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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 18:10

Pair charged with breaking into Ellerbe home

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ELLERBE — A woman is facing more than half-dozen charges after allegedly breaking into a home with a male accomplice and stealing a vehicle.

RALEIGH — Reforms to the Innovative School District are here to stay after Gov. Roy Cooper allowed Senate Bill 522 to become law without his signature.

RALEIGH — They’re back.

Lawmakers will return to Raleigh Wednesday, Nov. 13, two weeks after adjourning a very, very long session.

ROCKINGHAM — The announcement of a Planet Fitness gym coming to Richmond Plaza is the latest in a recent round of additions to the shopping center.

HAMLET — Police are still on the hunt for a man accused of trying to take a child from a local park Monday evening.

HAMLET — Police in South Carolina have arrested a man accused of stealing a Richmond County band’s equipment trailer and a car from a local dealership last month.

RALEIGH — Bruce Clarke couldn’t help his client, so she called a lawyer and ended up with a bill near $1,000.

HAMLET — Veterans who are residents of two local nursing homes were recognized by one of Richmond County’s veterans organizations Monday afternoon.

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Ball caps designating different branches of the military dotted the crowd for Monday’s Veterans Day Service at the Dobbins Heights Community Center.

RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains.

After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and the layoffs aren’t over in its optical lab in Winston-Salem. In total, some 137 employees, including 76 blind people and 15 veterans, will face unemployment.

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