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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s state representative is calling on two local congressmen to extend unemployment benefits as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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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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Tuesday, 14 May 2019 22:39

Bishop wins 9th District Republican Primary

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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Richmond County Schools bus st…

ROCKINGHAM — When Hurricane Isaias set its sights on North Carolina, United Way of Richmond County Executive Director Michelle Parrish was a little worried about the weather for Tuesday’s Stuff... Read more

McInnis reports on Richmond Co…

ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Dale McInnis, president of Richmond Community College, updated the Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening on the college’s current activities and plans for managing the fall semester in light of... Read more

COLUMN: Executive orders and f…

On July 24, U.S. president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States. Read more

BREAKING: RCS officials clear …

HAMLET — High school sports are back. Read more

FirstHealth offers breakthroug…

PINEHURST — On July 2, 2020, a team of heart specialists from the Valve Clinic at FirstHealth’s Reid Heart Center successfully performed the region’s first transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr)... Read more

State pensions OK for now, but…

RALEIGH — The COVID-19 pandemic could still threaten the long-term stability of state employee pensions, even though the state pension plan has recovered from the stock market crash, the state... Read more

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TOP STORY: Richmond County Republicans select Toni Maples to replace Berry on ballot Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice, Inc. has been named a 2020 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Read more

Rockingham Rockets win at virt…

Rockingham Middle School congratulates the following Rockets for placing in the following categories at the virtual National Junior Beta Convention: Read more

TOP STORY: Richmond County Elections Board to amend early voting schedule following executive order Read more