“Everything is going to be safe. We’re going to make it as safe as absolutely possible.”
— Owen Thomas, Lumberton City Council member and president of the Robeson Road Runners, speaking about Saturday’s Rumba on the Lumber event.
“Both of these bills were requested by the respective towns. Hopefully they will pass very soon.”
— Sen. Danny Britt speaking about the filing of a state Senate bill that changes the charter of two Robeson County municipalities.
“If you don’t, you’re putting it off another year.”
— Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education Chairman Craig Lowry speaking about funding the Red Springs Athletic Complex.
“Our superintendent, Board of Education, and SPHS Principal Jason Suggs will revisit the situation with health officials to determine if the return of students needs to be extended.”
— Gordon Burnette, spokesman for the Public Schools of Robeson County, speaking about the return of students to St. Pauls High School being delayed because of COVID-19 outbreaks at the school.