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Sheriff’s Office: Family dispute leads to shooting death of Fairmont man

LUMBERTON — A 47-year-old Marietta man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a 32-year-old Fairmont man on Friday.

The fight for better health care in rural North Carolina

Newly released health rankings paint a grim picture of North Carolina’s rural Border Belt counties compared to the rest of the state: Residents here are more likely to smoke, be obese, have diabetes, experience frequent mental health issues and die prematurely.

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Celebrate summer by shopping local

While the first day of summer is still a few weeks away, summer has unofficially begun with temperatures steadily climbing and families and friends flocking to the beaches.

Our History: Thomas Robeson a Revolutionary War patriot leader at Moore’s Creek Bridge

LUMBERTON — Among other local Revolutionary War personalities, Thomas Robeson could arguably be the most instrumental in the formulation of today’s prosperity and freedom.

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Purnell Swett student wins new car in 2022 Beasley Driven 2 Excel Program

LUMBERTON — Four years of hard work paid off for a Purnell Swett graduate Thursday night when Shakylia Hunt won a new car thanks to her scholastic efforts in the Robeson County Driven 2 Excel program.

Richardson, Shaw win RCC poetry contest

LUMBERTON — April was National Poetry Month and to celebrate Robson Community College’s English Department and the Friends of the Arts sponsored the Ninth Annual Poetry Contest.

The fight for better health care in rural North Carolina

Newly released health rankings paint a grim picture of North Carolina’s rural Border Belt counties compared to the rest of the state: Residents here are more likely to smoke, be obese, have diabetes, experience frequent mental health issues and die prematurely.

PSRC kindergarten through second-grade students show significant growth

LUMBERTON — Some primary students have shown promise in literacy improvements measured by end-of-year testing, according to the Public Schools of Robeson County.

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