Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Rowland man charged with first-degree murder

ROWLAND — A Rowland man is being charged with first-degree murder in a case involving the body of Maxton woman found.

Homicide, Crime Scene detectives investigating death near Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Homicide and Crime Scene detectives were on the scene of a death investigation Thursday morning off of Locklear Road near Pembroke, Sheriff Burnis Wilkins confirmed.

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Shooting confirmed near Rowland

ROWLAND — Sheriff Burnis Wilkins confirmed Thursday that Criminal Investigation detectives along with NC Department of Insurance Investigators were on the scene of a shooting in the 7000 block of N.C. 74 West outside of Rowland.

Rowland man charged with first-degree murder

ROWLAND — A Rowland man is being charged with first-degree murder in a case involving the body of Maxton woman found.

New playground equipment coming soon to PSRC elementary schools

LUMBERTON — Work is underway to place new playground equipment across multiple elementary schools within the Public Schools of Robeson County as part of the ESSER-funded playground project.

Robeson man sentenced to 10 years for illegal drug distribution

RALEIGH — A Robeson County man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possessing with the intent to distribute thousands of illegal prescription pills including oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and methadone.

Local amateur radio operators part of international Field Day

DUBLIN — Headquartered in nearby Dublin in James T. Bryan’s “radio shack.” the Bladen County Amateur Radio Society participated in the 2022 International Amateur Radio Field Day event, sponsored by the Amateur Radio Relay League in Connecticut.

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