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LREMC, Duke Energy spends weekend restoring power in wake of Ian

PEMBROKE — As of Monday afternoon, Robeson County’s two largest electricity providers had restored power to most if not all customers in the wake of Hurricane Ian.

City honors LYBA after successful Dixie Youth World Series

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Youth Baseball Association was honored by the Lumberton City Council Wednesday after the Association successfully hosted the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series in the city in August for the third time in five years.

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City Council hears update on floodgate project

LUMBERTON — As the Lumberton City Council approved a contract amendment regarding the project to build a floodgate under Interstate 95 near VFW Road, Public Works Director Rob Armstrong gave the Council a detailed update on the status of the project, which has seen some changes in recent months.

Pembroke clears way for urgent care

PEMBROKE — Council members here cleared the way for the incorporation of an urgent care facility within the town’s limits.

Crime report

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

Local virus cases down 64% in one week

LUMBERTON — The number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Robeson County showed a 64% week-to-week drop over the last seven days.

LRCOG receives 3 National Association of Development Organization Impact awards

PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments is among the recipients of multiple 2022 National Association of Development Organizations Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Awards.