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Suspects sought in deadly shooting in Robeson County
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:16:47 -0700

Authorities are looking for two suspects after a man was shot and killed when he answered a door in Parkton, North Carolina, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

Missing girl's stepmom fired as Robeson sheriff's detective
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:03:20 -0700

A North Carolina sheriff refuses to say whether his firing a detective is tied to the disappearance of the woman's 18-year-old stepdaughter nearly two months ago.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Announces Site for New Poultry Complex in North Carolina
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0700

Sanderson Farms, Inc. announced today that a site located in the town of St. Pauls and Robeson County, North Carolina, has been selected for construction of a new poultry processing plant and waste water treatment facility, and that the Company has sites under consideration for a new hatchery.

N.C. detective fired after stepdaughter goes missing
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:36:32 -0700

LUMBERTON, N.C. A North Carolina sheriff refuses to say whether his firing a detective is tied to the disappearance of the woman's 18-year-old stepdaughter nearly two months ago. Multiple media organizations reported Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey says sharing details of the missing-person case could harm the search for Sara Graham of Fairmont.

Alamance ranks near top third in overall health statewide
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:50:08 -0700

Published: Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 04:48 PM. Alamance County isn’t the healthiest place to live in North Carolina. That title belongs to neighboring Orange County.

Robeson County Sheriff's Office makes arrest following NC man's death
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:01:44 -0700

Robeson County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged a suspect for the murder of a NC man.

Sanderson Farms plans North Carolina plant, says flocks not infected with avian flu
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 07:30:07 -0700

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Sanderson Farms Inc. said Thursday it is planning to build a new poultry processing plant in the town of St. Pauls and Robeson County, North Carolina. The chicken processing company said the new facility will employ about 1,100 people and have the capacity to process and sell about 500 million pounds of dressed meat annually. The Laurel, Mississippi-based company said ...

New chicken processing plant to bring 1,100 jobs to Robeson Co.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:16:27 -0700

A new state-of-the-art processing plant and chicken hatchery will bring about 1,100 new jobs to Robeson County over the next three years, according to an announcement from North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. Mississippi-based Sanderson Farms, the country's third-largest poultry producer, expected to invest about $139 million in the complex, which includes upgrades to the Kinston, N.C. feed mill.

Robeson Co. Sheriff's Office investigates possible murder after man is found dead
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 08:46:42 -0700

Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a possible murder after a North Carolina man was found dead Sunday.

Penderlea School closes because of lack of power
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:49:33 -0700

Southeastern North Carolina reported mostly rain from the latest winter storm.