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  1. September 17, 2018 ] Here We Go Again Breaking NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    With the sun finally showing itself, Robeson County residents, punch drunk from a second epic hurricane in two years, ventured outside to take inventory of just how bad it is. Hurricane Florence surely resurrected nightmares of Hurricane Matthew, but this time the deluge was even worse, with about 2 feet of water falling Friday through Sunday.

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  2. September 17, 2018 ] School system again without central office NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Robesonian

    For the second time since October, 2016, the Public Schools of Robeson County finds itself without a permanent central office. Hurricane Florence, as it did much of the county, swamped the system's temporary headquarters at the old BB&T call center on Kahn Drive in Lumberton.

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  3. September 16, 2018 ] Sandbag wall off West Fifth Street gives way NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    At 3 p.m. today as what remains of Florence continued to drench Lumberton, Lumber River floodwater was rushing into West Lumberton after a sandbag wall that was constructed at the last minute was compromised. Officials are telling people to avoid West Lumberton, which is again taking the brunt of a hurricane.

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  4. September 16, 2018 ] Buses being used to transport to shelters NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    County officials say school buses are being used to transport people displaced by Hurricane Florence any of four shelters that have been opened.

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  5. Conference addresses caring for the elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    A conference about healthcare professionals' role supporting the healthy outcomes of the older patient has been scheduled for Oct. 4. The one-day event titled "Charting the Course for Better Aging" is to take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Center, located at 1027 U.S. 74 East in Lumberton. Registration will start at 8:15 a.m. The conference is being offered by the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center in partnership with the Lumber River Council of Governments.

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  6. September 16, 2018 ] Whata s happening FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    Bullock family: The Henry Cleveland Bullock Descendants Reunion will be held at 1 p.m. at Centerville Baptist Church, located at at 3428 N.C. 41 South in Lumberton. Guest are asked to bring their favorite foods.

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  7. SeHealth program re-accreditedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    The reaccreditation was granted by the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.

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  8. September 16, 2018 ] GPAC director receives arts grant FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    James Bass, a Lumberton photographer and the director of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Givens Performing Arts Center, is a 2018 recipient of the Regional Artist Project Grant. Bass' project is a photography exhibit titled "Beyond The Stage."

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  9. September 15, 2018 ] Florence continues to pound county NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Robesonian

    As many as 200 people worked on Friday to place sandbags under the Interstate 95 bridge at the CSX tracks to try to prevent flooding in West and South Lumberton. Water from the Lumber River that flooded South and West Lumberton in October 2016 came under this bridge.

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  10. September 15, 2018 ] Career change leads to medical school at ECU EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | The Robesonian

    A Lumberton native is one of three incoming medical students at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine to be awarded the university's most prestigious scholarship. Ross Masters was chosen for the Class of 2022 Brody Scholar award - valued at approximately $112,000 - that includes four years of medical school tuition, living expenses and the opportunity to design his own summer enrichment program that can include travel abroad.

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  11. September 14, 2018 ] 5,000 sandbags, two berms in place at I-95 bridge Breaking NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Robesonian

    This berm, which includes concrete barriers, is put in place on the east side of I-95 to stand in the way of floodwaters should expected amounts of rain arrive. The floodwaters during Matthew came under the bridge and down the CSX tracks to devastate West and South Lumberton.

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  12. Sandbags being used to prevent floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Robesonian

    More than 100 volunteers are feverishly stuffing as many as 5,000 sandbags that will be used to form a barricade at the CSX intersection with Interstate 95 through which the Lumber River's water flowed during Hurricane Matthew to swamp West and South Lumberton. Sen. Danny Britt said efforts had been underway for two days that involved the Governor's Office and the N.C. Emergency Management Office to secure permission to place the sandbags on the CSX right-of-way under the bridge at I-95.

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  13. More than 6,000 with LREMC without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Robesonian

    More than 6,000 Robeson County customers with Lumbee River Electric Membership were without power this morning as Hurricane Florence, now a Cat 1 storm but plenty dangerous, continues its slow march westward at about 5 mph. That is according to Emily Jones, a public information officer with Robeson County, whose statement said that 126 Duke Energy customers were without power.

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  14. Storm Weakens, Threat DOESNa TRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Robesonian

    Daniel Jecrois is a foreman with the Asplundlh crew staging for the storm at the Red Roof Inn Thursday morning on Capuano Street in Lumberton. The storm is coming, and "we have no choice," he said.

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  15. Forecasting the Robeson County postseason football awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Robesonian

    Predictions are always a big concern for hurricanes, but also for sports. So, why not in a time where everyone is trying to guess what path Hurricane Florence is going to take give predictions on how the Robeson County football postseason awards races look a third of the way into the season.

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  16. Florencea s worry more wet than windRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Robesonian

    Mike Ivey fills one in a long line of propane tanks Wednesday morning at Quality Oil and Gas Co. on West Fifth Street in Lumberton.

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  17. Florence on deck to deliver devastating punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | The Robesonian

    Hurricane Matthew did Robeson County no favors, unless we count this one: Forever and beyond, those who lived through it and had to recover from it, will not have to be warned more than once to take the threat of a cyclone seriously and to prepare accordingly. As this is being written, well in advance of it being read by you, the news regarding Hurricane Florence, at last, was trending in a positive direction - at least for this county.

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  18. September 11, 2018 ] Crime report NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Robesonian

    Melissa Demmons reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office that a vehicle was stolen from in front of a residence on McMillan Siding Road in Parkton.

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  19. September 11, 2018 ] Live Emergency Updates Breaking NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Robesonian

    Irma left Robeson County a little wetter, but none the worst for wear as the hurricane's remnants swept past the Carolinas Monday and Tuesday. Now weather watchers turn their eyes toward a hurricane [] LUMBERTON - A one-stop shop to assist Hurricane Matthew victims in their recovery efforts will be open and fully operational by July 10 in Lumberton.

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  20. Weather forces rescheduling of civic center showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | The Robesonian

    Because of the expected weather conditions associated with Hurricane Florence, Friday's sold-out concert by Masters of Soul at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in Lumberton has been rescheduled. All tickets purchased for the show will be honored for the Jan. 26 show with same seating.

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