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Lumberton, North Carolina is located in Robeson County. Zip codes in Lumberton, NC include 28359, 28360, and 28358. The median home price in Lumberton is $124,900. More Lumberton information.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | The Robesonian

Duke selects Converse for industry-recruitment study

The Robeson County's economic developer is banking on participation in Duke Energy's 2014 Site Readiness Program to attract an industrial or manufacturing business to a 257-acre tract of former farmland in Lumberton near the old Converse plant.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Robesonian

Gala recalls the Roaring 20s

If anyone wandered into the back of Candy Sue's restaurant on Saturday, they may have thought they had stepped out of a time machine.

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The Robesonian

City OKs design for new shelter

The Lumberton City Council on Monday night unanimously voted to accept an over-budget bid for construction of an emergency shelter and soup kitchen downtown so that the building be redesigned in order to lower costs.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Robesonian

Antique collectors to gather at ag center

The show, which will take place inside the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m., was organized by Vanessa McNeill, an avid antique collector.

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The Robesonian

Gas leak under control

A minor gas leak that caused a residential street to be blocked off this afternoon has been repaired, according to Lumberton Police Lt.

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Bladen Journal

Man charged with murder

A Lumberton man has been charged with first-degree murder after shooting and killing a man he claims had broken into his home, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey.

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The Robesonian

Garden trail leads way to spring

If the blanket of pollen that has settled over the region wasn't indication enough, spring has sprung in Robeson County, signalled by the opening of the Lumberton Council of Garden Clubs' garden trail.

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The Robesonian

Friends of Robeson Library to hold annual di...

The annual meeting of the Friends of the Robeson County Public Library is scheduled for April 22 at the Pinecrest Country Club in Lumberton.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Robesonian

Good deal for everyone

When trustees consider whether or not to sell or trade land at COMtech to the park so that is can be developed, their decision should be based on one thing - what is best for residents of Robeson County.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Robesonian

Man charged with murder

A Lumberton man has been charged with first-degree murder after shooting and killing a man he claims had broken into his home, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey.

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Bladen Journal

I-95 wreck leaves mark on highway

Traffic was detoured in both directions for at least four hours after the produce truck struck a disabled car, littering the road between exits 17 and 19 with debris and diesel fuel and snarling a metal guardrail.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Robesonian

Shelter's cost comes in over budget

A new soup kitchen and emergency shelter set to be built downtown may need a redesign after estimated construction costs came in higher than expected.

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News Observer

NC local business taxes capped in proposal

A tax study committee tentatively agreed to draft legislation that would repeal in July 2015 the current system used by more than 300 municipalities, which now have wide latitude on what to tax and how to calculate the tax.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Robesonian

I-95 wreck leaves mark on highway

A fiery accident on Interstate 95 on Saturday night didn't cause any significant injuries, but left its mark on the major highway.

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The Robesonian

Man convicted in murder recovering from shooting

A convicted murderer who spent 15 years in prison is recovering after being shot at a South Lumberton convenience store this weekend.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Robesonian

Sheriff's Office investigating 2 deaths

The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating two suspicious deaths - including that of a Lumberton man found dead with a gunshot wound in a ditch this morning, according to Maj.

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The Robesonian

Robeson Remembers: Sam and Katrina Locklear ...

Katrina and Samuel Locklear are a celebrated couple in their hometown of Pembroke, N.C. and throughout Robeson County.

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The Robesonian

Miss NC brings joy to young readers

"Hooray!" the children shouted as Miss North Carolina Johna Edmonds entered the Children's Library in Lumberton on Tuesday.

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The Robesonian

Man dies from crash that occurs while fleeing wreck

A Lumberton man who was fleeing an accident on Saturday crashed his vehicle into a ditch and died the next day from his injuries, according to the state Highway Patrol.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Robesonian

DA asks help in election-fraud probe

The Robeson County District Attorney's Office is asking for the public's help as it conducts a criminal investigation requested by the state Board of Elections into the all of county's 2013 municipal elections.

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