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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond and the Richmond County Health Department are again registering eligible members of the public for COVID-19 vaccination through Operation FirstShot. 

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With so many Americans out of work and unable to pay their rent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention instituted a nationwide eviction ban on residential rental properties.

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RALEIGH — Due to the national public health emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the temporary suspension of past-due debt collections and foreclosures for distressed borrowers under the Farm Storage Facility Loan and the Direct Farm Loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday extended his modified stay-at-home order for another month.

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Tuesday, 26 January 2021 15:15

NCDHHS adds new data to vaccine dashboard

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded its vaccine data dashboard to provide information about vaccine doses promised to and received by the state.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services launched a new online tool to help North Carolinians know when they will be eligible to get their vaccine. Find My Vaccine Group walks users through a series of questions to determine which vaccine group they are in. People can then sign up to be notified when their group can get vaccinated.

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ROCKINGHAM — As part of America's Mask Challenge, HanesBrands Inc. is coordinating with United Way of Richmond County to deliver 46,000 reusable cloth masks. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the COVID-19 Community Readiness toolkit to help individuals find mental and behavioral health supports and resources in their communities.

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas and the Richmond County Health Department will reduce the number of vaccination appointments for the week beginning Jan. 25, 2021, due to a far smaller-than-expected shipment of vaccine. 

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RALEIGH — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

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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

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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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