Displaying items by tag: COVID19

It seems Gov. Roy Cooper doesn’t get out much, meaning outside North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday that, due to COVID-19 cases stabilizing and more residents getting vaccinated, he could ease more restrictions on June 1.

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RALEIGH — Employers that have farmworkers with valid H2A visas who must be quarantined during the 2021 growing season due to COVID-19 will be able to apply for assistance to offset quarantine expenses.

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RALEIGH — A House Judiciary committee is scheduled Tuesday, April 13, to take up a bill that would fully reopen bars and restaurants, as long as they follow specific safety guidelines.

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ROCKINGHAM — Tommy Jarrell didn’t know much about public health when he applied for the Richmond County health director position in 1991 — a job he has held since, and will until May 27.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s work to reach underserved and historically marginalized populations and deliver equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is a model approach for the country, according to a new report released this week by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

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OPINION: Free people require free movement

“Vaccine passports” are the latest in a long line of unusual terms we’ve all become familiar with over the past year.

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PEMBROKE — The COVID-19 pandemic has cost the lives of more than half a million Americans, millions more have become ill, some with long-lasting symptoms and society has been turned on its heels.  

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ROCKINGHAM — For Richmond County residents who plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine but don’t want to wait a month between doses, the Health Department is offering an alternative.

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LAURINBURG — Since Dec. 15, 2020, our Scotland Health team has successfully administered over 10,000 Moderna vaccinations to our staff and throughout our local communities.

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POLICE: Gun seen in alleged th…

ROCKINGHAM — Police say no gun was found at Rockingham Middle School after an alleged threat was made from one student to another on social media. Read more

OPINION: Undermining a Basic R…

It’s a bedrock principle of American law that average people can vindicate their legal and constitutional rights in courts of law and have those courts compel or prevent acts of... Read more

From Cadet to Instructor: Hoke…

HAMLET — Cpt. Steven Blakley of the Hoke County Sheriff’s Department said he went into law enforcement because he wanted to help people.  Read more

Redistricting challengers want…

RALEIGH — Opponents of North Carolina's new election maps want the state Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Phil Berger Jr. from hearing their case. Read more

NCDHHS employee fired over vac…

RALEIGH — An employee of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services who was fired for not getting a COVID vaccine is speaking out. Read more

No. 9 Raiders roll past Southe…

ROCKINGHAM — Taking their first step in the “right direction” in trying to win the Sandhills Athletic Conference title, the Richmond Raiders eased past Southern Lee High School in their... Read more

Transition defense key for Lad…

ROCKINGHAM — Using another dominant performance as a unit, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team extended its winning streak to three games on Tuesday. Read more

Richmond County commissioners …

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy. Read more

Moss files for state House; 2 …

ROCKINGHAM — Three more candidates entered state and local races in the upcoming 2022 election. Read more

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