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Groundhog Day forecast is six more weeks

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Six more weeks of winter says the groundhog.

Robeson County’s jobless rate returns to pre-pandemic levels

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in December, according to data obtained by The Robesonian, falling from 6.1% in November to 5.3% in December, the most recent month for which data is available.

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Police flock to Lumberton for radar training

LUMBERTON — Commuters on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive saw a significant police presence on Wednesday and will see more on Thursday, all day, according to Certified Radar Instructor Fred McQueen of the Laurinburg Police Department.

Spun Off: Textiles in Robeson County

ROWLAND — “When you’re talking about NAFTA,” said Robeson County Office of Economic Development Executive Director Channing Jones, “it depends on what lens you’re talking about it through.”

McDuffie fights cancer with the help of God and loved ones

LAURINBURG – Dec. 21, 2022 was one of the best days of Sharmeika McDuffie’s life.

Crime report

ASSAULT: An incident of assault at Boyce Road, Rowland was reported recently to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

School Nurse Denise Campbell continues career of care in Public Schools of Robeson County School District

LUMBERTON — School Nurse Denise Campbell continues to make an impact on the lives of others as she persists in her work, which began more than two decades ago in the Public Schools of Robeson County School District.

Robeson County’s jobless rate returns to pre-pandemic levels

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in December, according to data obtained by The Robesonian, falling from 6.1% in November to 5.3% in December, the most recent month for which data is available.

Groundhog Day forecast is six more weeks

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Six more weeks of winter says the groundhog.

RCC’s Bennett to serve on task force with National Organization

LUMBERTON — John Bennett, a math instructor at Robeson Community College, has been invited to serve on a task force with AMATYC, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, a national organization for those who teach at math at the collegiate level.

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