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LUMBERTON — There’s no escaping the ALS Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge — that seemingly ubiquitous social media campaign during which people film themselves getting doused with ice-cold water to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig’s disease, and then throw down the gauntlet for others to do the same.An estimated 1.2 million people have participated in the challenge since it started gaining momentum on Facebook, YouTube and other websites in June. A quic...

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Anniversary for Aug. 24

SellersThe Rev. Tim and Edna Sellers, of Lumberton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 16.The couple were married on Aug. 16, 1964, at Ardmore Baptist Church in Winston-Salem. They have three children and six grandchildren.

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Freeman - Thomas Frank and Rita Suarez, of Lumberton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Freeman, to Brandon Thomas, the son of Chris Thomas and Susan Johnson, of Lumberton.Freeman attended Fairmont High School and works in mental health.Thomas attended Lumberton Senior High School and works at Sam’s Club.The wedding ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 28, 2014, at Lu Mil Vineyard in Elizabethtown....

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Annual book sale planned for September

Summer is quickly drawing to an end. The children are gathering up their school supplies in anticipation of an exciting new school year, and the library is gearing up for an event-packed season.The annual book sale presented by the Friends of the Robeson County Public Library will be held from Sept. 25 to Sept. 27 at the Osterneck Auditorium. Make plans to browse through the tables of books and find a few treasures for your home.

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Mother says UNCP camps were valuable experience for daughter

To the Editor,Last month, my daughter attended two camps at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and both were outstanding. I would like to commend the university and more specifically the Regional Center and Givens Performing Arts Center for a job well done.The first week was a Sports Camp that was organized by the staff of the Regional Center. My daughter had the opportunity to learn about a variety of sports, being a part of a team and how sports can be fun an...

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Wedding announcement: Bell - Alvarado

Bell - Alvarado Victoria Bell, of Lumberton, and David Alvarado, of Dayton, Ohio, were united in marriage at 6 p.m. on June 18, 2014, at the St. Frances DeSales Catholic Church. The Rev. John Gillespie officiated the wedding and music was provided by pianist Dan Hunter and soloist Greg Malinsky.The bride is the daughter of Dr. Joseph and Vicki Bell, of Lumberton, and the granddaughter of James and Sarah Bell, of Pembroke. She attended Lumberton High Scho...

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