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ROCKINGHAM — National Beta members from Rockingham Middle School are celebrating their recent participation in the North Carolina Junior Division Virtual State  Convention. They were announced as winners of the following competitions:  

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RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican lawmakers have reached an agreement on reopening public schools for in-person instruction under a compromise plan that returns most decision-making autonomy to local school boards.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students at Richmond Senior High School raised thousands of dollars for a local homeless mission through a push-up marathon this weekend.

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In North Carolina politics, few issues are as contentious as education. For years, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly have locked horns on such issues as funding formulas, teacher pay, and parental choice. More recently, legislators have tried to give all schoolchildren access to in-person instruction, only to be stymied by Cooper’s veto pen — wielded at the behest of the North Carolina affiliate of America’s largest teachers union.

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Sunday, 07 March 2021 21:45

Food Lion donates water to Raider athletics

ROCKINGHAM — A North Carolina-based grocery store chain is making sure Raider athletes stay hydrated on the field this spring.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Education passed a resolution Thursday, March 4, calling on all public school districts to give parents the option of in-person learning by the end of March. The education board’s action is the latest step in a growing consensus to swiftly reopen school classrooms across the state.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 — to override the governor’s veto of a bill to reopen schools, even as students — parents, too — suffer, and opinion polls show residents want children back in the classroom.

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RALEIGH — Mental health experts who are also parents with students in Wake County Public Schools are sounding an alarm over a rising mental health crisis due to a lack of full-time classroom instruction.

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PEMBROKE — In the coming weeks, nursing students from UNC Pembroke will be getting plenty of practical experience in the field. The university was recently approved as a new COVID-19 vaccine provider in an effort to increase the availability of the vaccine in Robeson County.  

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RALEIGH — As state lawmakers try to sort out when students can go back to school full time, members of the House are sponsoring a bill that would offer a voluntary summer school program for North Carolina students.

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