Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Robeson County gas prices continue downward slide

LUMBERTON — Gas prices around Robeson County saw another substantial drop over the weekend, with some stations selling gas below the $3 mark.

Local electric providers take precautions after Moore County substation attack

LUMBERTON — Local electric utilities providers say they have no reason to believe there is any increased threat to their substations after the attack on substations in Moore County Saturday which left about 45,000 Duke Energy customers in that county without power, with many still in the dark as of late Tuesday.

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Robeson County Health Department to discontinue weekly COVID-19 reports

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Health Department will discontinue its weekly reports on the number of new COVID-19 cases and deaths after next week, the department announced Monday.

Audubon invites volunteers to join the 123rd Christmas Bird Count

DURHAM — For the 123rd year, the National Audubon Society is organizing the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). Between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5, tens of thousands of bird-loving volunteers will participate in counts across North Carolina and the Western Hemisphere. The twelve decades’ worth of data collected by participants contribute to one of only two large existing pools of information notifying ornithologists and conservation biologists of what conservation action is required to protect birds and the places they need. Find your local count here.

Robeson County jobless rate up in October

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s unemployment rate increased nearly a full percentage point from September to October, according to information released Thursday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

Pembroke council hears latest audit report

PEMBROKE — S. Preston Douglas & Associates’ John Masters delivered to council members here the annual audit report for Pembroke’s 2021-22 fiscal year Monday despite findings not being formally approved yet by the Local Government Commission.

Hope Alive receives its third denial; commissioners Campbell, Dial, Edge, Herndon sworn in

LUMBERTON — Hope Alive Inc. took another loss Monday this time with the rejection of a request for a special-use permit.

Robeson County gas prices continue downward slide

LUMBERTON — Gas prices around Robeson County saw another substantial drop over the weekend, with some stations selling gas below the $3 mark.

Empty Stocking Fund grows by nearly $3k

LUMBERTON — Four $500 gifts were donated to the Empty Stocking Fund so far this week adding to the previous $10,570 total.

Parade returns to Marietta

The Town of Marietta and the Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Department again collaborated for their 34th annual Christmas Parade. The returned this year after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade procession was held along Marietta Road and included several Shriner units, bands, local royalty and a series of fire trucks.

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