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Ribbon cutting opens Red Springs Athletic Complex

RED SPRINGS — “Look at us now.”

Officials sign order banning electronic devices from Robeson County Courthouse

LUMBERTON — Cell phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets and all other electronic devices capable of connecting to the internet or making audio or video recordings are officially banned from the Robeson County Courthouse or any facility where court business is conducted.

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Officials sign order banning electronic devices from Robeson County Courthouse

LUMBERTON — Cell phones, smartphones, laptops, tablets and all other electronic devices capable of connecting to the internet or making audio or video recordings are officially banned from the Robeson County Courthouse or any facility where court business is conducted.

Robeson County worst for crashes in NC

LUMBERTON — “Three generations of the same family died that day.”

UNCP partners with NCDPI to increase mental health providers in schools

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is collaborating with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to increase the number of school-based mental health providers.

Half of North Carolina’s population at risk of wildfires

ELIZABETHTOWN — Over 4.8 million people who reside in North Carolina are living in areas with an elevated risk of wildfires. That equates to half of the state’s population. Currently, North Carolina averages approximately 10 dangerous heat days per year, but that number is expected to be 6 times higher by 2050. These projections make it important for residents to understand how to decrease the risk of wildfires and understand how to execute the importance of executing prescribed burns safely.

RCC instructor George Pate to present at National Conference in Oregon

LUMBERTON – George Pate, the lead instructor for the Accounting and Finance program at Robeson Community College, has been selected to give a presentation at the 2023 TACTYC (Teachers of Accounting at Two-Year Colleges) National Conference in Portland, OR. The conference will take place in May.

Lumberton students win Most Creative Mobility Award in NC Regional Future City Competition

RALEIGH — Lumberton Junior High students won Most Creative Mobility for their city in the NC Regional Future City Competition.

Resident aids in arrest of triple homicide suspect

RED SPRINGS — “What’s disturbing about Corey is that he’s 46 years old, but he’s spent half his life in prison,” said Sheriff Burnis Wilkins at a press conference on Wednesday morning.

Triple homicide suspect arrested

RED SPRINGS — Corey Grant Leak of Red Springs spent 27 years in prison for murder and has now been charged in connection to the shooting deaths of three people and the injury of a fourth person, according to a prepared statement from the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.

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