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Tribal council protests amendment to law that protects Lumbee artists, crafters

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council is calling on North Carolina congressmen and the Commission of Indian Affairs to protest the possible amendment of a law that currently protects Lumbee artists and crafters.

Radiography maintains running streak, 7 years with 100% first-time pass rate

LUMBERTON — For the seventh year in a row, students in the Radiography Program at Robeson Community College have achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) National Certification Exam. All nine students in the class of 2023 passed on the first attempt of the ARRT.

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Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater hosts Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, the Broadway Musical”

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton will stage its own production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast, the Broadway Musical” June 7-11. Specific show dates and times are as follows:

RCC grad Dulce Roca named 2023 Academic Excellence winner

LUMBERTON — Each year, Robeson Community College selects one special student from its graduating class to be the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award. This award is given out at each of the 58 community colleges in North Carolina and signifies highest academic honor that a student can achieve. This award honors those who have set the bar high, achieving the highest possible goals to attain the pinnacle of academic success.

Memorial Day service honors Fairmont’s fallen veterans, families

FAIRMONT — Those who attended Fairmont’s Memorial Day ceremony Monday received a lesson in commitment and devotion to country.

One dead, two injured in Sunday shooting in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Two people arriving at UNC Health Southeastern with gunshot wounds on Sunday sparked an investigation into a homicide.

An end to Native American mascots?

A state education advisory group is doubling down on its efforts to convince North Carolina school districts to stop using Native American-themed mascots and logos.

SRU honors memory of three fallen soldiers

FORT BRAGG – Memorial Day for some families is a chance to spend quality time together. For other families, the holiday is a solemn reminder of the price we pay for freedom.

The voices of NC veterans

Editor’s note: This story was first published on November 16, 2022. It contains language that may be offensive to some readers and listeners.

44 students graduate from PSRC Early College

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County Early College High School held its commencement ceremony on Friday honoring 44 graduates.