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Severed cable affecting Robbins 911 service repaired

A Centurylink fiber-optic cable was cut along N.C. Highway 24/27 between Robbins and Carthage Tuesday morning, affecting telephone service to the Robbins area for several hours, authorities said.

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CARTHAGE, N.C. — A Centurylink fiber-optic cable was cut along N.C. Highway 24/27 between Robbins and Carthage Tuesday morning, affecting telephone service to the Robbins area for several hours, authorities said.

The cable was damaged before 11 a.m. and was repaired shortly after 3 p.m.

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