Friday, August 19, 2022

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Asbury Graphite to invest $17M in Robeson

LUMBERTON — Asbury Graphite of NC has selected Robeson County as the location of a graphene facility that plans to employ approximately 22 additional workers near Lumberton.

PSRC to break ground for career tech center on Sept. 20

LUMBERTON — Groundbreaking for a new career and technical center will take place at 10 a.m. Sept. 30 at the COMtech Business Park in Pembroke.

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Woods, Ransom presented United Tribes of NC Awards, Tribal Health Board sworn in

PEMBROKE — Longtime educator and activist Ruth Dial Woods was among the five Lumbees recognized Thursday as recipients of the United Tribes of NC Awards.

Former Pembroke man arrested in death of his children’s mother

WILMINGTON — A Wilmington man, formerly of Pembroke, has been arrested in connection to the death of his children’s mother.

Fairmont commissioners hire army veteran as new manager

FAIRMONT — Commissioners here on Tuesday officially and unanimously approved the hiring of a new town manager, Jerome Chestnut.

2 Lumberton teens, 1 juvenile in custody for shooting involvement

LUMBERTON —Two teenagers and a juvenile are in custody for their suspected involvement in an Aug. 7 shooting of a 17-year-old female near Lumberton.

Truck driver credits seatbelt in saving his, others lives

RALEIGH – North Carolina resident Donald Maines makes a living driving one of the most advanced trucks on the road. But Maines’ decision to use one of the truck’s most basic features – a seat belt – likely saved his life and the lives of others.