Displaying items by tag: Wayne Goodwin

Friday, 14 January 2022 16:21

Goodwin named new NCDMV commissioner

ROCKY MOUNT — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced that Wayne Goodwin has been named as the new commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles.

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RALEIGH — Former N.C. state representative Melanie Goodwin has passed away after an 11-year battle with cancer.

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RALEIGH — Republicans and Democrats held dueling news conferences Monday afternoon, trying to sway public opinion on the question of whether GOP Rep.-elect Mark Harris should be seated in the state’s 9th U.S. Congressional District.

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ROCKINGHAM - Two high-profile state Democrats have several questions they’d like Mark Harris to answer regarding the alleged Bladen County ballot harvesting in the 9th Congressional District race.

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ROCKINGHAM ― The race for the 9th Congressional District apparently isn’t quite over.

Despite Democrat Dan McCready’s concession to Republican Mark Harris, the N.C. State Board of Elections has failed to certify the contest for the second time this week due to “claims of numerous irregularities and concerted fraudulent activities related to absentee mail ballots” in Bladen County, the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Richmond swimming returns to c…

LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ and girls’ swimming teams returned to competitive action for the first time in the new year last Wednesday at St. Andrews University. Read more

Icy roads remain in Richmond C…

HAMLET — Although much of Friday night’s snow has melted, many roads are still in rough shape, leading Richmond County Schools to cancel classes for Monday. Read more

Your Winter Weather Pictures

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Wrecks reported in Rockingham …

ROCKINGHAM — First responders are urging Richmond County residents to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall across the area. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — With the possibility of lingering snow, the Richmond County Health Department canceled COVID testing for Saturday — after reporting more than 250 new cases and additional deaths. Read more

COLUMN: Vacation destination d…

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don't know if we are still mentally programmed for winter and want to escape the... Read more

Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more



- Winter storm leads to more cancellations, closings in Richmond County - Missing middle schooler found, returned to mother - Local athletic events postponed Read more