Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Suspect in Lumberton Walmart shooting arrested

LUMBERTON — The suspect in Friday’s shooting at the Walmart Supercenter in Lumberton has turned himself in, according to the Lumberton Police Department.

Damaging 2022 Atlantic hurricane season draws to close

WILMINGTON — The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends on Wednesday, but the impact of Hurricanes Ian, Nicole and Fiona — which brought extensive damage to Florida’s coast and Puerto Rico, respectively — will continue to be felt long after the season is over.

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RCC addresses nursing shortage

LUMBERTON — As the nursing shortage continues to worsen, Robeson Community College has been busy behind the scenes trying to create ways to lessen the impact seen in our area.

FOCUS Broadband accepting applications for 2023 grant programs

SHALOTTE — FOCUS Broadband is accepting applications through Feb. 28 for the 2023 Community Connections and Smart Connections Grant Programs.

Damaging 2022 Atlantic hurricane season draws to close

WILMINGTON — The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends on Wednesday, but the impact of Hurricanes Ian, Nicole and Fiona — which brought extensive damage to Florida’s coast and Puerto Rico, respectively — will continue to be felt long after the season is over.

RCC eating well for a good cause

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College’s plate sale in observance of the National Day of Giving gathered proceeds to be used for the construction of the Veterans’ Wall of Honor and the Military Affiliated Resource Center Scholarship.

Rowland looks to future businesses and current successes

ROWLAND — The town of Rowland is looking to attract new, ambitious businesses like the Triple B Gang, which is itself considering future expansions, and where thirsty residents and travelers can buy a sweet tea for two cents more than an unsweet tea.

First signs of post-holiday COVID surge seen in Robeson

LUMBERTON — The first signs of an increase in COVID-19 cases locally have been seen in the days after the Thanksgiving holiday, as the Robeson County Health Department reports an increase in the viral load in local wastewater systems.

RCC’s first community Christmas event to be held Dev. 8

LUMBERTON — ‘Tis the season to enjoy holiday cookies, a hot cup of cocoa, shop for gifts and enjoy the lights, glitter and shine of a Christmas tree and decorations.

Alleged Walmart shooter turns self in, gets 1M bail

LUMBERTON — Thanksgiving week began and ended violently, with a fatal stabbing on Monday in a Food Lion parking lot, and a nonfatal shooting inside a Walmart on Black Friday.

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