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RALEIGH — A former Carolina Panthers star has now become an advocate for re-opening North Carolina schools for in-person instruction.

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RALEIGH — Girl Scouts–North Carolina Coastal Pines is kicking off the 2021 Girl Scout Cookie Program on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Girl Scouts are selling in creative, socially distant, and contact-free ways to keep themselves and their customers safe.

Published in Lifestyle

ROCKINGHAM — Working with the Richmond County Health Department, FirstHealth of the Carolinas launched Operation FirstShot Monday morning at Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond.  

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RALEIGH — Just after Natalie Jacome launched a new clinic, the pandemic hit.

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DILLSBORO — As he stood on his porch, watching the flames consume his studio, Brant Barnes wasn’t thinking about the fire. 

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Assigning infallibility to government action is a fool’s errand.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 31 December 2020 17:01

A LOOK BACK AT 2020: Parades of appreciation

ROCKINGHAM — With government-imposed restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events were canceled in 2020.

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Thanks in large part to COVID lockdowns, this year has left vast wreckage in its wake, with ten million jobs lost, more than 100,000 businesses and dozens of national chains bankrupted or closed. Up to 40 million people could face eviction in the coming months for failing to pay rent, and Americans report that their mental health is at record low levels. But the casualty list for 2020 must also include many of the political myths that shape Americans’ lives. 

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas began vaccinating frontline health care workers against COVID-19 on Wednesday at its hospital campuses in Richmond and Hoke counties, and workers at Montgomery Memorial Hospital will begin receiving shots in the coming days.  

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RALEIGH — Bar owners from six counties across North Carolina are going to court to challenge the governor’s executive orders shutting down their businesses. Their lawsuit seeks to have a key piece of the state Emergency Management Act declared unconstitutional.

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