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13696
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St. Pauls, Red Springs, Rowland, Pembroke, Maxton, Parkton, and Lumberbridge - all towns in Robeson County - have changed dramatically since the 18th century. Brief histories, facts, and statistics about these towns are presented.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 26, Nov 1952, p28-31, il
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31650
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The town of Red Springs in Robeson County was named for the mineral springs that stained containers when Scotsmen first settled the area. With a racial mix of blacks, whites, and the Lumbee Indians, the town is also called North Carolina’s melting pot. This article discusses the history of Red Springs and highlights several of its residents and attractions.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 10, Oct 1975, p6-8, il, por Periodical Website
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31699
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Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), headquartered in Red Springs, is facing many issues regarding minority representation on the board and alleged voting irregularities. Lumbee River EMC’s service area is rural and has a high percentage of Indians and African Americans. The EMC’s new manager, Charles Staples, is working on addressing these challenges and improving the system.
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