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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 20:37

Rockingham, Hamlet, RCC offering vaccine incentives

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s two largest municipalities and the community college are offering financial incentives to employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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PEMBROKE — The UNC Pembroke campus and community is mourning the loss of Dr. Charles Jenkins, former provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. 

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ROCKINGHAM — When candidates file for political office, one of the questions they’re asked is if they’ve ever been convicted of a felony.

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ROCKINGHAM — City residents won’t see a property tax increase this year, but several fees could go up.

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ROCKINGHAM — County and municipal leaders are “opening a dialogue” to try to come to common ground regarding the method of sales tax distribution.

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ROCKINGHAM — The city’s finances received a relatively clean bill of health from CPA Ken Anderson during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

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ROCKINGHAM — Yet another holiday tradition has fallen victim to the coronavirus.

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It began on Friday the 13th in April, 1917, when a car ran over William Clay “Doc” Leak just as he strode out of Angus McAuley’s store in downtown Rockingham. 

Published in Lifestyle

ROCKINGHAM — The City Council will move forward with a deal to sell a lease agreement for the placement of telecommunication equipment on the downtown water tank to a third party. 

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UNCP adjunct nursing professor…

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Clinical Assistant Professor Jermecka Hamilton Covington has been named the 2021 Rookie of The Year by the North Carolina Nurses Association.   Read more

NCDHHS awarded $9M from CDC to…

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Community Health Worker Initiative will expand as part of the CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion's Community Health Workers for COVID Response... Read more

OPINION: Inflation is killing …

Last week, Ned Davis Research published a note titled “Turns Out, Growth Looks like It Was Transitory—Inflation Is More Sticky.” There are many factors that show us that consumers and... Read more

East Rockingham Fire Departmen…

EAST ROCKINGHAM — The Sandhill Boys spent Tuesday morning prepping pork for the East Rockingham Fire Department’s annual barbecue plate sale. Read more

UNCP to host Pembroke Day on T…

PEMBROKE — Pembroke Day, one of the longest-running traditions at UNC Pembroke, will continue on Thursday, Sept. 30.  Read more

OPINION: 'Language' arguments …

When debating immigration policy with people who have deluded themselves into believing that it's any of their business where other people choose to live or work, I run into a... Read more

Cancel culture at UNCW drives …

WILMINGTON — Describing a culture of silencing conservative voices at UNCW, one trustee was driven to quit last week with an openly critical post of Seahawk nation on Facebook. Former... Read more

Cooper vetoes bill blocking AG…

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill designed to block the state attorney general from entering collusive lawsuit settlements. It's Cooper's 11th veto this year and No. 64... Read more

Raiders use 6 goal scorers to …

LAURINBURG — Finding the back of the net wasn’t an issue for the Richmond Raider soccer team on Monday, seeing its efforts culminate in a rout of its rival to... Read more



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