the commissioner's meeting room at the town office on West Main Street.

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  14. Man gets prison time for using box cutter on victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Marietta Times

    Wounding a man with a box cutter during a fight last October in Marietta has resulted in a three-year prison sentence for a North Carolina man. John B. Hunt, 27, last known address 499 Bertha Jones Road, Rowland, N.C., was also ordered to pay $1,280 in restitution to the victim, Louisiana resident Will L. Strother.

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  15. Rowland tables vote on IT contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Robesonian

    After fielding quotes from businesses across Robeson County, Town Administrator Oryan Lowry on Tuesday urged the Rowland Board of Commissioners to hire a Lumberton company to oversee its information technology needs. "They're a small company, but their rates are cheaper," Lowry said.

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  16. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... uther King Jr. Drive, Maxton; Christina Clark, of Dixie Drive, Red Springs; Dedra Sanderson, of Drops Landing Drive, Rowland; and Brandy McKinney, of Monroe Road, St. Pauls.

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  17. Audit gives Rowland a thumbs upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Robesonian

    An auditor told the Rowland Board of Commissioners on Wednesday that there have been across-the-board improvements to the town's finances. The report, which was presented by John Masters of S. Preston Douglas & Associates, showed a 20 percent increase in the town's year-end cash balance, a 10 percent increase in the General Fund, and a 17 percent increase in the town's property tax collection rate.

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  18. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... , of Regan Church Road, Lumberton; Jerry Brayboy, of Moss Neck Road, Lumberton; and Velma Roberge, of N.C. 130 East, Rowland.

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  19. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... Church Road, Lumberton; Lumbee Tribe, on Watson Mill Road, Red Springs; Chip Singletary, of Kitchen Street Road, Rowland; Horace Britt, of Pope's Crossing Road, Lumberton; Anjelica Madrid, of Ingle Drive, Red Springs; Audrey Dimery, of Old ...

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  20. A Christmas treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Robesonian

    The RobesonianVonta Leach hasn't played a down in the NFL this season, but that didn't stop the former Super Bowl champion from giving back to the community this year. Leach, a Rowland native, held his annual "Shop with a Jock" event at the Walmart in Lumberton on Tuesday, where he and his family gave $100 gift cards to more than 100 students, pre-selected by the Public Schools of Robeson County.

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