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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Friday ended constitutional protections for abortion that had stood in America for nearly a half-century. The decision by the court’s conservative majority overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.

Elderly South Carolina woman found dead in vehicle in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — An elderly South Carolina woman was found deceased in a vehicle over the weekend in Lumberton, according to police.

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Pain at the pump hits hard

Melieon Bowman’s job at Walmart used to be enough for his family of four to get by. But the rising costs of gasoline, groceries and just about everything else has forced him to take on odd jobs – “whatever will give me any kind of money I can get,” he said.

UNCP alumnae earn white coats at Duke University’s DPT program

PEMBROKE – UNC-Pembroke alumnae Genna Locklear and Angelica McNair have advanced one step closer to achieving their dreams of becoming physical therapists.

Lumbee Tribal chairman meets with state lawmakers

PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribal Chairman John Lowery recently visited Raleigh to meet with North Carolina lawmakers and administration officials.

Online learning is gateway for RCC student to earn degree

LUMBERTON – Online learning continues to be a popular option for students such as 23-year-old Madison Williams, a Robeson Community College student working towards obtaining an associate of arts degree.

OUR HISTORY: Cape Fear Baptist Church

The following essay was provided by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources: