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ROCKINGHAM — On Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, Sheriff Mark Gulledge presented Lt. Clyde Smith with his Advanced Law Enforcement certificate and lapel pin. Lt. Smith earned this certificate from the North Carolina Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission. This certificate is awarded as the highest achievable award presented to North Carolina law enforcement officers. The award consists of three different categories combined: years of service; college education; and law enforcement training. Lt. Smith has been in law enforcement since 2002 and currently serves in the Civil Division. 

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HAMLET — Police Chief Tommy McMasters this week announced a restructuring of the department, which included the promotion of four patrolman and the elimination of two top administrative positions.

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OPINION: Undermining a Basic R…

It’s a bedrock principle of American law that average people can vindicate their legal and constitutional rights in courts of law and have those courts compel or prevent acts of... Read more

From Cadet to Instructor: Hoke…

HAMLET — Cpt. Steven Blakley of the Hoke County Sheriff’s Department said he went into law enforcement because he wanted to help people.  Read more

Redistricting challengers want…

RALEIGH — Opponents of North Carolina's new election maps want the state Supreme Court to disqualify Justice Phil Berger Jr. from hearing their case. Read more

NCDHHS employee fired over vac…

RALEIGH — An employee of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services who was fired for not getting a COVID vaccine is speaking out. Read more

No. 9 Raiders roll past Southe…

ROCKINGHAM — Taking their first step in the “right direction” in trying to win the Sandhills Athletic Conference title, the Richmond Raiders eased past Southern Lee High School in their... Read more

Transition defense key for Lad…

ROCKINGHAM — Using another dominant performance as a unit, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team extended its winning streak to three games on Tuesday. Read more

Richmond County commissioners …

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy. Read more

Moss files for state House; 2 …

ROCKINGHAM — Three more candidates entered state and local races in the upcoming 2022 election. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department late Tuesday afternoon reported another COVID-related death. Read more



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