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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 — to override the governor’s veto of a bill to reopen schools, even as students — parents, too — suffer, and opinion polls show residents want children back in the classroom.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper plans to allow fans at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte and other outdoor entertainment venues.

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In the age of COVID-19, is pushing a shopping cart really safer than holding a hymnal? 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina won’t ease restrictions on its economy and residents before May 22, despite increasing pressure from local businesses and Republican leaders. 

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RALEIGH — The coronavirus pandemic has kept North Carolina’s gyms and fitness centers closed, even as the state enters Phase One of reopening the economy. Meanwhile, gyms in neighboring states can open with safety precautions.

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A Raleigh lawyer is criticizing Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to allow only outdoor church services.

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RALEIGH — About 400 North Carolina churches could join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s statewide stay-at-home order.

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RALEIGH — A decision on Tuesday, Dec. 3, by the N.C. Court of Appeals rebuking Gov. Roy Cooper could have ramifications beyond the initial scope of the case, and it could influence a dispute over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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RALEIGH — Medicaid transformation could be a casualty of the budget stalemate.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina public school teachers and higher education employees hoping to get a pay raise will have to wait. Perhaps until January.

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Raiders suffer shut out loss t…

ROCKINGHAM — The wear of playing overtime on Wednesday and another full match on Thursday caught up with the Richmond Raiders in their match against Union Pines High School. Read more

Experienced Nurse Practitioner…

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is welcoming an experienced nurse practitioner to the Heart Failure Clinic at Reid Heart Center.  Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — A third COVID-related death for the week was reported Thursday morning by the Richmond County Health Department, bringing the month’s total to five. Read more

Lady Raiders take 4th in SAC c…

LAURINBURG — Nearly 120 runners from five schools met at the James L. Morgan Recreation Complex on Wednesday to compete in the Sandhills Athletic Conference championship cross country meet.  Read more

Rockingham pair indicted on ch…

ROCKINGHAM — A man and woman are facing child abuse charges that run parallel to homicide case from earlier in the year. Read more

Walk-away offender sought in S…

LAURINBURG — Prison emergency response teams and local law enforcement are searching for offender Richard Alexander Mundy, #0296162, who left a work detail today in Scotland County. Read more

OPINION: Only the comedian can…

Comedians have always played a unique role in western society. Armed with humor and wit, it is their job to push the envelope, holding a mirror up to society and... Read more

OPINION: Quit pretending and p…

I’m really over the redistricting stuff. I don’t want to see any more proposed maps. I don’t want any more speculation. I don’t want any more polls showing what people... Read more

NCDOT launches the 2022 Aviati…

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging children and teenagers to show off their artistic work by taking part in the 2022 Aviation Art Contest.  Read more

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