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RALEIGH — Bowling alleys in North Carolina can reopen, though bars, gyms, and amusement parks remain closed.

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Friday, 26 June 2020 18:21

N.C. bars will remain closed, judge rules

RALEIGH — Bars in North Carolina will remain closed, a judge ruled Friday, June 26.

The N.C. Bar and Tavern Association filed a lawsuit June 4 on behalf of 185 business owners after Gov. Roy Cooper shut them down March 17 because of worries over COVID-19. 

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RALEIGH — The COVID-19 outbreak can’t be an excuse to outlaw most indoor worship services in North Carolina, a federal judge ruled Saturday, May 16.

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ROCKINGHAM — Courtroom B of the Richmond County Judicial Center was standing-room only Wednesday afternoon, but the occasion wasn’t a high-profile murder case.

Instead, Dawn Layton, who used to prosecute murder cases, was ceremonially sworn in as a superior court judge.

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Wednesday, 07 August 2019 17:35

ADA Dawn Layton appointed as superior court judge

ROCKINGHAM — Assistant District Attorney Dawn Layton is moving to the other side of the bench.

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ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Superior Court Judge Tanya Wallace has served in the field of law for quite some time, and come Aug. 1, that field will be down one less professional.

Wallace announced Thursday morning that she will be officially retiring, effective July 31.

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ROCKINGHAM — One Richmond County lawyer will soon be donning a black robe and wielding a gavel.

Longtime attorney Stephan B. Futrell was recently appointed to the bench last week by Gov. Roy Cooper to fill the spot soon to be vacated by Superior Court Judge Richard Brown.

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