Monday, December 5, 2022

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Robeson County gas prices continue downward slide

LUMBERTON — Gas prices around Robeson County saw another substantial drop over the weekend, with some stations selling gas below the $3 mark.

Hope Alive receives its third denial; commissioners Campbell, Dial, Campbell, Edge, Herndon sworn in

LUMBERTON — Hope Alive Inc. took another loss Monday this time with the rejection of a request for a special-use permit.

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Robeson County gas prices continue downward slide

LUMBERTON — Gas prices around Robeson County saw another substantial drop over the weekend, with some stations selling gas below the $3 mark.

Parade returns to Marietta

The Town of Marietta and the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Department again collaborated for their 34th annual Christmas Parade. The returned this year after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade procession was held along Marietta Road and included several Shriner units, bands, local royalty and a series of fire trucks.

St. Pauls celebrates Christmas season – Photo Gallery

A steady light rain Saturday didn’t keep parade goes from enjoying St. Pauls Christmas Parade.

Fairmont holds Christmas parade

FAIRMONT — On the night of Dec. 2 the town of Fairmont held its 16th Holiday on Main. This annual Christmas event featured a Christmas tree lighting, twilight parade with a variety of floats, and indoor musical entertainments.

Downtown Lumberton envisions a big transformation, starting with Carolina Civic Center

LUMBERTON — The story of the Carolina Civic Center in downtown Lumberton has had several chapters over the past century, from silent film house to vacant building to born-again theater space.

St. Pauls teacher inspiration and inspired

ST. PAULS — St. Pauls High School educator Sherice Alford is passionate about her career and the impact she makes each day on students in her classroom.

The missing marker case solved

LUMBERTON — For a little over a century an obelisk stood over the doors of the Lumberton courthouse. That monument memorialized the Confederacy. On the night of Nov. 21 the county commissioners voted to remove the monument.

Crime report

The following break-ins were reported recently to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:

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