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ROCKINGHAM — Five Sandhills-area bands will take the stage at VFW Post 4203 this weekend for a concert to raise money to help those who have or are currently serving in the armed forces.

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Wednesday, 09 October 2019 13:15

COLUMN: Entangling alliances make for forever wars

In March of 2018, U.S. president Donald Trump promised "we'll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon." That December, he issued an order to begin withdrawing U.S. troops. Apparently the order never got executed. Most of a year later, U.S. forces remain.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 20:42

4 bands lined up for 4th annual Rockin' for Veterans

ROCKINGHAM — Four local bands will be performing for the fourth year for the same cause.

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ROCKINGHAM — Twenty-three boxes packed full of snacks, playing cards and other items are on their way to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan with love from Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM — A local organization is collecting items to send care packages to troops serving overseas.

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Friday, 28 December 2018 12:20

COLUMN: Trump's Christmas gift is hope for peace

In March, U.S. president Donald Trump promised the American public that U.S. troops would be leaving Syria "very soon."

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