Friday, May 27, 2022

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Pembroke shooting leaves 1 hospitalized

PEMBROKE — Police here are investigating a Thursday morning shooting that sent one Pembroke resident to the hospital, according to the department’s interim police chief.

St. Pauls store clerk, teen charged following fatal crash

LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls convenience store clerk and a juvenile have been charged following a crash that left a St. Pauls High School student dead earlier this month.

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Red Springs Presbyterian Church

King receives Outstanding Educator NSTEM Champion Award

LUMBERTON — A local educator is the recipient of the Outstanding Educator NSTEM™ Champion Award from the National STEM Honor Society.

Got to Be NC Agriculture announces NC Ag Star Homegrown Voice Talent Search

RALEIGH – The Got to Be NC program, in partnership with its musical ambassador and local singer-songwriter Paige King Johnson, is creating a voice competition called NC Ag Star to help promote agriculture to young people.

Wednesday is deadline to apply for business recovery grants

The deadline for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program is Wednesday.

Arbor Day celebrated

St. Pauls Mayor Elbert Gibson, second from left, Tree Council member Myrtle Gudauskas, middle, and other town officials gathered Friday to participate in an Arbor Day tree planting event at Town Hall. Town officials planted a Japanese Maple Tree during the event, which marks St. Pauls’ 36th year of recognition as an Arbor Day Foundation Tree City.

Registrations open for RCC summer camps

LUMBERTON — Registrations are now open for two Summer 2022 camps that will be held at Robeson Community College.

UNCP names Mohamed Djerdjouri dean of the Thomas School of Business

PEMBROKE — Mohamed Djerdjouri, an academic leader with more than three decades of experience in higher education, has been appointed dean of the Thomas School of Business at The University of North Carolina Pembroke.