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Some students still not pleased with consolidation of schools in Robeson  wpde.com

Some students said they're still not pleased with the school board's decision to close five schools and consolidate them with others in Robeson County. School ...



Busy Bee Band, Honeybees return to the hive  Times-West Virginian

FAIRMONT — The field at East-West Stadium was abuzz with half a century's worth of memories Friday as East Fairmont High's Busy Bee Band and Honeybees ...



Wolfpack Pair Have Deep West Virginia Roots  Blue Gold News

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — North Carolina State's visit to West Virginia on Saturday will be a family affair for Mike Arcure. Arcure's two grandsons, Thayer and Drake ...



Students worried about rival schools consolidating in Robeson County  wpde.com

LUMBERTON, N.C. (WPDE) — Rival gangs forced into the same lunchroom--it has bad news written all over it. That's what parents in Robeson County are ...



Rowland residents sound off  The Robesonian

ROWLAND — A large crowd of students, parents and residents met Monday night to organize opposition to closing Rowland's high school and middle school.



Robeson County proms rescheduled due to bad weather  wpde.com

ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — Prom events scheduled for Friday night Lumberton High School, Fairmont High Schoo, Early College, St. Pauls High ...



Robeson County school district hosting meetings to address high school closure concerns  WMBF

The Public Schools of Robeson County wants to hear from parents who are concerned about the closure of South Robeson High School.



Multiple factors contribute to closing of five Robeson County schools  The Fayetteville Observer

LUMBERTON — Parents of schoolchildren in Robeson County are irate after school officials eliminated five schools because of declining enrollment. Faced with ...



Fairmont grad Lonnie Cox named next football coach at Union Pines  The Robesonian

CAMERON — Lonnie Cox, a 2009 graduate of Fairmont High School and former assistant coach in the county, was hired as the next football coach at Union ...



Carolina Panthers charities, Bank of America give $20,000 to Fairmont, Lumberton High Schools  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Carolina Panthers Charities and Bank of America gave $20000 to Fairmont and Lumberton High Schools through a grant.



Eakle Preaching Strong Work Ethic to East Fairmont Football  WDTV

Last year at this time, defensive coordinator Shane Eakle was entering his 10th season with the Tucker County Mountain Lions. Fast forward to 2019, Eakle is a ...



Robeson County schools revive $20,000 from Carolina Panthers for Florence recovery  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

The Carolina Panthers Charities along with Bank of America gave a $20000 grant to two Robeson County High Schools as part of a disaster relief grant, ...



Fairmont man strives to preserve one-room school  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — While driving five miles south of Fairmont on N.C. 41 toward Marietta, it is easy to miss an old building tucked about 100 yards off the road in the…



Wooten: 190 positions can be eliminated through attrition  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — With schools closing and consolidating because of a decline in the number of students, Shanita Wooten, the superintendent of the local ...



Area high schools to receive grants from Carolina Panthers, Bank of America  WECT

The Carolina Panthers and Bank of America are giving $250000 in Hurricane Florence disaster relief grants to 17 high schools in North and South Carolina.



3 local teens graduate from School of Science and Math  Richmond County Daily Journal

Local students were among nearly 350 from all across North Carolina who graduated as members of the residential Class of 2019 of the North Carolina School ...



The disturbing story behind 13-year-old Hanias accused killer  The Fayetteville Observer

FAIRMONT — The woman who says she is the godmother to Michael Ray McLellan became overcome with emotion when speaking about the young boy she ...



Schools still uncertain of return date  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — As damage reports continue to come in and testing continues for mold and bacteria, the Public Schools of Robeson County does not have a ...



Michael Ray McLellan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Michael Ray McLellan is accused in the abduction and murder of North Carolina teenager Hania Aguilar, a 13-year-old girl from North Carolina who was ...



Campbell’s wife to replace him as District 2 representative on board  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — Pauline Campbell, widow of the late Robeson County Commissioner Berlester Campbell, was elected Thursday to take her husband's seat during ...



Three Fairmont athletes sign to FSU  The Fayetteville Observer

Corry Addison, Sidney McKeithan and Kiara Page each announced their intention to play at Fayetteville State University. FAIRMONT – Corry Addison couldn't ...



Hania Aguilar murder | prosecutor told mother about evidence mix-up  The News & Observer

The mother of Hania Aguilar learned Wednesday that “her daughter might be alive” if the Robeson County Sheriff's Office had properly handled DNA evidence a ...



Fairmont native William McGirt thrilled to return home  The Fayetteville Observer

FAIRMONT — William McGirt took a trip down memory lane Tuesday at Fairmont Golf Club.The 39-year-old Fairmont native walked around the clubhouse, ...



Schools cope with 2 deaths  The Robesonian

Martinez. Worley. Red Spring High School students, staff and faculty gather Tuesday in the auditorium for a memorial *service* for Alene Martinez, who died ...



Robeson County’s preseason top 15 players list  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — As basketball season starts to crank up, The Robesonian is publishing the list of the top 15 boys and girls basketball players in Robeson ...



Two teens among 3 killed in separate accidents  The Robesonian

Two teenagers are among three people who have died in separate accidents in Robeson County during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Two of the deaths ...



Ex-jailer charged in death of Fairmont athlete  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A former correctional officer has been charged nearly three months after his vehicle struck and killed a Fairmont High School football player.



LHS students take walk in support of Parkland  The Robesonian

Lumberton High School students return to their classes Wednesday after participating in a walkout in support of the victims of the school shooting in Parkland, ...



Two take plea deals in 2013 murder of Fairmont teenager  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Two people have pleaded guilty in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Fairmont High School student Daquan Stephens, doing so just ...



Indiana Basketball: Jalen Bridges newest 2020 prospect to be offered  Hoosier State of Mind

The Indiana basketball staff has continued their recent string of offers, this time extending one to a four-star wing Jalen Bridges.



4 teens killed in head-on collision with school bus in Robeson County  WTVD-TV

Investigators say four people are dead after a car running from police in Robeson County hit a school bus head on. There were no students on board at the time.



GoFund set up to help with burial of teen who drowned  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — An effort has begun to raise money to help with the funeral expenses of a Fairmont teenager who drowned on Saturday during a Boy Scout ...



Two take pleas in murder of Fairmont High student  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Two people have pleaded guilty in connection with the death of Fairmont 16-year-old Daquan Stephens in 2013, doing so just as jury selection ...



Rumors of violence lead to thousands skipping school in Robeson and Dillon counties  wpde.com

Rumors of shootings and violence spread on social media have impacted Robeson and Dillon County School Districts.Dillon School District Four ...



Duke Football announces 20-member recruiting class  247Sports

Instant talent injection for Duke in the Top 50 2019 recruiting class.



Power Five commitment recap: June 15-21  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.



ATV accident kills Red Springs student  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — A student at Red Springs High School has been killed in an ATV accident. Details were not available of the accident because of the Memorial ...



Duke football update: Freshmen players making impact  Charlotte Observer

Even though the Duke Blue Devils open the 2019 football season against the Alabama Crimson Tide, coach David Cutcliffe is using freshmen players in key ...



Fairmont police say teen's death gang-related  WRAL.com

People gathered in the Robeson County community of Fairmont on Wednesday night to remember a teen who was gunned down in what police call an act of ...



1,598 to graduate today, and then many will celebrate at Project Graduation  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Almost 1600 high school seniors in Robeson County today will be handed a diploma as a reward for a 12-year journey, and then most of them ...



Lumberton, Fairmont and Maxton mark National Night Out on Tuesday  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — On Tuesday night, communities across Robeson County will celebrate National Night Out, an annual event that brings together police and the ...



Crime report  The Robesonian

Kelli Egan, of Alban Street in Lumberton, reported Monday to the Lumberton Police Department that someone stole her gray clutch purse, valued at $10 and…



Hit-and-run kills teen  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A Fairmont High School football player killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday had been working hard to prepare for his senior year as a ...



UNCP football opens fall camp with leadership taking control  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — Josh Sheridan remembers the reception and help he received while picking up the in's and out's during his freshman year in The University of ...



Area graduates walk the stage  The Robesonian

tap to edit) These students are among 164 graduates of the Fairmont High School class of 2017. Graduates walked the stage at UNCP's Givens Performing ...



Joint venture to build new $10M auditorium in Kettering  Dayton Daily News

Shook Touchstone, a joint venture between Dayton-based Shook Construction and Lima-based Touchstone CPM, will provide construction management ...



Youngest teen killed in head-on crash laid to rest  WTVD-TV

Daylon Cummings, 14, died Monday when the car he and three others were riding in crashed head-on into a school bus.



Local prep teammates help OSU, Notre Dame win conference titles  Dayton Daily News

Kathryn Westbeld of Notre Dame and Makayla Waterman of Ohio State play for nationally ranked powers.



Lack of quorum stalls action by school board  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A memorandum of understanding between the North Carolina Innovative School District and the Public Schools of Robeson County was ...



Former Campbell VP, Cumberland superintendent Jack Britt dies | News  Campbell University News

Jack Britt, a longtime educator and former superintendent of Cumberland County Schools and for 27 years a valued member of Campbell University's ...



N.C. Baseball Coaches Association all-state teams announced  Asheville Citizen-Times

The N.C. Baseball Coaches Association has announced its all-state teams:



Substitute teacher gets probation for having sexual relationships with 2 high school students  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

DAYTON, Ohio -- A former substitute teacher who prosecutors said had sexual relationships with two students has been sentenced to probation, but will avoid ...



Gold leaving RCC for job with state system  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College President Kimberly Gold announced her resignation on Monday, saying she was going to go to work for the ...



Top 15 of 2015  The Robesonian

From the moments that filled us with elation to the ones that brought tears, 2015 was filled with noteworthy sports moments that kept us talking…



Bill seeks to put retired teachers back in classroom  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Feelings among the education community in Robeson County are mixed about a bill that passed Wednesday in the North Carolina Senate to ...



Pets available for adoption Saturday  The Robesonian

LUMBERTTON — Frannys Friend's will puppies, kittens and adult dogs available for adoption on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Petsense in Lumberton.



Pembroke native Josh Oxendine signs pro MMA contract  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Pembroke native Josh “The Oxman” Oxendine received a call on April 24 from his business manager Ricardo Sanchez that signaled a ...



How a kid from Whiteville became one of baseball’s top prospects  News & Observer

When the high school baseball season began, ECU recruit MacKenzie Gore was ranked by Baseball America as the 38th best draft-eligible prospect in the ...



Lumberton says: Let’s play 2  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The city of Lumberton steps back into the batter's box this week to play host to another Dixie Youth national tournament that is expected to ...



Robbie Brown named Purnell Swett interim football coach for next season  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — Purnell Swett has named an interim football coach to guide the program through next season, and didn't go far to find a highly-qualified ...



Five now in race for District Court slots  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Two more people have entered the race for District Court bench positions in Robeson County that are up for election on Nov. 6, bringing to five ...



Arrest made in shooting death  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of Avery Scurlock. Javaras Hammonds, 20, of Norment Road in ...



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Police need help identifying car thieves  The Robesonian

Police need help identify these three people who were seen in The Oaks early Wednesday, breaking into vehicles and stealing one car. Call Detective Evan ...



Partnership, nonproft join to offer free diapers  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Robeson County families struggling to buy diapers for their infants have a chance to get some free, but registration is required. The Diaper ...



A family affair: Relatives put McGirt on course early  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — Two days after William McGirt was born on June 21, 1979, Bev Marks, his aunt, walked into the hospital room in Lumberton with a Black Warrior ...



Early voting begins on Thursday  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Beginning Thursday, voters who don't want to risk standing in a long line on May 8 during the primary will have an opportunity to cast their ...



2019 Lumbee Games schedule announced  The Robesonian

The 2019 Lumbee Games, that will be held during Lumbee Homecoming, features tennis, wrestling, basketball and swimming and will be held from June 29 to ...



South Columbus, Whiteville co-favorites in Three Rivers Conference  The Fayetteville Observer

FAIRMONT – South Columbus and Whiteville are co-favorites to win the Three Rivers 2-A/1-A Conference this season.In a preseason coaches poll at the ...



Alabama wins a pair on final day to claim D2 AAA World Series  The Robesonian

Jonathan Bym | The Robesonian The Alabama Dixie Youth Division II AAA World Series champions celebrate with their trophy after a 12-2 win over Virginia in ...



Jones picked to lead economic development  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Channing Jones has accepted the job of executive director for the Robeson County Office of Economic Development, the point person for ...



Moore than anyone else  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — In his first season as a member of the Fairmont High School varsity football team, Jarique Moore isn't wasting any time making a name for himself.



Rowland next in holiday parade lineup  The Robesonian

ROWLAND — Rowland is up next in Robeson County's procession of Christmas parades. The town's parade is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday and it will feature ...



County AD Fipps hired to take over Topsail athletic department  The Robesonian

HAMPSTEAD — The Public Schools of Robeson County Athletic Director Jeff Fipps was announced Thursday as the new athletic director at Topsail High ...



Greco to be honored in Weirton Hall of Fame  The Daily Times

WEIRTON — Victor Augustine Greco is among those selected to be inducted into the Weirton Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2018. He has been nominated ...



Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



LREMC members vote Saturday on 4 seats on its board  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — Four seats on the Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation board of directors are up for grabs when members finally get to vote on ...



Steven Pierce  Mankato Free Press

Mass of Christian Burial for Steven E. Pierce, 60, of Fairmont, MN, will be 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in ...



Ragland to return to Middle Creek as head football coach  HighSchoolOT

Middle Creek High School announced on Friday that Ragland will return to the school and take over as the head football coach.



Female Teacher Sex Crime Accusations: See Photos & List  Heavy.com

Female teachers throughout the United States have been accused of sex crimes involving students. See photos, pictures, and a list.



Transgender debate spurs bathroom changes in Ohio schools  WSOC Charlotte

Months after a national debate over how transgender students use school restrooms, a school district just outside of Dayton, Ohio, is making modifications to ...



Document gives clues on scope of Maxton drugs case  The Robesonian

WILMINGTON — A document filed in the case against people arrested as part of an alleged Maxton-based drug trafficking organization has revealed the sheer ...



Baker lives dream in the ring  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Over the years, Robeson County native Andrew Baker has tried to help his boxing students set goals for themselves because he knows what ...



For Kettering Army Ranger, service was ‘all he lived and breathed’  Dayton Daily News

Cameron H. Thomas joined the Fairmont High School swim team and practiced mixed martial arts because he wanted to become an Army Ranger, his father ...



Lumberton grad sets weightlifting world record  The Robesonian

JACKSONVILLE — When Lumberton High School graduate Michael Dudley isn't focusing on saving lives as a combat medic with the U.S. Marine Corps, he's in ...



Williams 'fired up' to take over West Johnston program  HighSchoolOT

Jimmy Williams, an assistant coach at West Johnston, was promoted to the position of head football coach.



Wilkins urging GOP switch for vote in sheriff’s race  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A candidate for sheriff is asking Robeson County's Republicans to re-register as unaffiliated so they can vote in the sheriff's race…



Dante Stills, winner of #DreamFearlessly fan vote, receives Under Armour jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Fairmont (W. Va.) defensive tackle Dante Stills received his Under Armour All-America Game jersey Wednesday at his school as part of the American Family ...



Red Springs residents face felony charges  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — A man and a teenager face felony charges after being arrested and charged with unrelated crimes. Dobie Jacobs, of 160 Brigman St.



Schools probe violent acts at LHS, Piney Grove  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A parent is speaking out about one of two violent acts that occurred at a public school in the past eight days. Meghan, who asked that her last ...



California cold case leads to Robeson  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — An unlikely fingerprint has led to a St. Pauls man being charged with the murder of an elderly woman in San Diego three decades ago.



Reopening a splash at Cultural Center  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — A jewel in the crown of the rejuvenated Cultural Center, the Lumbee Tribe Aquatic Center, was dedicated Saturday morning. At nearly 40…



Maynor succumbs to illness  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Leon Maynor, the longest-serving member of the Lumberton City Council, died on Monday at Duke Medical Center after a nearly two-week ...



Accident victim fondly recalled  The Robesonian

ST. PAULS — The family of a local woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed is searching for answers.



Judicial expert: Deese made right call  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The District Court judge who refused to hold court Thursday with a prosecutor who is his opponent in the Nov. 6 general election abided by ...



Brad Allen’s long journey to the NFL  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — For 31 years and counting, Brad Allen has been a referee, officiating at the high school and college levels en route to becoming an NFL official ...



William McGirt ungergoes hip surgery in Nashville  The Robesonian

NASHVILLE — The first two weeks of William McGirt's offseason from the PGA Tour included a trip to Lake Keowee with friends and family and ...



Details emerge on 5th suspect in PNC bank robbery  The Robesonian

RALEIGH — The alleged involvement of a fifth person in the January PNC bank robbery is detailed in documents obtained by The Robesonian.



WILKINS ELECTED SHERIFF  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Burnis Wilkins has won election as the next sheriff of Robeson County, The Robesonian has learned. The Robesonian has been told by ...



Cross Country Teams Hit the Ground Running  St. James Plaindealer

The boys and girls cross country teams have kicked the year off with their participation at the Fairmont Early Bird Invitatoinal last Friday. The teams could not ...



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