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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s COVID case count and death toll continue to rise as the virus spreads among the population.

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ROCKINGHAM ― More than 40 additional students have tested positive for COVID-19 as cases continue to surge in Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM — A federal government mandate requiring large private-sector employers to have their workers get vaccinated or submit to weekly testing was sidelined by the Supreme Court on Thursday.

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ROCKINGHAM— The Richmond County Health Department has performed an average of 350 COVID tests per day so far this month, with nearly 1,000 people testing positive.

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CHARLOTTE — The Red Cross encourages to the community to resolve to volunteer in the New Year.

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RALEIGH — The FDA now authorizes and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends individuals who received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine get a booster dose after five months. This announcement from federal agencies comes just three days after the announcement of a shortened wait time for a booster from six months to five months for individuals who received the Pfizer vaccine.

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RALEIGH — With COVID-19 cases reaching pandemic highs, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services urges K-12 schools to promote vaccination and boosters for students and staff and require students and staff wear masks indoors to keep students in the classroom and limit the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday two COVID-related deaths and more than 150 new positive cases of the coronavirus.

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RALEIGH — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday announced it recommends the Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children ages 12 to 15 to further protect them from COVID-19.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday, Jan. 4, said health experts, doctors, and scientists are learning more about COVID-19, and state officials and politicians are using that knowledge to keep schools open and to avoid more onerous shutdowns and suppressions.

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Disabled students find unique …

BOONE — Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University. It’s a moment to celebrate for any student, but for Nicholas, the victory is particularly meaningful. Read more

The Week Ahead: Fuller schedul…

ROCKINGHAM — A fuller week of Richmond Senior High School athletics returns starting on Tuesday after many programs had a lighter schedule last week. Read more

Sandhills Neurologists joins F…

PINEHURST — Sandhills Neurologists has joined FirstHealth of the Carolinas, providing more access to high-quality neurological care for patients in the Sandhills and Triangle.  Read more

1,200 in Richmond County still…

ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,200 homes in Richmond County remain without power following a winter storm that moved through the South on Sunday. Read more

OPINION: Exit polls offer usef…

Every two years, exit pollsters attempt to survey voters who’ve just cast ballots. They post interviewers at hundreds of voting sites across the country. They call and email voters who... Read more

N.C. Supreme Court will hear a…

RALEIGH — Lawyers supporting and opposing North Carolina’s new election maps will take their arguments to the N.C. Supreme Court on Feb. 2. Read more

Winter storm knocks out power …

ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,400 Richmond County residents are without power as a winter storm moves through the state. Read more

PROGRAM HISTORY: Raiders edge …

RED SPRINGS — The Richmond Raider basketball team made program history on Saturday during the MLK Jr. Basketball Classic at Red Springs High School. Read more

Trio of double-digit scorers p…

FAYETTEVILLE — Not having most of its lineup due to COVID-19 protocols didn’t stop the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team from running away with a non-conference win on... Read more



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