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Wednesday, 24 November 2021 15:44

New U.S. attorney takes oath of office

GREENSBORO — Sandra J. Hairston was sworn-in as the next United States Attorney  for the Middle District of North Carolina on Nov. 23, 2021. Chief Judge Thomas J. Schroeder administered the oath of office to U.S. Attorney Hairston in a private  ceremony yesterday evening. 

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GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative.

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GREENSBORO — Today, the Department of Justice announced it has  charged more than 14,200 defendants with firearms-related crimes during Fiscal Year 2020, despite the challenges of COVID-19 and its impact on the criminal justice process.

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WASHINGTON — A North Carolina man pleaded guilty today to perpetrating three schemes between March and July 2020 connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, through which he defrauded consumers and the federal government’s relief programs. 

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CHARLOTTE  — A Richmond County man working as a correctional officer at Lanesboro Correctional Institute has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly smuggling drugs to an inmate, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

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Five Raiders net double digits…

FAYETTEVILLE — Unlike its first three games of the season, the Richmond boys’ basketball team didn’t need a deciding basket in the final minute of play during Saturday’s non-conference win. Read more

Seat Time gives drivers, rider…

ROCKINGHAM — Seat Time Racing School is known for training drivers like 93-time NASCAR winner Jeff Gordon. But some folks just want to have fun. Read more


HAMLET — More than 120 children had the opportunity to meet Santa and fill their bellies Saturday morning at the Hamlet Fire Department. Read more

JV Lady Raiders roll past Pine…

FAYETTEVILLE — Double figures from Quanna Bostic and Jamia Crowder led the charge for the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team on Friday. Read more

Watson's buzzer beater helps R…

ROCKINGHAM — Raider Magic was alive and well all the way down to the final buzzer on Friday to help the Richmond boys’ basketball team retain its title as the... Read more

Lindsey's 33 points lead Lady …

ROCKINGHAM — A fast start and a high-scoring first half led the Richmond girls’ basketball team to its biggest win of the season in its home opener on Friday.  Read more

Moss delivers checks to Richmo…

ROCKINGHAM — Rep. Ben Moss, R-Richmond, made his rounds through the county Friday to deliver ceremonial checks to volunteer first responder agencies to reflect funding from the state budget. Read more

Healthier Together announces $…

RALEIGH —  Healthier Together, a public-private partnership between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and NC Counts Coalition, has awarded $500,000 in the second round of grants... Read more

Sheriff's office investigating…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning shooting. Read more

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