Category Archives: Lumberton

Hundreds rescued by air or boat

Rescue teams in North Carolina were using helicopters to pluck people from their roofs, and boats to reach people down below. Emergency crews in Lumberton say they were trying to save some 1,500 people who were stranded by the flood. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew shuts down UNCP for a week

Fall Break was already scheduled for Thursday and Friday, but the ongoing power outage and flooded roadways and parking lots meant the entire week of classes and activities was canceled, including online classes. ┬áThe phone lines for campus police were … Continue reading

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Student pointed a gun at bus stop

A student from Lumberton High School allegedly pulled a gun on another student while at a bus stop. Parents told the Robesonian newspaper their kids saw the students involved. The two in the altercation had started fighting while on the … Continue reading

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