RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday extended a trio of executive orders allowing for curbside alcohol sales, a halt to evictions and a requirement for people to remain at home from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Key U.S. House committee assignments were given Wednesday to the representative of North Carolina’s Ninth Congressional District, who also teamed with other members of Congress on legislation addressing sanctuary cities.
LUMBERTON — From the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke have remained committed to protecting the health of the campus and the community. Key partnerships have made that possible and new efforts underway have the potential to bring additional testing and vaccines to the campus and community.
City Electric Department employee Anthony Gonderman, 27, checks voltage and electrical lines Wednesday afternoon at a home on East 20th Street in Lumberton. Gonderman and another Electric Department worker responded to a call at the residence about 3:25 p.m.
An article published in the Wednesday edition of The Robesonian contained incorrect information about the people expected to speak at the Restoring Our Community through Unity event on Feb. 13. Minister Louis Farrakhan will not be attending the event. The Robesonian apologizes for any confusion or concern the mistake caused.
LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office has allowed inmates to once again help county residents rid area roadways of trash, as efforts by some residents to remove roadside litter continue.