LUMBERTON — For a little over a century an obelisk stood over the doors of the Lumberton courthouse. That monument memorialized the Confederacy. On the night of Nov. 21 the county commissioners voted to remove the monument.
RED SPRINGS — The Red Springs Police Department has been joined by two new officers, Latisha Burton following three months serving in the Lumberton Police Department, and Aaron Lowery formerly of the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, with two years prior to that in the Red Springs Police Department. Both patrol officers were sworn in at the police station on Dec. 1.
Arnold, a 4-month-old lab mix puppy, is available for adoption at Robeson County Humane Society. He is super sweet, playful and friendly, getting along well with children and other animals. Arnold is a healthy pup and is up-to-date on vaccinations and is “ready to find his forever home. His adoption fee is $250 with an approved application. Call the Humane Society at 910-738-8282 or send an email to [email protected] for an adoption application or to schedule a visit to the Humane Society at 3180 W. Fifth St. in Lumberton. An application can also be found at www.robesoncountyhumanesociety.org.