Local News in Robeson County, North Carolina

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Dominion pipeline would pass through 8 NC counties
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:50:06 -0700

Dominion Energy and its partners, including Duke Energy, have posted maps online to show the proposed route of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline from Harrison County, W. Va., southeast through Virginia and then south through central North Carolina to Robeson County.

Magazine’s potrayal unfair to city
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:52:22 -0700

As the executive director of the Lumberton Visitors Bureau, I promote Lumberton and Robeson County to bring travelers hert. Tourism is one of our largest industries, bringing over $127 million into our county last year and over 1,050 jobs.

Robeson County gets Child Health Award
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:55:01 -0700

The Robeson County Health Department's Innovative Approaches Initiative, which focuses on children with special health care needs, was one of three county programs to be recognized by the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation at a recent meeting.

Program recognized
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:24:03 -0700

LUMBERTON — A $5,000 grant has been awarded to a Robeson County Health Department program that benefits children with special health care needs.

Pipeline is the real news of the day
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:12:36 -0700

The governor’s recent announcement in Robeson County is huge and should not be overshadowed by competing news. As Vice President Joseph Biden says, “It’s a big deal.”

County should get break from rain
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:55:58 -0700

LUMBERTON — Following several days of rainfall, Robeson County residents can put away their umbrellas — for the weekend, at least. The forecast calls for cloudy but dry skies from Friday through Sunday, with highs in the upper-70s to lower-80s.

COMtech to hold info forum on gas pipeline
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:06:24 -0700

PEMBROKE — Representatives of the companies that will own and operate the proposed 550-mile natural gas line that will end in Robeson County will be in Pembroke on Monday to update public officials and community residents on the project.

New pipeline certainly worth writing about
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:16:30 -0700

Last week was an up-and-down one on the economic front in Robeson County.

Natural gas pipeline could bring jobs, money to North Carolina
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:11:16 -0700

A proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline is expected to bring hundreds of jobs and an economic impact of $680 million to North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrory said today.

Surveys begin on pipeline route
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 08:07:25 -0700

LUMBERTON — Surveys of Robeson County properties likely to be in the path of a 550-mile natural gas pipeline that will begin in West Virginia and end in Robeson County have already begun.