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RCC to launch athletics program

LUMBERTON — Soon, you’ll be able to say, ‘take me out to the ballgame,” the RCC ballgame that is.

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PSRC parents, students invited to Back to School Celebration on Aug. 10

LUMBERTON — Students and parents of students enrolled within the Public Schools of Robeson County for the 2024-2025 academic year are invited to attend the Back to School Celebration on Aug. 10. The event will take place on Saturday, August 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southeastern Agricultural Center, located at 1027 US 74 ALT, Lumberton, N.C. 28358.

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Chagall historian, lecturer and author Vivian R. Jacobson creates $500,000 endowment

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke students and faculty will now have the opportunity to explore art beyond the classroom thanks to a generous gift from Vivian R. Jacobson to support art-related travel.

RCC Continuing Ed celebrates accomplishments of students

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College recently held several graduations, completion ceremonies, and pinning ceremonies for its continuing education programs this summer, including Manicurist, Massage Therapy and Truck Driving.

McIntyre honored with Renaissance Lawyer Award

Mike McIntyre, Ward and Smith’s Senior Advisor for Government Relations and Economic Development, received the prestigious H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award on June 21 at the North Carolina Bar Association’s (NCBA) 2024 Annual Meeting in Charlotte.

Man walks on Moon: 55 years later

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles from Kenneth Brandt on the Apollo missions. The first ran on page 1C in last week’s Robesonian. Find it online at

Lumbee Tribe to host housing fair to offer the community tools to improve housing decisions

PEMBROKE — Today, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will welcome the community to the 1st Lumbee Tribe Housing Fair.

Helpful tips to keep you safe when using pesticides

Whether you are trying to enjoy the great outdoors, trying to grow a home garden, or farming, you may encounter some type of pest that may require some type of intervention.

Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Detective Freeman has dual role as U.S. Marshal

LUMBERTON — As the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office continues to work alongside with federal partners, a swearing-in ceremony took place Thursday at the Sheriff’s Office for Detective Allen Blake Freeman to join a federal task force.

Fairmont unveils new mural celebrating tobacco farming history

FAIRMONT 一 The town unveiled a new mural painted to represent Fairmont’s tobacco farming history on July 19.