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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. Forecasters are calling for heat index values of up to 110 degrees expected to last through Wednesday evening. National Weather Service forecasters out of...
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Dekk Corp. joins RCC for apprenticeship 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. Dekk signed the apprenticeship agreement during Business Apprenticeship Day, which was held June 29 at the college and...
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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. The average price of a gallon of gas on Monday in Lumberton was $4.33 cents, according to data collected by The Robesonian. That’s a few cents lower than Robeson County at large, where the average price of a gallon of gas was $4.39.
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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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Gales, Chavis picked for Native baseball showcase in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Malachi Gales and Jacob Chavis are used to playing on the high school diamonds of Robeson County. The field where they’ll play July 17 looks just a little different. Both players were selected for the Native American All-Star Baseball Showcase, a first-time event which will be...
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St. Pauls’ Suggs named NCHSAA Principal of the Year

ST. PAULS — When Jason Suggs had a phone call recently from Que Tucker, commissioner of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, he wondered what was wrong. The St. Pauls High School principal was, figuratively, being called into the principal’s office. But this wasn’t punitive — in...
SAINT PAULS, NC
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McGirt, playing 3rd straight week, set for Barbasol Championship

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — With three PGA Tour starts left in a major medical extension, William McGirt needs a good finish. Perhaps one of the Tour’s alternate events will provide an opportunity for one this week. The Fairmont native will play in the Barbasol Championship beginning Thursday in Nicholasville,...
NICHOLASVILLE, KY
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UNCP’s Ott, Harris named CPL All-Stars

HOLLY SPRINGS — UNC Pembroke rising sophomore Ethan Ott will get the start in the outfield, while senior right-hander Trent Harris is among of list of available arms for the East All-Stars, with the release of the Coastal Plain League’s 2022 All-Star Squads on Sunday morning. Harris and...
HOLLY SPRINGS, NC
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Local amateur radio operators part of international Field Day

DUBLIN — Headquartered in nearby Dublin in James T. Bryan’s “radio shack.” the Bladen County Amateur Radio Society participated in the 2022 International Amateur Radio Field Day event, sponsored by the Amateur Radio Relay League in Connecticut. The event typically attracts more than 40,000 participants world-wide,...
DUBLIN, NC
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From the fringe

Ryan Hundley of Red Springs shot a career-low round 71 Sunday at Cypress Lakes in Hope Mills. Hundley has only been playing golf for 2 1/2 years. Robbie Nye shot his career-best round with a 77 Monday at Pinecrest Country Club in Lumberton, including an even-par 36 on the back nine. Nye played with James Haas.
LUMBERTON, NC