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Ribbon cutting opens Red Springs Athletic Complex

RED SPRINGS — “Look at us now.”

Officials sign order banning electronic devices from Robeson County Courthouse

LUMBERTON — Cell phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets and all other electronic devices capable of connecting to the internet or making audio or video recordings are officially banned from the Robeson County Courthouse or any facility where court business is conducted.

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Sheriff on fake deputy scammer

LUMBERTON — I am receiving calls regarding someone calling Robeson County residents identifying themselves as a Robeson County Deputy Sheriff from a spoofed number. One potentially fictitious name being used is “Deputy Andrew Donavan.”

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Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

OSWIECIM, Poland — Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary Friday of the Nazi German death camp’s liberation, some expressing horror that war has again shattered peace in Europe and the lesson of Never Again is being forgotten.

Lumbee Tribe releases 2022 accomplishments

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe has assisted more than 20,000 tribal citizens in 2022, according to a release documenting the year in review.

Metcon CEO appointed to Carolina Small Business Development Fund board

PEMBROKE — Aaron Thomas, president and CEO of Metcon Inc., has been appointed to the board of directors for the Carolina Small Business Development Fund.

Robeson County business leaders see report on growth in job creation

LUMBERTON — The message local community and business leaders heard Thursday night was “Boy, do I feel good!”

PSRC sssistant superintendent shares goals for the academic year

LUMBERTON — PSRC’s new Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction, and Accountability Dr. Windy Dorsey-Carr has big goals for the academic year.

Robber who used fake ads sentenced to 15 years

WILMINGTON — Daekwon Sample of Goldsboro, AKA Kwon, who sometimes used fake ads on the online application OfferUp to lure victims to a location where they would be robbed and assaulted, plead guilty to firearm and armed robbery charges against him.

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