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ERWIN — Republican lawmakers and education leaders sat down with Harnett County school and county officials at Erwin Elementary School on Thursday, Jan. 17, to discuss a possible statewide school construction bond.

ROCKINGHAM — Thursday morning couldn’t seem to get here fast enough for many faithful diners of the Holiday Restaurant.

DURHAM — The state’s largest health insurance company is partnering with five of North Carolina’s major health systems in a path-breaking, shared-risk payment model designed to improve the quality of patient care and drive down costs.

ROCKINGHAM — Two industries in Richmond County are planning to expand their operations, however their identities are being kept secret — for now.

ROCKINGHAM — Captain D’s Seafood will be the site of a fundraiser sponsored by Richmond County Aging Services from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. 

RALEIGH — UNC-Asheville is right to defend free speech amid national criticism of Tamika Mallory, the controversial national co-chair of the Women’s March who will speak on the campus in honor of Martin Luther King, says a leading First Amendment lawyer and activist.

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of pit bulls responsible for mauling a young girl last week will be put down, according to county officials.

RALEIGH — UNC Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt is leaving her job at the end of the month.

ROCKINGHAM — Trash.

It’s been a common topic brought up in meetings of the Richmond County Board of Commissioners in recent years.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 13:49

Vouchers available for family caregivers

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Lifespan Respite Care Vouchers are available for eligible family caregivers taking care of a person of any age with special needs. The vouchers are made possible through federal funding awarded to the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services, the state’s federal Lifespan Respite Grantee. 

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