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ROCKINGHAM — More than eight tons of garbage were picked up from Richmond County roadsides in April, with combined efforts from the Solid Waste Department, the N.C. Department of Transportation and volunteers from the community.

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ROCKINGHAM — Workers with the Richmond County Solid Waste Department picked up four fewer bags of trash in March than in February.

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Monday, 04 April 2022 10:59

OPINION: Let's Build Back Faster

It’s an often-repeated tale, I admit, but I’m going to repeat it, again: the world’s largest low-rise office building, the Pentagon, was built in 16 months. Can you imagine a project even a tenth the size of the Pentagon being constructed that quickly today?

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RALEIGH — Two N.C. Department of Transportation programs combined to be the first in the nation to launch an innovative technology pilot with their safety service patrol that should improve safety on North Carolina roadways.

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RALEIGH — Following a nationwide trend, more people were killed in traffic fatalities in North Carolina last year than in any other year in the past two decades.

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RALEIGH — Please prepare now so you will be ready because the year’s fourth winter storm could impact travel across much of North Carolina this weekend, the state transportation officials said Friday.

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RALEIGH — State transportation officials hope a new way for travel apps to receive data will make driving in North Carolina work zones safer.

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HAMLET — Although much of Friday night’s snow has melted, many roads are still in rough shape, leading Richmond County Schools to cancel classes for Monday.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay off the roads unless travel is essential.

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RALEIGH – As state transportation crews prepared for the next winter storm, officials urged people to prepare by getting any needed supplies now because this storm will likely make travel conditions dangerous across central and eastern North Carolina.  

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