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Heat the concern locally while hurricane forms near Florida

LUMBERTON — An unnamed Atlantic tropical storm system, labeled simply Disturbance 1, moving toward the southern Florida coast has strengthened over the past few days and now has a 60% chance of forming into a hurricane, according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Heat the concern locally while hurricane forms near Florida

LUMBERTON — An unnamed Atlantic tropical storm system, labeled simply Disturbance 1, moving toward the southern Florida coast has strengthened over the past few days and now has a 60% chance of forming into a hurricane, according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Heat the concern locally while hurricane forms near Florida

LUMBERTON — An unnamed Atlantic tropical storm system, labeled simply Disturbance 1, moving toward the southern Florida coast has strengthened over the past few days and now has a 60% chance of forming into a hurricane, according to forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Alberto moves inland over northeast Mexico as season’s first named storm

TAMPICO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Alberto, the season’s first named storm, rumbled ashore early Thursday and moved inland over northeast Mexico, bringing heavy rains to the parched region and leaving at least three dead.

Robeson County Emergency Management director Chavis retires after 35 years with county

LUMBERTON — Stephanie Chavis, Robeson County Emergency Management director, has retired after 35 years with the county according to a statement from Robeson County.

Local school honors former principals in a special way

LUMBERTON — Former principals were honored for their service to W.H. Knuckles Elementary School on Thursday as bricks bearing their names and years of service adorned an area at the front of the school affectionately referred to as the “Principal Garden.”

Very hot weather forecast triggers Hazardous Weather Outlook in Robeson County

LUMBERTON — The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook related to very hot weather expected in the greater Robeson County are in the coming days.

Fairmont’s Board of Commissioners held a meeting to accept the new annual budget and present potential redesigns of Downtown Fairmont on June 18.

FAIRMONT一The Fairmont Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the 2024-2025 annual budget and held a public viewing for proposed changes to the downtown area on June 18.

Purnell Swett principal reflects on year, prepares for new year

MAXTON — Purnell Swett High School Principal Clyde Leviner shared that his school has had much to celebrate this year.

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