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ROCKINGHAM — One hundred and sixty-seven purple and silver pinwheels spin in the breeze and shimmer in the sunlight in front of the Richmond County Department of Social Services.

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ROCKINGHAM — Many in Richmond County have known or either know of someone who is struggling with addiction; it is a stronghold, not easily broken.

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HAMLET — There has been roughly one drug overdose per month in the past two years within the municipal limits of the Seaboard City.

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ROCKINGHAM — If Melissa Schoonover hadn’t left the Richmond County Rescue Squad, there’s a chance she would have responded to the call when her father died of a drug overdose.

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GREENSBORO — The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services today announced nearly $42 million in funding to support state-level law enforcement agencies in combating the illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, and prescription opioids, of which $2,062,770 has been awarded to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

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ROCKINGHAM — Police seized seven cellphones, a set of scales and a handgun from the home of a suspected heroin dealer.

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ROCKINGHAM — A police officer responding to a larceny call made a drug arrest last week.

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ROCKINGHAM — Narcotics investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office reportedly found drugs and a handgun while executing a search warrant this week.

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ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing more than a dozen drug charges and other offenses from two Richmond County law enforcement agencies.

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ROCKINGHAM — A man with a lengthy rap sheet, who was just released from prison less than five months ago, is facing half a dozen new charges — including meth possession.

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