Sunday, May 28, 2023

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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.

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.

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Wildlife Commission reminds boaters to be safe

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, N.C. Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will begin the annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign with community events and safety check points throughout the state in advance of and on Memorial Day weekend.

Thousands of boots at Fort Bragg stand in memory of fallen soldiers

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - At Hedrick Stadium, a sea of boots commemorating American service members who have perished in the last 20 years were on display for the Run, Honor, Remember 5K held the weekend before All American Week.

Memorial Day drives to enjoy lower gas prices locally

LUMBERTON — Robeson County drivers planning to drive during the Memorial Day holiday can expect a mixed bag when it comes to gas prices, but in general, the average price per gallon has remained stalled at around $3.24 in the county, slighter higher around the state and slightly lower in Lumberton proper.

Memorial Day weekend begins 100 deadliest days of summer

RALEIGH – One of the busiest travel times of the year is coming up with the Memorial Day weekend, and the N.C. Department of Transportation wants your trip to be safe

COOPERATIVE EXTENSION: Seven things to consider before purchasing goats

LUMBERTON — Goats and sheep are increasing in popularity. I want to share seven things to consider before purchasing goats, which could also apply to raising sheep. They are listed below:

NC charter school group tweaks controversial hair policy. Parents say it’s not enough

A charter school group in southeastern North Carolina agreed Thursday to tweak its controversial hair policy for boys, but parents say the change is not enough.

Eagle Project brings beauty back to old stone overlook in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Visitors to the old stone overlook off of Riverside Drive in Downtown Lumberton will surely enjoy the cleaner, renovated area that overlooks the slow moving Lumber River.

Pet of the Week

Binx is a male black domestic short hair that is friendly, affectionate, playful, smart, curious, funny, athletic and loves kisses. Binx is looking for a family of his own. He was found at a local business where one of the employees took him in as a newborn kitten. He was bottle fed until he could eat on his own.