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ROCKINGHAM — Melinda Murphy says she was “a weird kid,” with her interest in accounting starting at a young age.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Speckled Paw Coffee will open its Richmond County location on Friday.

Published in Local News
Thursday, 31 December 2020 17:01

A LOOK BACK AT 2020: Parades of appreciation

ROCKINGHAM — With government-imposed restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events were canceled in 2020.

Published in Local News

Conventional wisdom has it that progressives champion urbanity and conservatives disdain it. There’s some truth to that. Progressives are far more likely than conservatives to prefer walkable, high-density communities over auto-dependent, detached-dwelling neighborhoods. Urban areas tend to vote heavily Democratic and rural areas Republican. Even in the more-competitive suburbs, those closest to downtowns tilt blue while outer-ring suburbs and exurbs are red.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 17:29

Rockingham author to hold book signing at IncSpace

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County native and fantasy author T. Russell Parker has announced the book signing date for ”A World Without War: Unwanted,” which will be Saturday, Feb. 29.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 02 December 2019 16:49

Christmas on the Square slated for Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — ‘Tis the season for downtown to be filled with holiday cheer as Christmas on the Square kicks off again.

Published in Local News
Friday, 15 November 2019 19:14

Studio 3 owner: 'I wanted to be unique'

ROCKINGHAM — About halfway through opening day of Studio 3 on Wednesday, owner Keri Cook said she was impressed with the number of people stopping in the shop to check things out.

She even made a few sales.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Pharmacy held its official grand opening Wednesday morning, and the emphasis across the board was the continuing growth of Rockingham's downtown area.

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ROCKINGHAM — Progress continues on the downtown campus for Richmond Community College as the first steel beams of the building were erected Wednesday.

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UNCP adjunct nursing professor…

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Clinical Assistant Professor Jermecka Hamilton Covington has been named the 2021 Rookie of The Year by the North Carolina Nurses Association.   Read more

NCDHHS awarded $9M from CDC to…

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Community Health Worker Initiative will expand as part of the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's Community Health Workers for COVID Response... Read more

OPINION: Inflation is killing …

Last week, Ned Davis Research published a note titled “Turns Out, Growth Looks like It Was Transitory—Inflation Is More Sticky.” There are many factors that show us that consumers and... Read more

East Rockingham Fire Departmen…

EAST ROCKINGHAM — The Sandhill Boys spent Tuesday morning prepping pork for the East Rockingham Fire Department’s annual barbecue plate sale. Read more

UNCP to host Pembroke Day on T…

PEMBROKE — Pembroke Day, one of the longest-running traditions at UNC Pembroke, will continue on Thursday, Sept. 30.  Read more

OPINION: 'Language' arguments …

When debating immigration policy with people who have deluded themselves into believing that it's any of their business where other people choose to live or work, I run into a... Read more

Cancel culture at UNCW drives …

WILMINGTON — Describing a culture of silencing conservative voices at UNCW, one trustee was driven to quit last week with an openly critical post of Seahawk nation on Facebook. Former... Read more

Cooper vetoes bill blocking AG…

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill designed to block the state attorney general from entering collusive lawsuit settlements. It's Cooper's 11th veto this year and No. 64... Read more

Raiders use 6 goal scorers to …

LAURINBURG — Finding the back of the net wasn’t an issue for the Richmond Raider soccer team on Monday, seeing its efforts culminate in a rout of its rival to... Read more



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