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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department has reported more than 50 new cases of COVID-19 in the past two days.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas made history last week when Moore Regional Hospital was the first site to enroll a patient into a clinical trial using a combination treatment regimen for COVID-19 consisting of the antiviral remdesivir and a highly concentrated solution of antibodies that neutralize SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. 

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RALEIGH — The pandemic and the government’s general response has exposed a curious paradox.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees was given an update at its monthly meeting Tuesday how the College is using funds from the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund to make its short-term training classes more affordable for students.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two local Halloween events have been carved out of this year’s schedule, adding to a list of cancellations because of restrictions due to COVID-19.

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RALEIGH — Reopening the economy during COVID-19 is a hotly contested issue in the race for N.C. Commissioner of Labor.

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ROCKINGHAM — The State Employees Credit Union Foundation awarded the Samaritan Colony a gift of $50,000 for COVID-19 relief.

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ROCKINGHAM — Late last month, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced it would provide additional benefits to families through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program — but Richmond County wasn’t on the list.

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RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended essential flexibilities for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) to ensure participants continue to receive the food and health support they need throughout the COVID-19 national public health emergency.

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Monday, 05 October 2020 10:18

OPINION: Candidates clash on reopening schools

When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the 2020 race would be whether to allow public schools to provide in-person instruction to North Carolina children.

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Family Affair: McGees share me…

CHARLOTTE — For decades, college football has been a family affair for the McGees. So much so, they consider it to be in their blood. Read more

Health Department reports Rich…

ROCKINGHAM— Health officials on Saturday reported Richmond County’s 29th COVID-related death, making it the 10th in October. Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

HAMLET — A man already facing drug charges was recently charged in a theft from two months earlier. Read more

East Rockingham announces hono…

East Rockingham Elementary announces the recipients of the following awards for the first nine weeks. Read more

UNC Pembroke teacher prep prog…

PEMBROKE— The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among the top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality, a... Read more

UNC Pembroke inks BraveStep co…

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is expanding options for students who begin their college career at Sandhills Community College and continue their education at UNCP. Read more

Clay Shoot raises more than $1…

HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation has completed its tally on the net proceeds raised by its annual clay shoot at DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports shooting range in Ellerbe, and... Read more

Lewis, McLaughlin and Stroman …

FAYETTEVILLE — A trio of Richmond Senior High School basketball players reached double digits in Thursday’s playoff win. Read more

Hog-Jowls and Christendom: Wom…

It began on Friday the 13th in April, 1917, when a car ran over William Clay “Doc” Leak just as he strode out of Angus McAuley’s store in downtown Rockingham.  Read more



TOP STORY: Richmond County Health Department announces another COVID death, 9th this month Read more