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LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman and her infant daughter who investigators say they believe to be in danger.

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ROCKINGHAM — A redo in the 9th Congressional District race would 'greatly impact' the Richmond County Board of Elections, according to Director Connie Kelly.

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ROCKINGHAM — Outages for one of the largest cellular networks could interrupt emergency communications, according to county officials.

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ROCKINGHAM — The upcoming Epicenter music festival will have the largest economic impact of any event ever held in Richmond County, according to County Manager Bryan Land.

During his report to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Land said attendance is “expected to eclipse 90 to 100,000 attendees and the economic impact will be larger than any NASCAR event we have ever hosted.”

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Monday, 03 December 2018 18:28

Richmond County commissioners take oaths

ROCKINGHAM ― Richmond County’s four recently elected — and re-elected― commissioners were sworn in Monday afternoon ahead of the board’s Tuesday night meeting.

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ROCKINGHAM — Award-winning journalist William R. Toler has been named managing editor of the Richmond Observer.

Toler, who joined the RO staff in late August, replaces Chuck Craven, who will stay on as senior writer.

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ROCKINGHAM – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond has earned straight “A’s” from the Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades that were announced Nov. 8, 2018 by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the United States health care system.

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ROCKINGHAM — Claims of attempted abductions of women by a group of men have not been validated, according to Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons.

The sheriff issued a statement Tuesday to “address concerns being posted on social media outlets and calls coming into law enforcement with concerns of a group of males attempting to abduct individuals in Richmond County.”  

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ROCKINGHAM — There were a lot of thankful smiles and hugs on Saturday, Nov. 3 as members of the local motorcycle group Ol Skool Tribe worked together to feed a crowd of homeless men, women and children in the parking lot beside La Cabana Restaurant on U.S. 74 Business. 

Marty Bundy, a member of Ol Skool Tribe, came up with the idea last year to provide assistance to this group of people in Richmond County — specifically those in the Rockingham area — who live on the streets.

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ROCKINGHAM — Despite only carrying two of the eight counties in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, former pastor Mark Harris came out on top in Tuesday’s mid-term election.

It was after 1 a.m. before the N.C. State Board of Elections showed all 210 precincts reporting, with Harris defeating Democratic opponent Dan McCready by fewer than 2,000 votes.

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