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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Foundation has named local business owner and long-time college supporter Dean Nichols as its Citizen of the Year for 2019. He will be honored at the Foundation’s Gala on Saturday, April 13, at the Cole Auditorium.

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LAURINBURG — Investigators in Scotland County have arrested three men and are looking for three others they say are responsible for a recent regional crime spree.

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HAMLET — A man caught on camera allegedly stealing crab legs from a grocery store on New Year’s Eve was arrested four days later in another county.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Bioenergy Research and New and Emerging Crops Initiative recently awarded nearly $1 million in grants for nine projects to boost bioenergy opportunities and crop production in the state.

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LAURINBURG – Veteran’s Day is a time to recognize local military members. But it’s also a time to celebrate their accomplishments, while also saying “thank you.”

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HAMLET – At its Tuesday, Aug. 1 meeting, the Richmond Community College Board of Trustees approved the college’s application for multi-campus status in Laurinburg to be submitted to the State Board of Community Colleges.

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ROCKINGHAM — First responders are urging Richmond County residents to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall across the area. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — With the possibility of lingering snow, the Richmond County Health Department canceled COVID testing for Saturday — after reporting more than 250 new cases and additional deaths. Read more

COLUMN: Vacation destination d…

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don't know if we are still mentally programmed for winter and want to escape the... Read more

Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more

OPINION: Latest N.C. cartoon k…

I chuckled when I first saw the cartoon posted Jan. 15 by Wake County Democrats on their Twitter account. Visible below, and with the title “Bored of Education,” it depicts... Read more

Record hospitalizations are st…

RALEIGH — The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity. Read more



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