Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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Forecasters issue heat advisory for region

LUMBERTON — The National Weather Service has issued an urgent weather message regarding a Heat Advisory issued Tuesday for Robeson County and the surrounding area.

New playground equipment coming soon to PSRC elementary schools

LUMBERTON — Work is underway to place new playground equipment across multiple elementary schools within the Public Schools of Robeson County as part of the ESSER-funded playground project.

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Robeson man sentenced to 10 years for illegal drug distribution

RALEIGH — A Robeson County man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possessing with the intent to distribute thousands of illegal prescription pills including oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and methadone.

Local amateur radio operators part of international Field Day

DUBLIN — Headquartered in nearby Dublin in James T. Bryan’s “radio shack.” the Bladen County Amateur Radio Society participated in the 2022 International Amateur Radio Field Day event, sponsored by the Amateur Radio Relay League in Connecticut.

Suspect in Chicago shooting reportedly planned for weeks

CHICAGO — A seventh person has died in the Highland Park parade shooting attack and authorities Tuesday afternoon released the names of the six of the victims.

Forecasters issue heat advisory for region

LUMBERTON — The National Weather Service has issued an urgent weather message regarding a Heat Advisory issued Tuesday for Robeson County and the surrounding area.

Dekk Corp. joins RCC for apprenticeship program

Dekk Corporation, a business that prides itself on the installation and erection of Steel, Specialized Steel Projects and Light Fabrication, has joined forces with Robeson Community College in establishing a registered apprenticeship.

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