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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is advising people to not eat or serve certain Jif brand peanut butter products that are being recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination.

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RALEIGH — National Safe Boating Week, as proclaimed by Gov. Roy Cooper, is May 21–27 and officials with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission say that safety should be a top priority when recreating on water. The agency has responded to numerous boating incidents that resulted in drownings in the past few weeks. These incidents may have been avoided if life jackets were worn.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, N.C. Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving will kick off the annual “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign with community events and safety check points throughout the state in advance of and on Memorial Day weekend.

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RALEIGH — Started by the American Motorcyclist Association in the early 1980s, May has become the month in which motorcycle enthusiasts seek to educate drivers to be aware of motorcycles and to call attention to safety issues affecting motorcycle riding. State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, an avid motorcyclist, is asking North Carolinians to look out for motorcycles as people hit the roads for vacations this summer.

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ROCKINGHAM — Advocates of child safety in Richmond County say it takes the community, as a whole, coming together to help prevent abuse and provide care for victims.

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RALEIGH — A new Parents’ Bill of Rights out this week is intended to protect the right of parents to direct their children’s education and protect their safety in the classroom.

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LUMBER BRIDGE — Mountaire Farms hosted a huge celebration on Wednesday to celebrate a historic safety milestone at the company’s Lumber Bridge, N.C., processing plant — 10 million hours without a lost time accident. 

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FAYETTEVILLE — The Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville released its March schedule, which includes both in-person and virtual classes. The education center is managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Each course is led by Wildlife Commission staff or trained volunteers. Most events are free, and a North Carolina fishing license is not required.

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RALEIGH — Two N.C. Department of Transportation programs combined to be the first in the nation to launch an innovative technology pilot with their safety service patrol that should improve safety on North Carolina roadways.

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RALEIGH — Following a nationwide trend, more people were killed in traffic fatalities in North Carolina last year than in any other year in the past two decades.

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OPINION: Governor’s office mus…

As most voters have shown they understand, Roy Cooper has been one of the best governors in modern North Carolina history. He’s a skilled lawyer, pragmatic politician, and a caring... Read more

N.C. Parents' Bill of Rights h…

RALEIGH — A “Parents' Bill of Rights” will get its first discussion in committee Wednesday morning in the N.C. Senate. Senate leaders in the N.C. General Assembly outlined the measure... Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are charged with murder in connection to homicide last week in the Little Philadelphia community. Read more

Wallace becomes 8th RSHS stude…

ROCKINGHAM — Another student-athlete at Richmond Senior High School signed her letter of commitment on Tuesday. Read more

Hamlet Police charge 18-year-o…

HAMLET— A teen already facing robbery and attempted murder charges is accused in another recent robbery. Read more

Riggins shreds to win at Rocki…

ROCKINGHAM — Drew Riggins slid from the bottom of the bracket to popping the champagne cork after winning MB Drift’s first competitive round of 2022 Sunday, May 22 on Rockingham Speedway's infield... Read more

NCDHHS: Simple steps to practi…

RALEIGH — As North Carolinians start their summer voyages to beaches, lakes, rivers and pools this holiday weekend, officials at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services offer... Read more

'Big John' Memorial bracket ch…

ROCKINGHAM — Many of the East Coast’s most successful bracket racers including Clinton’s Eric Aman, St. Pauls' Connor Caulder and Raeford’s Michael Spencer are expected to battle for the biggest... Read more

OPINION: Politics and the real…

"Failed gun legislation is the norm," reads the headline at Axios, "after mass shootings like Buffalo tragedy." Further down in the story, we read that an October 2017 mass shooting... Read more

- Richmond County Sheriff's Office charges 2 in Little Philadelphia murder - Hamlet Police charge 18-year-old in robbery - Riggins shreds to win at Rockingham Speedway for MB Drift's first comp of... Read more