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ROCKINGHAM— Richmond County -Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus grant funding in the amount of $810,000 will soon be available to help curb housing evictions and utility disconnections. 

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RALEIGH — There is increasing urgency for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the more dangerous new Delta variant is rapidly spreading in the United States, including in North Carolina.

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RALIEGH — Transmission of the COVID-19 virus has been “extremely limited” in public schools that have reopened in North Carolina, a team of researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill have found.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department reported more than 60 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is nearing the 2,000 mark for COVID-19 cases with 25 more being reported Friday.

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Friday, 04 December 2020 11:58

Richmond County announces 42nd COVID death

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Friday announced the second COVID-related death in December.

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In these past couple of weeks, two important studies have been published that could dramatically increase our understanding of the COVID-19 disease. Adding to the science of how we understand and treat this disease is something that should be welcomed, because properly understood it can save lives.

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Tuesday, 01 December 2020 12:13

OPINION: America in Transition: What's the hurry?

A Nov. 23 headline at ABC News reads: "Joe Biden's presidential transition allowed to proceed after 16-day standoff." The 16 days in question, ABC tells us, are the 16 days since Biden "clinched the presidency."

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North Carolina has an opportunity. Meaning North Carolina as a whole, but also as a sum of its complex and diverse parts.

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ROCKINGHAM — Yet another holiday tradition has fallen victim to the coronavirus.

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