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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Since joining REV in 2019, president and CEO Jason Lee has propelled the organization to new heights. Transitioning to a new name, strategic vision, and mission, under Lee’s leadership, REV has once again achieved another milestone. The credit union received merger approval from the National Credit Union Administration and members of North Carolina based Riegelwood Federal Credit Union and Hamlet Federal Credit Union, making REV a multi-state financial institution.

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Spring is an excellent time to remember North Carolina’s history, culture, and individual liberty. Most North Carolina history students know the Halifax Resolves’ significance, signed April 12, 1776, to make us the first colony to direct its members of the Continental Congress to vote for independence. Some know the significance of May 20, 1775, and the passing of the Mecklenburg Declaration. However, most people skip over April 6 and that day’s importance in our state and nation’s foundations.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 25 March 2021 12:12

Luke Combs joins the fight against litter

RALEIGH – Multi-Platinum country music artist and North Carolina native Luke Combs calls upon North Carolinians to keep the state beautiful and keep litter off roadways. 

Published in Local News
Monday, 22 March 2021 15:33

N.C. farms open for spring events

RALEIGH — North Carolina farms across the state will have plenty of outdoor experiences and local food options this spring as they open their gates to welcome visitors. Farms are offering small group, reservation only and timed-ticketed events this spring.

Published in Lifestyle

Despite the bizarre virtue signaling by a few rich CEOs on cable news to pay more in taxes, the vast majority of Americans don’t like having their pockets emptied by the government. A lower tax climate is an American tradition.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Debt Affordability Advisory Committee says the state should set aside $100 million a year to help the state pension systems remain solvent.

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RALEIGH — Litterbugs could soon face stiffer fines for strewing garbage along North Carolina roadways.

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RALEIGH — Twelve of 15 members of Congress from North Carolina missed more votes in 2020 than the median absences of their peers. In addition, both Tar Heel state U.S. senators outpaced most other senators for missed votes, a government watchdog reports.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s heavy-fisted response to the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a delayed economic recovery, reports from state and national economists show.

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RALEIGH — After a slow start, North Carolina is ramping up its COVID-19 vaccinations. 

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MB Drift wraps 2-day Spring Ma…

ROCKINGHAM — Drivers kicked up clouds of dust and dirt Sunday afternoon in the second day of MB Drift’s Spring Matsuri at Rockingham Speedway. Read more

Bucky Covington plays first po…

GRAHAM — Bucky Covington took the stage for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020 in his home state Saturday evening. Read more

Coleman, Tillman lead aggressi…

ROCKINGHAM — Prior to Friday’s opening round 4A state playoff game, there was the question of how long it would take the Richmond Raiders to knock the rust off after... Read more

Berry Patch to host fireworks …

ELLERBE — The Berry Patch is once again salvaging Richmond County’s Independence Day celebrations. Read more

GUEST EDITORIAL: 'Impersonatio…

Before they vote to make online impersonation a crime, state senators should chew the fat with Jim Ardis. Read more

County sets record in househol…

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents got rid of quite a few old cans of paint last weekend at the county’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day. Read more

Hamlet cancels Fourth of July …

HAMLET — For the third time in five years, there will be no fireworks exploding over the Seaboard City. Read more

Former Trustee Mary Ann Elliot…

PEMBROKE — A new school is on the horizon at UNC Pembroke to honor Mary McKenzie Edwards, a strong mother and role model who overcame obstacles in the 1930s to... Read more

Rockets defeat Cavaliers, adva…

CORDOVA — After opening its season with a 34-0 home loss to rival Hamlet Middle, the Rockingham Middle School football team knew that it needed a win at Cordova Middle... Read more

TOP STORY: Rockingham, Hamlet enter agreement with county Read more