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ROCKINGHAM — More than eight tons of garbage were picked up from Richmond County roadsides in April, with combined efforts from the Solid Waste Department, the N.C. Department of Transportation and volunteers from the community.

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CHARLOTTE — Due to weather, the closure of the westbound entrance to the Monroe Expressway has been rescheduled.

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RALEIGH — Every day, North Carolina law enforcement officers and other first responders take to the streets to keep people safe. And every day, they put their lives at risk to do so. One of the most dangerous parts of a first responder’s job is stepping out on the side of the road, whether it is for a traffic stop, to assist a motorist, or to investigate a crash.

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RALEIGH – Thousands of people across North Carolina are expected to lace up their shoes and take part Wednesday in the walking event of the year.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation Division of Aviation staff recently attended the 42nd Annual North Carolina Airports Association Conference in Winston-Salem.

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HAMLET — The family of James E. Clemmons Jr. unveiled a sign bearing the name of the late Richmond County sheriff in a bridge-dedication ceremony at Cole Auditorium on Monday.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina airports report that birds and other wildlife strike aircraft an average of once a day. A wildlife hazard mitigation program operated by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation aims to reduce the risk of wildlife hazards by providing training and support.

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​​RALEIGH – Famed NASCAR driver Bobby Labonte has a message for all North Carolinians: speeding belongs on the racetrack — not the highway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Workers with the Richmond County Solid Waste Department picked up four fewer bags of trash in March than in February.

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Wednesday, 06 April 2022 15:33

NCDOT named as finalist in AUVSI XCELLENCE Awards

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been named as a finalist in the fifth annual Association for Uncrewed Vehicles Systems International XCELLENCE Awards. 

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Hamlet Police charge defendant…

HAMLET — Police have filed additional charges against a man accused of a robbery earlier this month. Read more

Rockingham Police allegedly fi…

ROCKINGHAM — A man suspected of stealing from a local retailer reportedly had outstanding warrants — and meth. Read more

PHOTOS: Raiders close spring p…

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in three years, the Richmond Senior High School football program wrapped up a full spring practice schedule. Read more

OPINION: Government greed caus…

Government policies fail and create problems in the real world every day. But most Americans are so busy in their daily lives and so detached from the political system that... Read more

Forest Service agencies remind…

RALEIGH – As spring fire season enters its third month, the USDA Forest Service and N.C. Forest Service are reminding the public to keep drones away from wildfires. Flying drones... Read more

Continuing a 'Legacy of Passio…

ROCKINGHAM — One local contractor is handing over his hammer to the next generation. Read more

Raider Band Fans to run conces…

ROCKINGHAM — The local band booster club is tag-teaming with an independent wrestling promotion to bring entertainment to the community and revenue to help support the Marching Raiders. Read more

RichmondCC announces honor lis…

HAMLET— Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2022 Spring Semester. Read more

NCDOR: Deadline to apply for B…

RALEIGH — The deadline for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program is Wednesday, June 1. BRG will issue a... Read more

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