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RALEIGH — The latest legal challenge to North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program could be decided by a single judge or a three-judge panel. Arguments presented in recent days to the N.C. Court of Appeals focus on the case's destination.

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RALEIGH — Beginning Oct. 4, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 Support Services Program, along with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina will provide food assistance to North Carolinians in 34 counties who face food insecurity resulting from the need to isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19. Additionally, NCDHHS is expanding program eligibility to North Carolinians in those counties who are at high risk for severe illness due to COVID-19, as defined by the CDC.

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Friday, 23 April 2021 17:40

Ol Skool ride to benefit Krystal Dawn Retreat

ROCKINGHAM — Barbara and Leo McAuley say God led them to Richmond County — and Gary Holt, president of Ol Skool Tribe Riding Club, says God led him to the McAuleys.

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CHARLOTTE — The American Red Cross responds to aid, on an average, eight families a day who lose their homes in fires every day in North Carolina. This spring, Red Cross volunteers will "Sound the Alarm" by educating 100,000 people nationwide about home fire safety.

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ROCKINGHAM — Late last month, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced it would provide additional benefits to families through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program — but Richmond County wasn’t on the list.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today it will provide additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to help families purchase food for children whose access to free and reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by remote learning this fall due to COVID-19. The program provides a benefit on an EBT card that can be used to buy food at authorized retailers, including most major grocery stores.

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RALEIGH — On May 7, Cheryl Holtsclaw took her dad to the emergency room at Watauga Medical Center in Boone. Hospital policy blocked visitors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so the 86-year-old man, suffering kidney problems, awaited treatment alone.

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Wednesday, 30 January 2019 18:53

FirstHealth offering new women, children’s classes

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital’s Women & Children’s department is offering new educational classes for expecting patients and their families.

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Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — Despite two COVID testing sites being closed due to weather, nearly 400 residents tested positive over the weekend and two more have died. Read more

NC Medicaid Managed Care contr…

RALEIGH — On Jan. 19, 2022, the North Carolina Court of Appeals granted a request from two insurance providers to voluntarily dismiss appeals of their suit over contracts awarded for... Read more

The Week Ahead: Winter sports …

ROCKINGHAM — Changes have already been made to the start of another week of Richmond Senior High School athletics. Read more

Richmond County Schools on 2-h…

HAMLET — With several secondary roads still icy, students in Richmond County will have a late start on Tuesday. Read more

North Carolina Zoo closes Avia…

ASHEBORO — With recently confirmed cases of avian flu in wild birds found in eastern North Carolina, the North Carolina Zoo is taking the precautionary measure of closing its Aviary habitat... Read more

HAMLET PD: Speedway clerk fire…

HAMLET — A clerk at a gas station that was robbed twice within a week fired several shots at a suspect early Monday morning. Read more

Troxler announces funding avai…

RALEIGH – A total of $38 million is now available for a new program in North Carolina that aims to reduce flooding across the state’s waterways. The N.C. General Assembly... Read more

OPINION: Should felons be able…

Do you think felons should lose their right to vote? If so, do you think they should be able to regain that right after getting out of prison or should... Read more

Buncombe County seeks to join …

ASHEVILLE — The Democrat-dominated Buncombe County Board of Commissioners wants to join the legal fight against North Carolina's new election maps. Read more



- Speedway clerk fires shots at suspect after 2nd robbery in a week - Snow blankets at least 4 inches across Richmond County Read more