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After dinner on the grounds, my family would wander on down the hill to the cemetery. There we would hear stories about my ancestors. 

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Tuesday, 12 October 2021 15:07

COLUMN: The Thompson Reunion

Every third Sunday in October during the 1950s and ‘60s, my family and I would go to the Thompson Reunion out from Mount Gilead. It was held at a small Baptist church of which my great-grandfather was one of the founding members and he is buried in the valley right below the church. The church was located in a beautiful grove of oak trees. Inside the church was an old-time choir loft, beautiful oak pews, knotted pine paneling and an old pump organ sat close to the front of the church.

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RALIEGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would have allowed people to carry guns in a church located on a private school campus when school was not in session. The bill also would have expanded concealed carry protection to more law enforcement employees.

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RALEIGH — In a 25-minute sermon at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Wilson, former Congressman Mark Walker looks right at home. Walker is a preacher and a preacher’s son. His sermon is faith-based, not political. He asks congregants to turn to Matthew 16:24-25:

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ROCKINGHAM — An investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was recently featured on a true crime show to discuss a 2004 murder case.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students at Richmond Senior High School raised thousands of dollars for a local homeless mission through a push-up marathon this weekend.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly is again considering a mild expansion of gun rights in this legislative session, a year after Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a similar Second Amendment bill.

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HAMLET — A local pastor and longtime law enforcement officer is working to help Richmond County residents sign up to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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RALEIGH — Several Republican lawmakers are challenging the constitutionality of Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest executive order and how it treats religious services.

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A Raleigh lawyer is criticizing Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to allow only outdoor church services.

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