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Ribbon cutting opens Red Springs Athletic Complex

RED SPRINGS — “Look at us now.”

Officials sign order banning electronic devices from Robeson County Courthouse

LUMBERTON — Cell phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets and all other electronic devices capable of connecting to the internet or making audio or video recordings are officially banned from the Robeson County Courthouse or any facility where court business is conducted.

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Metcon CEO appointed to Carolina Small Business Development Fund board

PEMBROKE — Aaron Thomas, president and CEO of Metcon Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors for the Carolina Small Business Development Fund.

Robeson County business leaders see report on growth in job creation

LUMBERTON — The message local community and business leaders heard Thursday night was “Boy, do I feel good!”

PSRC sssistant superintendent shares goals for the academic year

LUMBERTON — PSRC’s new Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability Dr. Windy Dorsey-Carr has big goals for the academic year.

Robber who used fake ads sentenced to 15 years

WILMINGTON — Daekwon Sample of Goldsboro, AKA Kwon, who sometimes used fake ads on the online application OfferUp to lure victims to a location where they would be robbed and assaulted, plead guilty to firearm and armed robbery charges against him.

Church to hold chicken bog Sunday

LUMBERTON — The Chestnut Street Methodist Church has planned a Doris’ Kids Chicken Bog on Sunday, after the worship service at about 11:45 a.m.or thereafter in Asbury Hall.

Secretary spends time smiling, serving others

LUMBERTON — Mary Jacobs can often be seen with a smile as she continues her work at PSRC Central Office each day.

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Fatal crashes decline in Robeson County

LUMBERTON — The number of roadway deaths fell by 4% in Robeson County last year, and officials say that’s good news in a rural county that has consistently been among North Carolina’s deadliest for traffic crashes.