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ROCKINGHAM — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has started mailing ballots for the Farm Service Agency county committee elections to eligible farmers and ranchers across the country. To be counted, ballots must be returned to the Richmond County FSA office or postmarked by Dec. 6. 

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Monday, 13 September 2021 13:44

OPINION: What’s more democratic than an election?

Do the ends justify the means? This familiar question produces strong feelings precisely because its answer is necessarily complicated. Just about all of us admit to a scenario, such as the proverbial ticking time-bomb, in which we would countenance unsavory means if required to save lives. In general, however, most religious and ethical traditions teach that we are not permitted to use injurious or unethical means to accomplish even noble ends.

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RALEIGH —The GOP-led North Carolina General Assembly has taken the rare step of “firing” Democrat Attorney General Josh Stein for refusing his constitutional duty to fully represent the legislature in court.

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"When the House revamped its rules in the early days of the pandemic to allow lawmakers to vote remotely," Nicholas Fandos reports at the New York Times, "Representative Ralph Norman of South Carolina was among 161 Republicans who sued to block the arrangement, arguing that it 'subverts' the Constitution."

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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 — With new U.S. Census data not expected until September, the State Board of Elections is recommending moving all of this year’s municipal elections to 2022.

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RALEIGH — Boots on the ground are worth more than a dollar.

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Monday, 02 November 2020 09:19

10 Tips for North Carolina Voters on Election Day

RALEIGH —Tuesday is Election Day. The State Board offers the following tips for Election Day voters:

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Wednesday, 14 October 2020 10:58

10 tips for in-person early voters in North Carolina

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period begins Thursday, Oct. 15, and ends Saturday, Oct. 31.

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Monday, 12 October 2020 10:55

OPINION: Ticket-splitting still shapes elections

North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean?

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From Cadet to Instructor: Hoke…

HAMLET — Cpt. Steven Blakley of the Hoke County Sheriff’s Department said he went into law enforcement because he wanted to help people.  Read more

Redistricting challengers want…

RALEIGH — Opponents of North Carolina's new election maps want the state Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Phil Berger Jr. from hearing their case. Read more

NCDHHS employee fired over vac…

RALEIGH — An employee of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services who was fired for not getting a COVID vaccine is speaking out. Read more

No. 9 Raiders roll past Southe…

ROCKINGHAM — Taking their first step in the “right direction” in trying to win the Sandhills Athletic Conference title, the Richmond Raiders eased past Southern Lee High School in their... Read more

Transition defense key for Lad…

ROCKINGHAM — Using another dominant performance as a unit, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team extended its winning streak to three games on Tuesday. Read more

Richmond County commissioners …

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy. Read more

Moss files for state House; 2 …

ROCKINGHAM — Three more candidates entered state and local races in the upcoming 2022 election. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department late Tuesday afternoon reported another COVID-related death. Read more

Police investigating reported …

ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating an alleged threat made on social media from one student to another at a Richmond County middle school. Read more



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