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RALEIGH — In its latest hearing into the N.C. High School Athletic Association, the private nonprofit that governs and manages most aspects of high school sports, prominent education leaders said they have many of the same concerns as legislators.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. High School Athletic Association has no written contract or agreement with the State of North Carolina or the Department of Public Instruction to oversee the management of high school sports in North Carolina and has the largest cash reserves of any such organization in America.

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RALEIGH — Richmond County schools are set to receive an estimated $9.8 million from the latest COVID relief funds appropriated by the General Assembly. 

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Monday, 30 November 2020 16:27

McInnis elected as N.C. Senate majority whip

RALEIGH — Just weeks after winning his reelection bid, Sen. Tom McInnis has been selected for a leadership position.

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RALEIGH — Sen. Tom McInnis, R-Richmond, who represents Pinehurst in the N.C. Senate, advocated relentlessly for the deal announced today bringing major U.S. Golf Association  investments to North Carolina, along with a golf championship every five years.

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RALEIGH — This week Sen. Tom McInnis was appointed by Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger to serve as co-chair of the Agriculture and Forestry Awareness Study Commission.

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RALEIGH — A bill to waive road test requirements, supported by both of Richmond County’s state legislators, now heads to the governor’s desk.

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ROCKINGHAM — One Richmond County gym owner was prepared to go to jail for defying a state order just so he could make a living.

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ROCKINGHAM — Only three local candidates showed up at the Richmond County Board of Elections Monday to file paperwork to be on the ballot next November.

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RALEIGH — Steve Earwood, who in 1992 realized a lifelong dream with his purchase of Rockingham Dragway, was recognized Tuesday, July 23, on the floor of the North Carolina General Assembly for his contributions to the state, Richmond County and the city of Rockingham.

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