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ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from many of Richmond County’s top employers spent Thursday evening at the airport schucking away at the annual Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast.

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ROCKINGHAM — Global Packaging is getting closer to moving into its new facility on N.C. 177 in Hamlet.

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HAMLET — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries recently met to discuss challenges industries face with today's workforce. This was a follow-up meeting from a group session held in January 2020 prior to COVID, as school and industry leaders work to come up with solutions. 

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RALEIGH — Martie T. Butler, economic developer for Richmond County, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Economic Development Advisory Committee of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. 

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HAMLET — Many of Richmond County’s industries will see their insurance rates lowered following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

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HAMLET — A year after receiving a $75,000 rural demolition grant, local officials broke ground Thursday for a second location for one of Richmond County’s manufacturers.

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RALEIGH — National Forest Products Week is celebrated the third week in October every year, and in celebration, the North Carolina Forestry Association and the N.C Forest Service recognizes the $33.6 billion contribution of the forest products industry to our state’s economy.

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ROCKINGHAM — Residents along Marks Creek Church Road north of Hamlet oppose a recent zoning request from the CSX Transportation.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools will be able to purchase new laptops thanks to a donation from American Woodmark.

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A Quebec-based corporation founded in 1964 expanded outside of Canada for the first time in 1983 in Rockingham. Cascades offers sustainable, innovative, and value-added solutions for packaging, hygiene, and recovery needs, with a large portion of tissue paper production from the Rockingham location. 

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