Thursday, September 29, 2022

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Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, flooding streets and buildings, knocking out power to over 1 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland.

Ian swamps southwest Florida, trapping people in homes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, flooding streets and buildings, knocking out power to over 1 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland.

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60.7 ° F
61.9 °
59 °
67 %
6.4mph
100 %
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68 °
Fri
69 °
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78 °
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78 °
Mon
67 °

Fair preparations continue in face of coming weather

LUMBERTON —With Hurricane Ian approaching preparations for the 76th Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair continued under gray skies.

Lumber River United Way launches On The Spot

LUMBERTON — Lumber River United Way has launched “On The Spot,” a new community engagement project to provide public schools in Bladen, Hoke and Robeson counties with period kits.

Pembroke Day postponed to October 6

PEMBROKE — Pembroke Day has been postponed to the rain date of Thursday.

UNCP alumnus, FAEL participant appointed director of federal programs

Philip Oxendine, 2021 First Americans’ Educational Leadership (FAEL) cohort alumnus, was recently appointed as the director of federal programs with the Public Schools of Robeson County.

Crime report

The following break-ins were reported recently to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:

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