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RALEIGH — Legal Aid of North Carolina has launched the StopTheCycleNC campaign to raise awareness of the key role legal representation plays in ending the cycle of abuse for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, as well as seniors who have experienced financial exploitation.

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Wednesday, 01 September 2021 22:35

Catalytic coverter theft bill heads to Cooper

RALEIGH — A bill clarifying the law regarding the theft of catalytic converters is on its way to Gov. Roy Cooper.

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The worst part of COVID may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean we’re driving off into the sunset — at least not without a lot of baggage.

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RALEIGH — In a compelling community forum, a woman described her heartbreaking involvement with the criminal justice system before Democratic party activists across the state.

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Some North Carolina lawmakers want public activism at government meetings to be a high-stakes affair with the threat of arrest hanging in the balance. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Police made almost half as many felony arrests in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to the department’s annual report.

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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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RALEIGH — Lawmakers moved to restrict pensions for public officials who commit crimes while performing their official duties.

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The presumption of innocence.

It’s a hallowed maxim of American jurisprudence.

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ROCKINGHAM -- According to Rockingham Police Department Detective Shawn Paxton, a local man was arrested late last month on felony child abuse charges stemming from a thorough investigation.

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Post 49 to host pro style base…

HAMLET — The Hamlet Post 49 baseball program will hold a pro style workout for area players in early December. Read more

Regular-season finale ends in …

SANFORD — Ending its regular season on the road Saturday, the Richmond Raider soccer team lost to Sandhills Athletic Conference champion Lee County High School. Read more

MB Drift hosting trunk-or-trea…

ROCKINGHAM — MB Drift returns to Rockingham Speedway this weekend for its two-day, two-track Halloween Havoc event, which includes a trunk-or-treat for the kids. Read more

Book signing and craft demonst…

ROCKINGHAM — A book signing and crafting demonstration are on tap to take place Saturday at IncSpace. Read more

COLUMN: Nothing to brag about

Mac Davis famously sang that it was hard to be humble, when you are perfect in every way. I know for a fact that I am not perfect in every... Read more

COLUMN: The ghost of Ol' Shag

A lot of you may remember the story I’ve told about my favorite pet and hunting companion, Ol ’Shag and how he was tragically killed while stopping for a train. Read more

FirstHealth recognized by Heal…

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in multiple clinical specialties.  Read more

Biden administration appoints …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration recently appointed Bob Etheridge as the new state executive director for the USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency. Etheridge joined the North Carolina FSA team... Read more

U.S. Attorney’s Office announc…

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... Read more



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