Reception on Sunday honors artist

LUMBERTON — A reception for local artist Joan Blackwell will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Robeson County History Museum.The event, which is f...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Purple Door puts on ‘A Christmas Carol’ musical

Purple Door puts on ‘A Christmas Carol’ musical

LUMBERTON — Purple Door Productions this week will share its holiday tradition with Robeson County.Each year for four years, the semi-profession...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Former Robesonian reporter pens book

Former Robesonian reporter pens book

ASHEVILLE — After a 22-year career telling other people’s stories as a journalist, Knight Chamberlain, a former reporter for The Robesonia...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution

William Ronald “Pete” Bell, of St. Paulsm was sworn into the Sons of the American Revolution, Le Marquis de Lafayette Chapter on Nov. 3 at...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Pope honored

Pope honored

Brenda Pope, left, immediate past President of the Robeson County Republican Women’s Club, received a Tribute to Women award from Zan Bunn, righ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Smell the Revolution: Rum-scented mug among museum’s items

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


‘They’re a lot like us’: Program pairs inmates, wild horses

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Jail inmates and wild horses are helping each other learn to adapt through a California program aimed at preparing both for ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Not just fiddling around: NC teen balances school, music

GRAHAM (AP) — Nathan Aldridge has a hidden life: Southern Alamance High School senior on weekdays and famed bluegrass musician on the weekends.A...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Gordon-Barber wedding

Gordon-Barber wedding

Gordon-BarberWanda Carolyn Gordon, of Kings Mountain, N.C., and Carlton Ray Barber Jr., of St. Pauls, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Oct. 1, 201...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Mugs mark legacy of Flora McDonald

Mugs mark legacy of Flora McDonald

RED SPRINGS — Take a little history with your morning coffee?An anonymous donor has commemorated Flora MacDonald College, a pioneering school in...

November 21st, 2016 |