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  1. Crews rescue men, dog from flooded Lumberton homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC Two men were recovering Tuesday after being rescued from their Lumberton home as flood waters rose. The rescue happened on Pine Log Road, which looked more like a lake after Hurricane Florence drenched this part of Robeson County.

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  2. Flooding forces out residents in LumbertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2018 | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC For many residents in Robeson County, they are still feeling the impact of Hurricane Florence and the devastation it's left behind, knowing the long road to recovery still lies ahead. Neighborhoods throughout the area are submerged in flood water.

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  3. First Alert: Record-breaking major river flooding projected along several Pee Dee riversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WMBF

    Hurricane Florence's torrential rains of 20 to 30 inches will cause major flooding problems lasting into next week. 5 area rivers are projected to crest to "Major Flood Stage" starting as early as tomorrow.

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  4. Robeson County braces for Florence just two years after Hurricane MatthewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WMBF

    The heads of every Robeson County department met Tuesday morning at the county's Emergency Management Center to discuss plans for Hurricane Florence that's on track to hit North Carolina later this week. "From water to our resources to our communication, everything," Jones said.

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  5. Lumberton man struck, killed by vehicle on N.C. Highway 41Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night on North Carolina Highway 41 near John Henry Lee Road, according to Trp. M.J. Connor with the NC Highway Patrol.

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  6. Dispatch: Greenville Co. deputies responding to shooting on Edwards Rd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WMBF

    Up and down the Carolina coast, parasail businesses are able to fly customers hundreds of feet in the sky without much oversight. Up and down the Carolina coast, parasail businesses are able to fly customers hundreds of feet in the sky without much oversight.

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  7. "We're still questioning what happened" Year long search continues for Abby PattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WMBF

    It's been exactly one year since Abby Lynn Patterson went missing from her home in Lumberton and on Wednesday the Lumberton Police Department and her family were still actively searching for her. Patterson was last seen getting in a brown Buick around 11:30 a.m. at her home on East 9th street on September 5, 2017.

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  8. Body of missing man found in Lumberton area pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC The body of a missing 27-year-old man was found in a pond Tuesday evening in the Lumberton area. According to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department, Curtis Woodrow Jackson was reported missing around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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  9. Man arrested, charged following Lumberton shooting that injured oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC A man was arrested last week following a shooting near the 100 block of Carolina Avenue that left one person injured. Officers were dispatched to the incident on August 31 around 7:30 p.m. where they located a 27-year-old man who had been shot in the leg, according to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department.

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  10. Medical examiner releases reports on two of three women found dead in Lumberton in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC Reports from the North Carolina Chief Medical Examiner is shedding new information on two of the three women whose bodies were found in Lumberton in April and June of last year. One report shows there was cocaine and alcohol in Rhonda Jones' system, while the report for Megan Oxendine shows she was unclothed when she was found.

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  11. 'Having a CWP saved my life' - Man says he fired back when an armed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WMBF

    A Greenville County man said he's thankful to be alive after a masked gunman tried to rob him outside his home Thursday morning. The victim said he was leaving for work when the suspect, dressed in dark clothing with a cover over his face, came out from behind some bushes and attempted to rob him at gunpoint.

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  12. Masked gunman robs Lumberton storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | WMBF

    According to a post the department made on Facebook, the Valero Store located at 2301 Lackey Street was robbed around 11:36 A.M. The robber appeared to be wearing a long sleeve jacket or coat, gloves and a mask covering his face, according to the post.

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  13. Two arrested after truck stolen with 3-week-old baby insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC The Lumberton Police Department say they have charged two people in connection with the truck that was stolen with a three-week-old bay in the back of it on Monday, Aug. 20 on Mimosa Street in Lumberton. They charged Brian Hardin, with felony larceny, second degree kidnapping, larceny of a firearm and conspiracy on second degree kidnapping.

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  14. Family of infant 'just so thankful' she's safe after being found inside stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC A 3-week-old baby is safe after a vehicle was stolen Monday night with the infant in the back seat, according to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department. Police responded to the 1400 block of Mimosa Street around 8:54 p.m. after receiving a report of an auto larceny and kidnapping.

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  15. Infant safe after being found inside stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC A 3-week-old baby is safe after a vehicle was stolen Monday night with the infant in the back seat, according to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department. Police responded to the 1400 block of Mimosa Street around 8:54 p.m. after receiving a report of an auto larceny and kidnapping.

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  16. Man captures adorable photos of triplets inside gigantic watermelonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC There are adorable baby photos and then there are adorable baby photos taken while the little tykes are inside a massive fruit . Lumberton resident Martin Davis recently snapped photos of his triples Michael, Macie and Mathieu while they were sitting inside a 175-pound watermelon.

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  17. Man in critical condition after Lumberton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WMBF

    LUMBERTON, NC A 28-year-old man is in critical condition following a shooting last week in Lumberton, according to Major Anthony Thompson with the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Police investigating after one injured in Lumberton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | WMBF

    According to a news release from the Lumberton Police Department, officers responded to the area of 11th and Willow streets around 2:25 p.m. after receiving a report of shots fired. Minutes later, police learned of a shooting victim at the hospital.

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  19. Off-duty Robeson County police officer injured after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WMBF

    ROBESON COUNTY, NC An off-duty officer with the Red Springs Police Department was injured Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle while doing yard work at a home on Bee Gee Road in Lumberton, according to Police Chief Ronnie Patterson. The officer was airlifted to McLeod Health in Florence for treatment.

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  20. 'It basically made this place a ghost town:' Former employee visits on nuclear fallout anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WMBF

    It's been nearly one year since construction on two nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer in Fairfield County was abruptly abandoned. One of the thousands of workers laid off on July 31, 2017, is visiting Winnsboro, S.C., on this anniversary week.

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