Friday, October 7, 2022

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PSRC turns dirt for Career and Technology Education Center

PEMBROKE — Ground was broken Thursday for the historic Robeson County Career and Technology Education Center and Planetarium that will provide innovative technologies and programs for students in the Public Schools of Robeson County.

UNCP School of Business facilities evacuated following bomb threat

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke received a bomb threat for the School of Business Friday morning.

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A look back at the past as the fair ends

LUMBERTON — The Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair and strong weather have a long history beginning with the first fair and continued by the most recent fair.

The best judge of poultry decided at the fair

LUMBERTON — Regardless of whether the egg or itself came first, the chicken is among the indisputable pillars of modern American culinary technique. The chicken furnishes meat which can be prepared in a menagerie of methods, from frying to broiling, and can be battered, marinated, and baked.

Pet of the Week

Gracie is a 6-month-old domestic short-hair kitten that is available for adoption. She is an “independent kitten but loves to have her head scratched.” She is up-to-date on all of her vaccines, dewormed, FIV/Felv negative and is scheduled to be spayed. Gracie’s adoption fee is $125. Anyone interested in adopting her, or wanting more information, can contact Fur-Ever Home Animal Rescue of N.C. Inc. by phone at 910-740-6843 or via email at [email protected]

Crime report

The following break-ins were reported recently to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:

State board adopts policy to strengthen NC’s Career and College Promise program

RALEIGH — The State Board of Education approved a new policy Thursday aimed at boosting opportunities for high school students to enroll and succeed in community college courses under the state’s decade old Career and College Promise program.