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ROCKINGHAM — Placards bearing the names of 45 domestic violence victims from across North Carolina dot the lawn of the old Richmond County courthouse.

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GREENSBORO — Gene Legrand Hickman Jr. of Moore County, age 63, was sentenced today to 228 months in prison for receiving child pornography. Hickman  is also subject to lifetime supervision upon release. 

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HAMLET — The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation is looking into how evidence has been handled by the Hamlet Police Department — at the behest of the new chief.

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ROCKINGHAM — A local police officer has been recognized by the state’s top law enforcement agency for her role in combating methamphetamine production in Richmond County.

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JACKSON SPRINGS — Department of Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks and other state officials today officially dedicated the new dining hall at Samarcand Training Academy in a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in Moore County.

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RALEIGH — If North Carolina bans smokable hemp, hundreds of farmers will lose money on their crops — and faith in their legislators, says Blake Butler, executive director of the N.C. Industrial Hemp Commission.

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WILSON — A bill in the N.C. legislature that would ban smokable hemp could undercut North Carolina’s emerging hemp industry and curtail immediate relief for those suffering chronic conditions.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed an early morning fire late last week is being investigated as a possible arson.

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ROCKINGHAM — Although the number of meth lab busts has diminished in recent years, the manufactured drug is still making its way into Richmond County, as highlighted by recent arrests.

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