PINEHURST— Driven by a shared goal that “all pathways will lead to freedom and survival from opioid addiction and dependence in the Sandhills region,” a partnership of more than 25 health and human services organizations in Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond counties recently won a $1 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration to implement activities to address opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery. 

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GARNER — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program and law enforcement officers are urging people to buckle up during one of the deadliest weekends for travelers.|

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RALEIGH — Smokable hemp continues to stall lawmakers trying to pass the farm bill.

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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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RALEIGH — The future of smokable hemp in North Carolina remains unsettled, nearly a month after lawmakers last took it up.

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Local government leaders who lobbied to make police body camera video confidential might lack the stomach for secrecy when loose lips could land them behind bars. 

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"Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity," wrote the editors of the New York Times on Aug. 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: "Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities."

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 HAMLET — In a patriotic service to celebrate Richmond County's “everyday heroes,” Dr. Allison Farrah, pastor of First Baptist Church, led the congregation and choir to demonstrate appreciation for those who protect and serve the community on Sunday, July 14.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons on Tuesday presented certificates from the N.C. Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission to three deputies.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

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Four UNCP students, graduates …

PEMBROKE —Two UNC Pembroke students and two recent graduates have been admitted to professional schools at Duke University and Methodist University. Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

ROCKINGHAM — A man is charged with breaking into the home of an ex-girlfriend — who reportedly shot at him during the incident. Read more

Decluttering criminal code wou…

RALEIGH — If North Carolina’s nebulous criminal code isn’t confusing enough, the “elephant” metaphors lawmakers use to describe them are even less enlightening. Read more

'Relentless pursuit,' stout de…

LAURINBURG — There were several Richmond Senior High School volleyball fans sporting brooms during Tuesday’s second round matchup of the Sandhills Athletic Conference tournament — and for good reason. Read more

Caleb Hood: The Official Richm…

ROCKINGHAM — For the second time this fall, junior quarterback Caleb Hood’s performance cemented him as the Week 9 Official Richmond County Male Athlete of the Week presented by Moss... Read more

Suspected cook from Rockingham…

ROCKINGHAM — A man is the Anson County Jail on charges related to a meth lab found by police two months ago. Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

ROCKINGHAM — A man and woman are accused of selling heroin near a daycare center multiple times over the summer. Read more

UNC Pembroke professors help e…

PEMBROKE — Two social work professors at UNC Pembroke are helping lay the groundwork for a DWI treatment court–the first of its kind in Robeson County. Read more

COLUMN: A North Carolina senat…

A National Journal article this weekend listed Sen. Thom Tillis as the incumbent U.S. senator with the lowest approval rating. The piece says that Democrats’ path to taking back the... Read more



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