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RALEIGH — Only 2.2% of volunteers tested in North Carolina have coronavirus antibodies — a percentage both hopeful and troubling for the state’s ability to reopen its economy, based on recent data from the first phase of a Wake Forest and Atrium Health COVID-19 Study. The findings come as Republicans and entrepreneurs push to reopen businesses shuttered by government orders.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sly’s Famous Diner is more than a restaurant, according to 22-year-old DeMarcus Hough.

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RALEIGH — A new N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation report shows Republican lawmakers scored an average of 91.95% on business-related decisions during the 2019 legislative session. Democrats averaged 57.9%, and the General Assembly as a whole averaged 77.15%.

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Monday, 20 May 2019 12:09

COLUMN: More freedom means more business


We all want North Carolina to be an attractive place to live, work, create jobs, rear families, and build communities. When we move from ends to means, the level of disagreement moves from low to high.

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HAMLET — A Scotland County convenience store chain owner was honored this weekend as the Richmond Community College Foundation’s Citizen of the year at its annual Gala and banquet.

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ROCKINGHAM — In the later months of winter back in 2016, after a conversation with Gene McLaurin, David Stogner and a handful of others got together and created Richmond Young Professionals, a group of like-minded younger people who are entering the workforce. Three years later, and RYP has been a fixture in the community.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 14:36

Local Business Spotlight: The Embroidery Corner

In this week’s edition of the RO’s exclusive “Local Business Spotlight” column, contributor Cleve Baxley meets with Colleen Parsons, the owner and of The Embroidery Corner.

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ROCKINGHAM – In hosting the first “Spooktacular” Halloween event, the Downtown Rockingham Corporation is helping the city’s center and small businesses thrive.

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ROCKINGHAM – To show appreciation for local businesses and industries, Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, along with its partners, hosted “Boots, Brews, and Business” Thursday night at the Richmond County Airport.

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ROCKINGHAM -- In the latest edition of the RO’s exclusive “Local Business Spotlight” column, contributor Cleve Baxley meets with the owner and employees of Broad Street Jewelry and Loan.

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