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Donald E. ParkerApril 02, 1932 – March 02, 2019  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Don was born to Albert and Esther Parker in Wadena, MN, and passed away in Glenwood Springs, CO. Don graduated from Fairmont High School, joining the ...



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

LUMBERTON, NC (WBTW) - The Carolina Panthers Charities along with Bank of America gave a $20,000 grant to two Robeson County High Schools as part of ...



Fairmont’s Jordan Waters named to Shrine Bowl; county’s first since 2009  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — A call from a former opposing coach caused Fairmont senior Jordan Waters to run down the hall in the Fairmont High School gym in ecstasy on ...



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.



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…



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 ...



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 ...



Tough battles in the Three Rivers  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — One game. That's all that separates the boys basketball programs at South Robeson and Fairmont in the Three Rivers Conference standings.



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 ...



Schools to stay closed next week  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed for students Monday through Friday because of hazardous road conditions and damages ...



Prosecutor told Hania’s mother ‘her daughter might be alive’ without 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 ...



‘Duke was home’: Fairmont’s Waters picks the Blue Devils  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — The decision for Jordan Waters' football future was basically made when Duke was the first to offer the junior wide receiver more than a year ago.



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.



Fairmont mourns loss of icon Gause  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — A lot of admirers will say goodbye Saturday to a man who dedicated his life to serving the Fairmont community. Retired educator…



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 ...



Search of home nets 3 arrests  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Three Lumberton men have been charged with crimes after the Robeson County Sheriff's Office's SWAT team and drug investigators searched ...



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 ...



The disturbing story behind 13-year-old Hania's 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 ...



Public schools lay foundation for nurse practitioner’s success  The Robesonian

Joshua Freeman is nurse practitioner with Southeastern Neurological Center. Freeman said Robeson County public schools laid the building blocks for his ...



Crime report  The Robesonian

Carolyn McGill reported to the Lumberton Police Department that someone stole a black and blue 150cc scooter parked in a yard of a residence on Winona ...



Fairmont boys look for 4th straight Robeson County Shootout title  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — In front of a crowded O.P. Owens Auditorium on Wednesday, Fairmont senior Kaheem Pittman had a message for the other seven boys teams ...



School board gets stuck on personnel matter  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — After meeting for an hour behind closed doors Thursday the Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education voted to adjourn — by a 5-4 ...



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 ...



Fairmont outlasts Red Springs  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — Coming into Friday's matchup, Fairmont was just 1/2 game ahead of Red Springs in the boys Three Rivers Conference standings.



Kemp wants Fairmont home demolished  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — The fate of a vacant and dilapidated home was the subject of intense debate during the town's Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday.



Fairmont hires finance officer, 2 police officers  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — The town of Fairmont welcomed three new employees Tuesday: a finance officer and two police officers. New finance officer, Denise Whitley…



Levinson’s career energized at RCC  The Robesonian

When Michael Levinson was promoted to program director of the Electrical Systems Technology program at Robeson Community College in October, he had ...



Fairmont shows life to down Devils  The Robesonian

Jonathan Bym | The Robesonian Fairmont's Jordan Waters (5) weaves through the Red Springs defense on Thursday night in the 26-19 win. Waters accounted ...



Next Two killed in fiery accident Sunday  The Robesonian

ST. PAULS — The state Highway Patrol is awaiting positive identifications on two people who were killed Sunday morning in a fiery crash. According to Trooper ...



Blue confident as she begins tenure as county manager  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Kellie Blue feels fully prepared for her new role as manager of Robeson County government, and the challenges that come with being the first ...



Untitled  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A 31-year-old Maxton woman who had been missing has been found safe, according to Sheriff Burnis Wilkins. Wilkins said Jessica Lynn ...



Dillon scratches out win over Red Springs  The Robesonian

Jonathan Bym | The Robesonian Red Springs sophomore Corell Love puts up a shot over the Dillon defense in the Red Devils' 67-61 loss in the Robeson ...



Robeson County school bus involved in three car collision  wpde.com

A Robeson County school bus with students on board was involved in a crash Wednesday morning on Highway 130 at Old Stage Road in the Fairmont area of ...



Athletic forms for school sports now online  The Robesonian

The Athletic Department for the Public Schools of Robeson County now hosts their pre-participation athletic forms online with ArbiterAthlete.



McDonald’s customers turn out for displaced workers  The Robesonian

Keith Floyd, left, technology manager for Rust Enterprises, chats with Fairmont Commissioner Charles Kemp after Kemp received a $5,000 donation from ...



Man shot, abandoned at hospital  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Lumberton police are trying to piece together what happened to a 40-year-old man who was shot multiple times and then dropped off early ...



Matt Scott coasts to win in DA’s race  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Matt Scott's finely-tuned campaign swept to victory by a wide margin over Republican rival Allan Adams. Scott comes to office in a wave of ...



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 ...



Hoke earns first win since 2016 in 21-20 win over Lumberton  The Robesonian

RAEFORD — First-year Lumberton football head coach Kelly Williamson said Friday's 21-20 road Sandhills Athletic Conference loss at Hoke was a proper ...



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 ...



No confirmation yet that body is Aguilar  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Law enforcement officials today are trying to determine if a body found off Wire Grass Road on Tuesday is that of a 13-year-old girl who went…



Man charged with indecent liberties  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man arrested in Mecklenburg County for traffic violations has been returned to Robeson County to face the charge of committing a ...



Man accused of assault with knife  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — A Robeson County man made a first appearance in court on Monday for allegedly assaulting a man with a butcher knife, causing serious injury.



Lawmen still looking for suspect in road chase  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — The search continues for a man who escaped law enforcement last week by taking a dive. Arthur Charles Smith III, 26, of 503 Hamlet Ave. in ...



Floyd fights for solid outing in Fairmont’s win over St. Pauls  The Robesonian

ST. PAULS — Heading into Fairmont's baseball game on Friday against St. Pauls, Randy Floyd wasn't sure if he'd be able to take the mound for the Golden…



Fairmont storms past Mustangs  The Robesonian

ROWLAND — With a chance of making the postseason still in the sights as well as in the realm of possibility for the Golden Tornadoes of Fairmont High ...



UNCP library failing in its mission to serve  The Robesonian

To the Editor, After a recent visit, I have concerns about UNCP's Mary Livermore Library. You must use a librarian to search for anything; there's no onsite…



Britt named to prison-safety panel  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Robeson County's resident state senator has been chosen to serve on a committee formed to make North Carolina's prisons safer for the ...



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 ...



Two charged with armed robbery  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Two men, including one from South Carolina, have been charged with an armed robbery in Orrum earlier this week. Gregory Eugene Davis, 25, ...



Accident kills Red Springs man  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — A 50-year-old man was killed early Saturday in a one-vehicle accident near Red Springs, according to the state Highway Patrol. Trooper J.M..



Granados joins Century 21  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Simon Granados has joined Century 21 — The Real Estate Center as a sales associate. He will specialize in residential and commercial ...



Early voting up by 34 percent over 2014  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Despite the absence of a sheriff's race, early voting during the first three days for the Nov. 6 general election is up by about 34 percent ...



FEMA aid is available for Florence  The Robesonian

RALEIGH — Robeson County homeowners or renters whose homes were damaged, are unsafe or inaccessible because of Hurricane Florence have resources ...



Obama endorses Campbell in Senate race  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Former President Barack Obama has endorsed John Campbell in his race for the District 13 seat in the state Senate. Campbell, a Democrat…



Educators cheered, get schooled  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — More than 3000 teachers and administrators were met with cheers and applause Wednesday when they walked through the front doors of ...



Shooting victim ID’d as 22-year-old  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — The Sheriff's Office has identified the person who was found dead Wednesday night in a road near Red Springs as a 22-year-old.



Clark appointed to the Family Forward council  The Robesonian

RALEIGH — Jessica Lowery Clark, the executive director of Robeson County Partnership for Children, recently was appointed to the Family Forward North ...



Arrest made in robbery attempt  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — City police are giving credit to the public for the arrest of man they say tried to rob a person on Monday in a Neighborhood Walmart parking lot.



Schools lift hiring freeze, looking for teachers  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON —The Public Schools of Robeson County has lifted a hiring freeze that left 52 teaching positions vacant, and is looking to hire.



Southside students to dress in uniforms  The Robesonian

ROWLAND — When Southside-Ashpole Elementary's students return for the 2018-19 school year they will be in a new school district, have a new principal and ...



Top of their class: 2016’s valedictorians and salutatorians  The Robesonian

Six Public Schools of Robeson County high schools will graduate 1510 seniors during ceremonies taking place across the county today. Thirty-three students…



Two charged in larceny, kidnapping  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Two people were arrested Friday and charged with the kidnapping of an infant earlier this week, including a man charged earlier this week with ...



Irene Martino | Obituaries  WV News

Irene Zaccagnino Martino, 96, of Newton, North Carolina and formerly of Fairmont, WV died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in the Carillon Assisted Living in Newton, ...



Hobby Lobby confirms Lumberton location  The Robesonian

Hobby Lobby, an arts-and-crafts store, will occupy the vacant 49,543-square-foot space at the Lumberton Towne Centre on Fayetteville Road in Lumberton.



School board recognizes Students of Excellence  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Education recognized the AIG Students of Excellence winners 2018 during its meeting on Tuesday.



Man critically injured in shooting  The Robesonian

SHANNON — A Shannon man is in critical condition after being found shot on Wednesday night, according to the Sheriff's Office. Meco Haskins, 30…



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 ...



Softball teams win a pair of titles  The Robesonian

Courtesy photo The Robeson County Parks and Recreation all-stars won the 14-and-under championship at the SWAC state tournament in Tarboro this past ...



Insurance organization honors Thomas  The Robesonian

Owen Thomas, left, a senior account executive with Dial Insurance Agency in Pembroke, was recently named the 2018 Independent Insurance Agents of North ...



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 ...



Edge, Martin: Cummings wrong on claim they would benefit from warehouse sale  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — Two elected officials in Robeson County firmly deny an implication by county board Chairman Raymond Cummings that they had a financial ...



Two incidents of price-gouging investigated in Robeson  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of price gouging ahead of Hurricane Florence. “Every reported incident will ...



Duke Football announces 20-member recruiting class  247Sports

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



Top 15: Purnell Swett’s Brayboy gets hands on leadership role  The Robesonian

PEMBROKE — Leading into high school football practice starting on July 30, The Robesonian's sports staff is publishing a countdown of the top 15 players in…



Burton survives recount, will take judicial seat  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Almost three weeks after Election Day, Vanessa Burton has claimed victory in the race to win a District Court judge's seat. Burton, a Democrat…



Software issue has students guessing on grades  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Software issues are keeping Public Schools of Robeson County students in grades third through 12th guessing about the accuracy of their ...



Lights up at dangerous intersection  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Motorists have less than a month to wait before newly installed traffic lights at the wrecked-plagued intersection of Seventh Street and ...



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.



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 ...



Pirates weather storm for win over Purnell Swett  The Robesonian

Donnell Coley | The Robesonian Lumberton's Braylan Grice (1) celebrates an interception by Hunter Brooks, right, in the second half of the Pirates' 34-21 win ...



Show at GPAC to take audience on musical journey  The Robesonian

“So Good for the Soul” will perform at the Givens Performing Arts Center for the first show of the year on Jan. 12. The show is a revue of classic Motown hits.



Back-to-back perfect champs  The Robesonian

Photo Courtesy T. Harris Imagery The Pembroke fifth and sixth grade recreation football team won the county parks and recreation championship last week…



BOE head: Dowless broke elections laws  The Robesonian

RALEIGH — A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina's elections director said Monday…



Saturday night shooting injures 4  The Robesonian

ST. PAULS — Four people were injured, including one seriously, on Saturday when gunshots were fired after an altercation involving two groups of men.



Maxton manager, Chavis have altercation at town hall  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Warrants have been sworn out in the wake of an altercation Friday between Maxton's town manager and the leader of the local We the People ...



Setzer named St. Pauls interim football coach  The Robesonian

ST. PAULS — Former Lumberton High football coach Mike Setzer was named the interim head coach of the St. Pauls football team on Wednesday, making it a ...



10 file as period opens for municipal elections  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — Ten candidates were at the head of the line on Friday for the first day of filing for the Nov. 7 municipal elections.The filing period doesn't end…



RCC was first stop in Fuqua’s continuing journey  The Robesonian

I recently read an article about college students who made the statement that “nontraditional is the new traditional,” meaning that an increasing number of…



Our wish list for a better Robeson County  The Robesonian

The dawn of a new year always brings hope. How lost would we be without it? So as 2019 begins its slow churn, we will offer our wish list for Robeson County…



Carolina Golf Club back and in better shape following Hurricane Matthew  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Golf Club, formerly known as Cliffwood Golf Club, on N.C. Highway 41 South of Lumberton has gained a bad reputation in the ...



Police seek information in two armed thefts  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office has released images of the suspects in one of two armed robberies that happened Wednesday morning…



Clay Jernigan resigns as football coach at South Robeson  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County accepted the resignation of South Robeson football coach Clay Jernigan at ...



Red Springs officials not sold on smart meters  The Robesonian

RED SPRINGS — Town leaders are having second thoughts about the purchase of smart meters.During a regular meeting of the Red Springs Board of ...



85-year-old man’s death called ‘suspicious’  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — City police are calling the death of an elderly man who was found dead on Saturday afternoon “suspicious.” Police Capt. Terry Parker said ...



Hodge taking winning attitude to Methodist  The Robesonian

FAIRMONT — Reflecting on his time as a baseball player at Fairmont High School, Tyler Hodge said he'll remember one thing above the rest. “Just the winning ...



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 ...



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, ...



All good following rough landing  The Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A Texas man experienced a rough landing as he tried to bring an airplane in at the Lumberton Regional Airport. “After it went down we called ...



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.



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