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ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,200 homes in Richmond County remain without power following a winter storm that moved through the South on Sunday.

RALEIGH — Lawyers supporting and opposing North Carolina’s new election maps will take their arguments to the N.C. Supreme Court on Feb. 2.

Sunday, 16 January 2022 11:04

Winter storm knocks out power in Richmond County

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,400 Richmond County residents are without power as a winter storm moves through the state.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s COVID case count and death toll continue to rise as the virus spreads among the population.

Friday, 14 January 2022 16:21

Goodwin named new NCDMV commissioner

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ROCKY MOUNT — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced that Wayne Goodwin has been named as the new commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles.

RALEIGH — State Rep. Ben Moss, R-Richmond, has been appointed to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is accepting grant applications for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Nonprofits and government agencies wishing to apply have until March 4 at noon.

ROCKINGHAM — A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is in the forecast for Richmond County on Sunday, with the National Weather Service extending a winter storm watch eastward.

Friday, 14 January 2022 12:16

NCDOT: Get prepared now for winter storm

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RALEIGH — As the N.C. Department of Transportation prepares for this weekend’s winter weather, North Carolinians are urged to get any food or other supplies they may need, because travel could be dangerous during the storm.

RALEIGH — Defenders of North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program want a three-judge panel to hear a lawsuit challenging the voucher program. They're asking the N.C. Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court 's ruling on the issue.

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