Displaying items by tag: criminal justice

RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court split 4-3 today (Friday) while ruling against defendants in a pair of cases involving satellite-based monitoring of convicted sex offenders.

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RALEIGH — An omnibus criminal justice reform bill is on the verge of heading to Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk after clearing the N.C. House in a nearly unanimous 100-2 vote on Wednesday, Aug. 18.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Sheriff’s Office detective James Hamby, who also served in the Marines, is about to graduate with his first, and certainly not his last, college degree. Hamby is among the “Rising Star” December graduates of Richmond Community College.

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HAMLET — Jacqueline Brown of Hamlet always knew that she wanted to take the Criminal Justice career path. 

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RALEIGH — The turmoil surrounding COVID-19 derailed much of the work the General Assembly had done before the pandemic. Battles over redistricting reform, tax relief, teacher pay, and hemp legislation disappeared from the headlines.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Community Colleges clashed over spending more than $100,000 on police training as community colleges brace for what could be an unprecedented spike in enrollment.

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ROCKINGHAM — Courtroom B of the Richmond County Judicial Center was standing-room only Wednesday afternoon, but the occasion wasn’t a high-profile murder case.

Instead, Dawn Layton, who used to prosecute murder cases, was ceremonially sworn in as a superior court judge.

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HAMLET — Fifteen students completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Richmond Community College on Aug. 19 and have committed themselves to a career in law enforcement.

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PEMBROKE — After a ride-along with a Wilmington police officer in 2000, Alejandra Sotelo was hooked.

“I knew this was exactly where I wanted to be,” said Sotelo, who was an officer at the time with UNC Wilmington.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:28

Waters retiring after 28 years with Hamlet PD

HAMLET — After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Hamlet Police Chief Scott Waters is stepping away from public service.

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Conference-high 14 Raiders sel…

  ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School football program had a conference-best 14 players named to the 2021 3A/4A All-Sandhills Athletic Conference team. Read more

JV Raiders let lead slip late …

ROCKINGHAM — Opening its season at home on Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team came up short. Read more

JV Lady Raider basketball team…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team opened its season with a loss on Tuesday. Read more

SIGNED: Frye, Swiney make coll…

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of Richmond Senior High School softball teammates celebrated their college signings together in the school’s media center on Tuesday. Read more

New U.S. attorney takes oath o…

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... Read more

NCDHS adds additional/booster …

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today added COVID-19 vaccine administration data on additional and booster doses to its vaccine data dashboard, allowing dashboard users... Read more

Richmond County sees 150th COV…

ROCKINGHAM — The number of Richmond County residents who have died as a result of complications from COVID-19 has risen to 150, the Health Department announced on Wednesday. Read more

Late basket, free throws prope…

GREENSBORO — Facing a “great test” on the road Tuesday, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball team earned its third-straight season-opening victory. Read more

Lady Raiders drop season opene…

GREENSBORO — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team opened its new season with a road loss at Northern Guilford on Tuesday. Read more



- Speckled Paw stirs up community support for Richmond County seniors - Late basket, free throws propel No. 22 Raiders past No. 12 Northern Guilford - Lady Raiders drop season opener at... Read more