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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Brewer running for District 66…

ROCKINGHAM — Rep. Scott Brewer announced Thursday that he intends to run to keep the District 66 seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives. Read more


ROCKINGHAM — High school playoff football is officially back in Richmond County and the Raiders are ready to start their “chase for eight.” Read more

Sandhills Emergency Physicians…

TROY — Samantha Talley, R.N., has been named Nurse of the Year by Sandhills Emergency Physicians.   Read more

Harris making presidential cam…

WALLACE, S.C. — A Democratic presidential candidate is expected to swing through the Pee Dee region this weekend. Read more

Students earn honors at Minera…

ELLERBE — Mineral Springs recently named its Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. Read more

COLUMN: Trump's e-cig reversal…

Annie Karni, Maggie Haberman and Sheila Kaplan  of the New York Times describe U.S. president Donald Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarette products as “a swift and bold reaction to... Read more

Troopers seek van, driver invo…

HAMLET — Troopers are searching for a vehicle and driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Scotland County early Wednesday morning. Read more

RO Sports Show (11/21/19)

As Richmond prepares for its meeting with the Hough Huskies under the lights on Friday, we break down all of the first round games in the NCSHAA 4AA tournament as... Read more

Local residents, football fans…

ROCKINGHAM — A little Raider Magic and positive community energy is what the Richmond Senior High School football program hopes to spark during Thursday’s pep rally bonfire. Read more

TOP STORY: Troopers seek van, driver involved in fatal Scotland County hit-and-run Read more