RALEIGH — The fate of the budget veto override lies in the Senate, but don’t expect a vote any time soon.

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ROCKINGHAM — As election results filtered in, state Sen. Dan Bishop took the lead to win the 9th Congressional District race.

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ROCKINGHAM — After nine months without representation in Congress, North Carolina’s 9th District should have someone going to the U.S. House of Representatives after Tuesday’s election.

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ROCKINGHAM — Faye Hayes, of Hamlet, was the next to the last person to scan a ballot Wednesday on the first day of early voting in the special election for the 9th Congressional District seat.

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RALEIGH — The 9th Congressional District race, one political expert says, may come down to voters’ perception of which candidate has moved closer to the center.

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ROCKINGHAM ― State Sen. Dan Bishop will be the Republican candidate in the 9th Congressional District redo election.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:03

COLUMN: NC Republicans exploiting outrage

Republicans in the North Carolina Senate passed a bill last night designed to fire up its base in the 2020 election. They called it “The Abortion Survivor Bill.” In reality, it’s a bill that does virtually nothing but gives GOP members of the legislature a reason to bash Democrats when they’re pandering to their evangelical base. 

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ROCKINGHAM — As filing for the 9th Congressional District special election came to a close Friday, the field of Republican candidates increased to 10.

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ROCKINGHAM — With one day left of filing for the 9th District special election, the field of Republican candidates has increased by three.

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ROCKINGHAM — Dan McCready won’t be the only retired Marine running for the 9th Congressional District, as former Mecklenberg County Commissioner Matthew Ridenhour— saying "It takes a Marine to beat a Marine  announced in a press release Wednesday that he was jumping in the race, bringing the field of GOP candidates to five for the special election.

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Bellamy hired as Rockingham's …

     ROCKINGHAM — She’s only been on the job for a week, but Heather Bellamy plans on making a career fighting fires. The 22-year-old was recently hired as the Rockingham Fire Department’s... Read more

COLUMN: Ticking away the momen…

My wife says I am obsessed with time. Keep in mind, this is coming from someone who does not wear a wristwatch, but sets alarms on her phone for everything... Read more

Man evades arrest by Rockingha…

SMITHFIELD — A Cumberland County man is in the Johnston County Jail after giving Richmond County officers the slip last weekend. Read more

Rockingham Police seek identif…

ROCKINGHAM — Police are asking for help identifying a larceny suspect. Read more

UNCP, town gear up for 30th an…

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke and the town of Pembroke will team up Thursday to continue a tradition that began in 1989. Read more

Richmond County students learn…

HAMLET — For the past two days, inside the gyms and auditoriums in several middle and high schools in the district, students sat quietly as they listened intently to a... Read more

Richmond County man charged wi…

  ROCKINGHAM — A man is in the Richmond County Jail facing more than a dozen charges, accused of having sex with an underage child. Read more

UNC chancellors say new presid…

RALEIGH — Who should lead the University of North Carolina System? Read more

Voters consider more than dist…

RALEIGH — The General Assembly’s new election maps, as they are now, would largely even the playing field for 2020, experts say. Read more



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