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Closed Village Station restaurant in Lumberton demolished

LUMBERTON — The Village Station restaurant, in operation for 45 years and shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, is being demolished, as is the gas station adjacent to the crumbling, abandoned restaurant, which suffered damage from a fire in August.

Closed Village Station restaurant in Lumberton demolished

LUMBERTON — The Village Station restaurant, in operation for 45 years and shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic, is being demolished, as is the gas station adjacent to the crumbling, abandoned restaurant, which suffered damage from a fire in August.

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Teacher effectiveness tied to better student outcomes during pandemic

RALEIGH — North Carolina teachers with higher effectiveness ratings prior to the disruptions of the 2020-21 COVID-19 school year helped mitigate learning loss as students and teachers managed remote instruction, hybrid learning and other responses to the pandemic, a new analysis of student outcomes shows.

Robesonian occupied 35 years ago to protest corruption

This story is a collaboration between the Border Belt Independent and The Assembly.

Small Holidays: Groundhog Day Burrows South

LUMBERTON —Whether the groundhog weather prognosticator Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, the human forecasters at the National Weather Service predicts warmer than average temperature in the coming months.

Crime report

ASSAULT: The following assaults were reported recently to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office: Legend Drive, Lumberton; Tracey Sampson Road, Pembroke; Nova Road, Pembroke.

Correction

LUMBERTON — An article on the Vision Zero meeting published in the Jan. 28 issue of The Robesonian should have read that Burna Mattocks is the director of the program Talk it Out NC. If you find an error in The Robesonian, contact Executive Editor David Kennard at [email protected]

Old Robesonian press moves out as part of upgrade

LUMBERTON — The Robesonian’s aging printing press was all but gone Tuesday as the company’s pressroom team began making room for upgraded units in the Lumberton facility.

Endowment in honor of the late Christopher Walker established at RCC

LUMBERTON — “To know him, was to love him,” said Kim Spivey, Christopher Walker’s mom, during a private ceremony to honor her son on Monday at Robeson Community College.

NCDHHS supports FDA’s blood donor eligibility proposal

RALEIGH — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced it is proposing a change to blood donor eligibility by using gender-inclusive, individual risk-based questions to reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted HIV.

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