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FEMA sends $11M to aid Robeson recovery | Robesonian

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide the money to buy out, elevate, or replace 119 flood-ravaged homes in Robeson County, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, a Republican who represents the 9th District, announced Friday.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-22 23:45:00

Lumberton woman mislead into 2 security contracts

"He said that the reason it was gonna go up was because they were gonna get more digital, up-to-date equipment," she said.

ABC11.COM - 2018-06-21 19:26:54

FEMA to provide over $11M in Hurricane Matthew grants for Robeson County

The money will be used to buy out, elevate or replace 119 flood-ravaged homes in the county, according to the release.

WPDE.COM - 2018-06-22 17:09:38

City councilman stable at Duke Medical Center | Robesonian

Maynor is in his sixth term, which will expire in December 2019. His precinct covers a twisting swath of the city along Carthage Road and West Fifth Street, parts of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, along Interstate 95 where the precinct takes in Pinecrest Country Club, before looping into an area

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-21 23:46:00

Woman charged with shooting boyfriend | Robesonian

The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday about a domestic dispute at Pembroke residence on the 200 block of Cornith Road occupied by 59-year-old Terry Jacobs and Mary Linda Chavis, 45, and then referred the call to Pembroke police.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-21 22:25:00

Robeson County native finds success in Navy | Robesonian

In addition to this achievement, CSR-2 also won the 2017 Chief of Naval Operations Off Duty Safety Award, a first for any unit under the charge of the Navy Expeditionary Combat Command.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-22 21:04:00

Fayetteville robbery suspects arrested in California :: WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C.— Two people wanted in an assault and robbery at a Fayetteville motel last month have been arrested in California following an attempted kidnapping, police said Friday.

WRAL - 2018-06-22 21:52:19

Found Dog, Tan Shih Tzu in Aberdeen (Legacy Lakes area)

Submission ID 1185Date Found: June 22, 2018Area Found (Please include city/town): 15-501 in front of Legacy LakesStreet or Road: 15-501Finder's Name: Nate HuotFinder's email:horsridur@hotmail.comZip: 28387Primary Phone: (910) 639-7002Additional Comments: Small tan female shitzu. Purple collar and fl

PILOT.COM - 2018-06-22 19:58:00

Lumberton and Purnell Swett well represented on All-Region team | Robesonian

Lumberton’s Madison Canady, Kasey West, LeeAnn Nobles, Erin Maynor, Rachel O’Neil and Morgan Britt were selected to the team. Those players held six of the seven highest batting averages for the Lady Pirates this season.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-21 19:49:00

Cumberland County teen finds stolen wallet, returns it to owner

Saiveon Jackson was walking around his Cumberland County neighborhood, looking for lawns to cut for cash this summer, when he found a wallet on the side of the road.

ABC11.COM - 2018-06-22 12:47:18

In a tiny town, these brothers ran a crack cocaine 'Wal-Mart.' It took years to stop them.

For more than a decade, a pair of brothers operated a “Wal-Mart” of crack cocaine out of a single-wide mobile home and a Winnebago, selling drugs worth millions of dollars in a town too small to buy a bottle of soda.

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-06-21 11:45:00

Roundabout planned for N.C. 710 intersection | Robesonian

The roundabout is estimated to cost $2 million, and DOT officials currently are developing a project schedule, but anticipate the construction beginning by 2020.


Greensboro Soldier Wanted by Fort Bragg Officials for Attempted Weapons Theft: Police

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Fort Bragg law enforcement officials are asking for help finding a man accused of trying to steal weapons, a release said.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-06-21 19:36:23

Free health clinic is Saturday | Robesonian

LUMBERTON — A free community health clinic will be held Saturday at the Robeson County Church and Community Center, during which dental and medical services will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-06-21 22:57:00

Body found in field in Mullins

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Fayetteville felon's escape caught on surveillance video

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - Surveillance video shows the moment a convicted felon took off on foot to escape Fayetteville police custody.An officer pulled over a vehicle in the area of Pamalee Drive around 3 a.m.Police said Martavious Ahmad Tyson was in that vehicle and was in possession of an open


Kids enjoy creepy, crawler lesson | Robesonian

Carolyn Brooks, an outreach educator for the North Carolina Museum of Natural History, shows off a Madagascar hissing cockroach on Wednesday at the Osterneck Auditorium in Lumberton. The Meet the Museum event was presented by the Robeson County Public Library branches in Lumberton and Pembroke. -


Fayetteville police searching for missing 16-year-old :: WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C.— Detectives with the Fayetteville Police Department asking the public to help them find Kilante Townsend, who was reported missing on June 13.


Smithfield’s reopens in Laurinburg | Laurinburg Exchange

LAURINBURG — After five months, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has returned to the same spot, but housed in a new multi-million dollar facility.


Overturned dump truck closes I-95 in Cumberland County :: WRAL.com

Falcon, N.C.— An overturned dump truck closed the southbound lanes of Interstate-95 in Cumberland County near Falcon early Wednesday.The road was closed between Exit 65 (for N.C. Highway 82) and Exit 61 (for Wade-Stedman Road) near Godwin-Falcon Road.Motorists traveling south on I-95 can take Exit 6