Saturday, December 10, 2022

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Lumberton City Council approves proposed Hwy 55 in Highland Park

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council Wednesday voted to approve a conditional rezoning request for the construction of a Hwy 55 restaurant on two adjacent lots at North Roberts Avenue and North Walnut Street.

UNCP, baptist association gives back to campus-bound students during holidays

PEMBROKE — When the fall semester at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke comes to a close, the majority of students living on campus migrate back to their homes throughout the country for the holiday break.

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

NC traffic safety grant application period starts Jan. 1

RALEIGH — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program will soon be accepting grant applications to fund programs aimed at preventing traffic deaths and injuries on North Carolina roads.

Backyard flock in Onslow County tests positive for HPAI

RALEIGH — A backyard flock in Onslow County has tested positive for High Path Avian Influenza (HPAI).

RCSO investigates shooting near Fairmont

FAIRMONT — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred Wednesday near Fairmont.

Year’s last St Pauls meeting sees good audit

ST PAULS — The last meeting of the St. Pauls Board of Commissioners in 2022 was much like the finale of a long-running TV show, with interjections of laughter and jokes lightening the impact of the serious financial and zoning business at hand, with significant performances by a guest star.

Taking care of cattle during winter

There are 23 days left in 2022 as I’m writing this, and I’m wondering, “Where did it go?”

Nia Jones overcomes ‘invisible disability’ in pursuit of UNCP degree

PEMBROKE — Growing up, Nia Jones dreamed of attending college to become a veterinarian.

City of Lumberton recognizes LJHS football team

LUMBERTON — After the chance to celebrate the achievements of the Lumberton Junior High football team was cut short by a shooting outside the stadium at the Robeson County middle school championship game three weeks ago, Lumberton City Council recognized the team during its regular monthly meeting Wednesday at City Hall.