Sunday, August 7, 2022

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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust awards RCCCC $630K grant

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Church and Community Center has received its largest grant in the Center’s 53-year history, a $630,000 award that aims to tackle social determinants of health in counties across North Carolina.

DYWS off to flying start

LUMBERTON — After all 396 players and 99 coaches from the 33 teams represented at the Dixie Youth World Series were introduced during the opening ceremony Friday, six more individuals made their grand entry — from above.

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PHOTOS: Dixie Youth World Series opening ceremony

Jacob Walton from the Texas AAA team carries the Texas state flag during the Dixie Youth World Series opening ceremony Friday at Alton G. Brooks Stadium in Lumberton. For more photos, see page 1A and 1B.

Our History: Old Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church

INSCRIPTION: Organized prior to 1756 by Scottish settlers. Present building constructed 1818. Third building on site. First two buildings of logs. Was also used for secular education until 1848. Some early ministers: H. McAden — Jas. Hall — S. Stanford — C. Lindsay.

Ground breaks for Fairmont children’s clinic

FAIRMONT — Ground was broken Friday to kick off the construction phase of a new children’s clinic in Fairmont.

UNCP’s Daniels takes a LEAP at UCLA

PEMBROKE —Taliyah Daniels, a senior at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, joined college students nationwide at LEAP Week — a six-day motivational leadership program held at the University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA, July 17-23.

Pet of the Week

Serrano 14-week-old kitten looking for his fur-ever family. He enjoys playing and snuggling and is described as the “most adorable kitten.” He is up-to-date on all age-appropriate vaccines. His adoption fee is $50, cheaper than the typical rate. Anyone interested in adopting Serrano, or wanting more information, can contact Fur-Ever Home Animal Rescue of N.C. Inc. by phone at 910-740-6843 or via email at [email protected]