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Primary Election Results

LUMBERTON — Polling places in the May 17 primary election closed at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Here are the most recent results provided by the North Carolina State Board of Elections. Results are not official until certified by the State Board of Elections. Stay with as results are made available.

PSRC named a National Beta District of Distinction

LUMBERTON — National Beta recently announced the Public Schools of Robeson County as a 2021-2022 National District of Distinction.

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Fairmont Youth Council promotes leadership in local youth

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Youth Council gives high school students the opportunity to gain leadership skills, according to Fairmont Mayor Charles Kemp who oversees the group.

Robeson sees first COVID death in 2 months as US hits 1-million mark

LUMBERTON — With COVID-19 cases up locally for the sixth consecutive week, Robeson County saw its first virus-related death in two months this week.

Day of Caring generates 531 service hours

LUMBERTON — A total of 106 volunteers provided 531 hours of service on the Lumber River United Way’s annual Day of Caring recently.

Many races see close vote counts

LUMBERTON — John Cantey has secured another four years on the Precinct 5 seat of the Lumberton City Council after generating the most votes in Tuesday’s Election Day outcome.