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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 12:10

OPINION: Liquor business should be private

North Carolina governments shouldn’t be in the liquor business. Two recent stories illustrate this story well.

Published in Opinion

North Carolina’s newest law enforcers won’t be sworn to protect and serve. They’ll be unarmed, and instead of badges, their uniforms will feature name tags from supermarkets, fast-food restaurants and big-box stores. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Plaza will soon be losing a large tenant.

J.C. Penney announced Thursday the Rockingham location would be one of the 154 stores closing as part of a “store optimization strategy” after filing for bankruptcy protection last month, according to Market Watch.

Published in Local News

In the age of COVID-19, is pushing a shopping cart really safer than holding a hymnal? 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 17 January 2020 01:45

Tri-City rebrands to honor founder Claude Smith

HAMLET — After more than a half-century as Tri-City, Inc., the Richmond County real estate development company has changed its name to honor its founder and family patriarch, the late Claude Felton Smith Jr.

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RALEIGH — This summer, a Canadian grocery store took the war on plastic bags to the next level.

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