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Robeson County Commission defuses plan to detonate bombs in a swamp, denies permit application

BY: - June 6, 2023

This story originally appeared in the Border Belt Independent. Read NC Newsline’s previous coverage of Alottabang’s proposal here. As a real estate agent and the owner of a horse farm, Sally Kennedy appreciates the tranquility in her southern Robeson County community. A military training site, Kennedy told county commissioners on Monday, would shatter the idyllic […]

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Bombs in a swamp: Robeson County residents battling proposal for private military training site

BY: - May 19, 2023

Bombs in a swamp.  A fraught piece of land ensnared in a family drama. Separately, the issues stir enough conflict to employ a dozen lawyers. Together, they could contaminate groundwater, creeks, rivers and ultimately drinking water supplies for an untold number of residents in southern Robeson County — and potentially South Carolina. Alottabang, LLC, wants […]