Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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LREMC, Duke Energy spends weekend restoring power in wake of Ian

PEMBROKE — As of Monday afternoon, Robeson County’s two largest electricity providers had restored power to most if not all customers in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

Pembroke clears way for urgent care

PEMBROKE — Council members here cleared the way for the incorporation of an urgent care facility within the town’s limits.

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Crime report

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

Local virus cases down 64% in one week

LUMBERTON — The number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Robeson County showed a 64% week-to-week drop over the last seven days.

LRCOG receives 3 National Association of Development Organization Impact awards

PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments is among the recipients of multiple 2022 National Association of Development Organizations Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Awards.

Special Needs Children’s Day at the fair

LUMBERTON — “Alright, smile,” said Max Power the robot, offering high-fives and fist bumps to children on Special Needs Children’s Day Tuesday at the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair.

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