Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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Robeson County’s unemployment numbers continue to fall

Robeson County’s unemployment rate saw a slight increase in May, according to the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

State of pandemic improving locally despite slight uptick in cases

LUMBERTON — Despite the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Robeson County going up slightly in the last week, the county has returned to the “green” category, for low transmission rating, on the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s Community Transmission Map, suggesting an improving state of the pandemic in the county.

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Suspect in Chicago shooting reportedly planned for weeks

CHICAGO — A seventh person has died in the Highland Park parade shooting attack and authorities Tuesday afternoon released the names of the six of the victims.

Forecaster issue heat advisory for region

LUMBERTON — The National Weather Service has issued an urgent weather message regarding a Heat Advisory issued Tuesday for Robeson County and the surrounding area.

Dekk Corp. joins RCC for apprentiship program

Dekk Corporation, a business that prides itself on the installation and erection of Steel, Specialized Steel Projects and Light Fabrication, has joined forces with Robeson Community College in establishing a registered apprenticeship.

Robeson Comnmunity College takes part of Lumbee Homecoming Parade

It was all smiles at the 2022 Lumbee Homecoming Parade in Pembroke on Saturday. Despite a few clouds, rays of sunshine could be seen all around, as Robeson Community College took part in the annual tradition that takes place in Pembroke each year, celebrating the heritage and ancestry of the Lumbee Tribe.

Drivers find relief at pump

The price of gas around Robeson County fell a few cents per gallon in recent days, providing some relief to holiday travelers.