Press Release

Press Release

WASHINGTON — Plants make the oxygen we breathe and give us 80 percent of the food we eat.

But plants are under attack by invasive pests.

RALEIGH — With the 2020 primary election quickly approaching, the State Board of Elections is mailing a postcard to every residential household in the state — about 4.7 million in all — reminding voters that photo ID is not required for the 2020 primary election.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 19:38

Liles named Richmond County agency manager

ROCKINGHAM — Christian Liles was recently named agency manager of Farm Bureau Insurance in Richmond County.

CARTHAGE — Local residents can soon weigh in on what transportation projects they want to see included in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s 10-Year transportation plan for 2023-2032. 

WEST END — For the fourth straight year, Sandhills Center has scored highest among its peer organizations on a variety of measures, according to a recently released survey commissioned by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

ROCKINGHAM — T. Russell Parker, author of upcoming novel “A World Without War: Unwanted,” has announced early orders for his physical copy of the book.

RALEIGH — Beginning Monday (Jan. 13), absentee by-mail ballots for the March primary election will be mailed to voters who request them. Any registered voter in North Carolina may vote absentee by-mail.

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric is giving two local middle school students the opportunity to hit the hardwood alongside their favorite college basketball athletes and coaches this summer, thanks to Touchstone Energy Sports Camp Scholarships. 

Thursday, 09 January 2020 16:17

Grants available for agricultural projects

RALEIGH — Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2020 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission grant cycle. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2020 for selected innovative projects.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Monday released a video of Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell informing North Carolina voters that they will not be required to show photo ID for the March 2020 primary election.

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