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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County set a new record high for coronavirus cases Monday, with most coming out of Morrison Correctional Institution.

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NCDHHS submits COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

RALEIGH — North Carolina (Friday) submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The goal of the plan is to immunize everyone who is eligible for and wants a COVID-19 vaccine.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department has reported more than 50 new cases of COVID-19 in the past two days.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will begin Sept. 21 and run through Dec. 11, 2020. 

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RALEIGH — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise across North Carolina, key parts of the state’s science and data remain inaccessible to the public.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, making 23 this week.

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ROCKINGHAM — The legendary Embers will not be taking the stage at Cole Plaza this year.

City Events Coordinator Kim Williams announced Tuesday afternoon that the July concert for the Plaza Jam series has been canceled.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two neighboring counties, which had lagged behind Richmond in the total number of cases, have seen sharp rises in new coronavirus cases within the past week.

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RALEIGH — The Appalachian Regional Commission and Dogwood Health Trust recently announced funding to support the NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program, the bridge loan program designed to help North Carolina small business owners and family farms grapple with, and recover from, the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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ROCKINGHAM — State health officials are “absolutely in discussion right now” as to the possibility of making face-mask wearing mandatory.

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Family Affair: McGees share me…

CHARLOTTE — For decades, college football has been a family affair for the McGees. So much so, they consider it to be in their blood. Read more

Health Department reports Rich…

ROCKINGHAM— Health officials on Saturday reported Richmond County’s 29th COVID-related death, making it the 10th in October. Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

HAMLET — A man already facing drug charges was recently charged in a theft from two months earlier. Read more

East Rockingham announces hono…

East Rockingham Elementary announces the recipients of the following awards for the first nine weeks. Read more

UNC Pembroke teacher prep prog…

PEMBROKE— The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among the top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality, a... Read more

UNC Pembroke inks BraveStep co…

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is expanding options for students who begin their college career at Sandhills Community College and continue their education at UNCP. Read more

Clay Shoot raises more than $1…

HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation has completed its tally on the net proceeds raised by its annual clay shoot at DeWitt’s Outdoor Sports shooting range in Ellerbe, and... Read more

Lewis, McLaughlin and Stroman …

FAYETTEVILLE — A trio of Richmond Senior High School basketball players reached double digits in Thursday’s playoff win. Read more

Hog-Jowls and Christendom: Wom…

It began on Friday the 13th in April, 1917, when a car ran over William Clay “Doc” Leak just as he strode out of Angus McAuley’s store in downtown Rockingham.  Read more



TOP STORY: Richmond County Health Department announces another COVID death, 9th this month Read more