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Lumberton City Council approves proposed Hwy 55 in Highland Park

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council Wednesday voted to approve a conditional rezoning request for the construction of a Hwy 55 restaurant on two adjacent lots at North Roberts Avenue and North Walnut Street.

Nia Jones overcomes ‘invisible disability’ in pursuit of UNCP degree

PEMBROKE — Growing up, Nia Jones dreamed of attending college to become a veterinarian.

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RCSO investigates shooting near Fairmont

FAIRMONT — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred Wednesday near Fairmont.

Nia Jones overcomes ‘invisible disability’ in pursuit of UNCP degree

PEMBROKE — Growing up, Nia Jones dreamed of attending college to become a veterinarian.

City of Lumberton recognizes LJHS football team

LUMBERTON — After the chance to celebrate the achievements of the Lumberton Junior High football team was cut short by a shooting outside the stadium at the Robeson County middle school championship game three weeks ago, Lumberton City Council recognized the team during its regular monthly meeting Wednesday at City Hall.

Lumberton City Council approves proposed Hwy 55 in Highland Park

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council Wednesday voted to approve a conditional rezoning request for the construction of a Hwy 55 restaurant on two adjacent lots at North Roberts Avenue and North Walnut Street.

Empty Stocking Fund donor’s list reaches 32

LUMBERTON — Since we last reported two more donors reached deep into their pockets this week to give toward the Empty Stocking Fund.

Red Springs gets best audit in three decades

RED SPRINGS — “They aren’t doing active collections on the people who aren’t paying,” said Red Springs Finance Director Sharon McFarland of the county, which is charged with collecting the town’s taxes.

Local electric providers take precautions after Moore County substation attack

LUMBERTON — Local electric utilities providers say they have no reason to believe there is any increased threat to their substations after the attack on substations in Moore County Saturday which left about 45,000 Duke Energy customers in that county without power, with many still in the dark as of late Tuesday.

Robeson County Health Department to discontinue weekly COVID-19 reports

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Health Department will discontinue its weekly reports on the number of new COVID-19 cases and deaths after next week, the department announced Monday.

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