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ROCKINGHAM — Fireworks are off limits for Memorial Day weekend in Richmond and more than 20 other counties across the state due to a burn ban that went into effect earlier this week.

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ELLERBE — The Berry Patch is once again salvaging Richmond County’s Independence Day celebrations.

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HAMLET — For the third time in five years, there will be no fireworks exploding over the Seaboard City.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Forest Service officials urge the public to use extreme caution with fireworks to reduce the risk of igniting wildfires during Independence Day celebrations.

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CHARLOTTE — The Fourth of July is just ahead, a time when people typically enjoy the summer holiday with backyard barbecues, fireworks or water fun. But this year, celebrating Independence Day will be different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The American Red Cross offers safety tips you can follow.

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ROCKINGHAM — A dangerous Independence Day game turned deadly in the Little Philadelphia community Thursday evening.

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ELLERBE ― One set of Independence Day festivities has been postponed.

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RALEIGH — Elevated wildfire risks due to abnormally dry conditions in Eastern North Carolina are prompting N.C. Forest Service officials to urge extreme caution with fireworks and to celebrate safely this Independence Day. Forecast chances for rain are slight at best and are unlikely in the southeastern counties for the next several days where warm temperatures will continue to raise the risk of wildfires.

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Friday, 14 June 2019 16:41

The Rock cancels July 4 fireworks show

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will have one less fireworks display on Independence Day.

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ROCKINGHAM — Plans for what is being billed as one of the largest Independence Day fireworks displays in the southeast have been finalized.

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