Wednesday, August 17, 2022

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Asbury Graphite to invest $17M in Robeson

LUMBERTON — Asbury Graphite of NC has selected Robeson County as the location of a graphene facility that plans to employ approximately 22 additional workers near Lumberton.

Fairmont commissioners hire army veteran as new manager

FAIRMONT — Commissioners here on Tuesday officially and unanimously approved the hiring of a new town manager, Jerome Chestnut.

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2 Lumberton teens, 1 juvenile in custody for shooting involvement

LUMBERTON —Two teenagers and a juvenile are in custody for their suspected involvement in an Aug. 7 shooting of a 17-year-old female near Lumberton.

Truck driver credits seatbelt in saving his, others lives

RALEIGH – North Carolina resident Donald Maines makes a living driving one of the most advanced trucks on the road. But Maines’ decision to use one of the truck’s most basic features – a seat belt – likely saved his life and the lives of others.

RCC welcomes back students, sees growing enrollment

LUMBERTON — The first day of college brought excitement and energy to the campus of Robeson Community College on Monday.

Lowery appointed dean of Public Services, Applied Technologies

LUMBERTON — Elmore D. Lowery was recently appointed the dean over Public Service and Applied Technologies at Robeson Community College.

COVID cases decline locally; no deaths reported

LUMBERTON — After weeks of a steady rise, Robeson County saw a decrease in the number of known new COVID-19 cases during the last week.