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  1. Funding cut robs students of text booksRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... County received $350,094 from the state for textbooks in the 2014-15 budget compared with $1.6 million in 2008-09. SHANNON - Wiley Bullard tries to help his grandson with his homework as often as possible, but Bullard hit a stumbling block recently ...

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  2. Funding cut robs students of text booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Robesonian

    ... County received $350,094 from the state for textbooks in the 2014-15 budget compared with $1.6 million in 2008-09. SHANNON - Wiley Bullard tries to help his grandson with his homework as often as possible, but Bullard hit a stumbling block recently ...

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  3. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Robesonian

    ... to a police report. Mary Linda Ammons, of Evergreen Church Road, Lumberton; Henry Lee Jahn, of N.C. 71 North, Shannon; Fairley Oxendine, of Cotton Valley Road, Rowland; Antonio Williams, of Glenn Road, Lumber Bridge; William Prevatte, of DNT Road, ...

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  4. Woman charged, gaming machines seized from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Robesonian

    Twenty illegal sweepstakes machines were seized from a Shannon home last week, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Maj. Anthony Thompson, chief of detectives, said the Sheriff's Office began investigating allegations of illegal gambling at the home on the 12000 block of Rennert Road after receiving a complaint on Oct. 7. As a result of the investigation, the machines were seized and 45-year-old Iris Locklear was charged with operating five or more gaming machines, which is a felony.

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  5. Sheriff's Office investigating separate shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Robesonian

    ... arrived, they found 33-year-old Shawn Emanuel with multiple gunshot wounds. Emanuel, who lives on McQueen Road in Shannon, was taken to Southeastern Regional Medical Center and later transferred to a hospital in Wilmington. He is in stable ...

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  6. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Robesonian

    ... Siding Road, Lumberton; Sudie Jacobs, of Indian Heritage Road, Lumberton; Gail Stephens Locklear, of Truck Lane, Shannon; Latisha McNair, of Spring Branch Drive, St. Pauls; Thelma Locklear, of Adrenia Road, Maxton; Alkia Delgado, of Miriam Lane, ...

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  7. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Robesonian

    Clayton Homes, on N.C. 41, Lumberton; Michael McCallum, of N.C. 710 South, Rowland; Julius Jones, of Shannon Road, Shannon; Alicia Jones, of Square Lane, Shannon; Gregory Miller, of N.C. 20 West, St. Pauls; and Billy Oxendine, of JLow Drive, Lumberton.

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  8. Christmas wish granted - 4,000 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... sparked an outpouring of support from readers. "I did not think that Robeson County had that big of a heart," said Shannon Loman, Isaiah's mother. "Isaiah has told me that he's had the best Christmas ever." The cards came from businesses, schools, ...

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  9. Christmas wish granted a " 4,000 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... sparked an outpouring of support from readers. "I did not think that Robeson County had that big of a heart," said Shannon Loman, Isaiah's mother. "Isaiah has told me that he's had the best Christmas ever." The cards came from businesses, schools, ...

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  10. Family has Christmas wish for ailing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... of chronic myeloid leukemia are diagnosed each year, while the disease kills about 800 a year. Isaiah's mother, Shannon Loman, works at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Lumberton. Her coworkers are urging Robeson County residents to send Isaiah ...

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  11. 2 charged in murder at storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... at the Robeson County Detention Center. Patterson said investigators are also looking for Vayshawn D. McLean, 18, of Shannon, in connection with the Dec. 11 shooting. "We expect to make additional arrests, but we need to find this young man as soon ...

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  12. Family has Christmas wish for ailing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... of chronic myeloid leukemia are diagnosed each year, while the disease kills about 800 a year. Isaiah's mother, Shannon Loman, works at the Cracker Barrel restaurant in Lumberton. Her coworkers are urging Robeson County residents to send Isaiah ...

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  13. Lumberton man shot and killed; 2 chargedRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... in the Union Chapel community early Monday afternoon. Deputies have charged 24-year-old Marcell Martice McCoy Jr. of Shannon and 26-year-old Antonio Tyquan Purcell of St. Pauls. Sealey says a deputy spotted a car matching the description of one seen ...

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  14. Two arrested in connection to Robeson County homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | WMBF

    ... a chase began. Items of evidence were thrown out of the vehicle. After the chase, Marcell Martice McCoy Jr., 24, of Shannon NC and Antonio Tyquan Purcell, 26, of Pauls NC were detained and arrested for the murder of Bo Junior Locklear. McCoy was ...

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  15. Two charged in shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... in for questioning after leading deputies on a chase from Ira Road to Russell Road near Lombardy Village Road in Shannon. The shooting was reported just before 2 p.m. on Monday. According to Sealey, the chase began after witnesses reported seeing a ...

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  16. Man accused of killing his brother, momRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... ey Bratcher, a student at St. Pauls High School, was killed when shots were fired into his home on Gina Boulevard in Shannon.

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  17. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... Mohawk Road, Red Springs; Nathan Lee Walls, of West Parkton Tobermory Road, Parkton; Burnis Pevia, of Jones Drive, Shannon; Joyce Mozingo, of N.C. 83, Maxton; Edith Gardner Hess, of Cabinet Shop Road, Rowland; Chasidy Lewis, of Jones Road, Pembroke; ...

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  18. Teen killed when shots strike homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Robesonian

    A 17-year-old has died after shots were fired into his Shannon home, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Corey Bratcher died at Southeastern Regional Medical Center after being shot in his home on the 100 block of Gina Boulevard on Wednesday night, according to a statement from Maj.

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  19. Crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... reek Road, Lumberton; Clarissa Flowers, of Brandon's Road, Lumberton; and Juan Manuel Luviano-Benitez, of Cuz Drive, Shannon

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  20. Killer's sentencing brings some closure to slain deputy's family, friendsRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Although Lamont D. Byrd did not acknowledge her, Shannon Lewis stood with courage Monday as she read her victim impact statement in federal court in Raleigh where Byrd was sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 death of Lewis' husband, Nash County Investigator Warren "Sneak" Lewis. "I looked at him, but he never looked at me in the courtroom," Lewis said.

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