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ROCKINGHAM — For Tommy Jarrell, Health and Human Services director for Richmond County, it was almost as if a switch was flipped.

Saturday, 11 July 2020 12:48

Rockingham rally calls for unity among all

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ROCKINGHAM — United we stand, divided we fall.

It’s an old cliche, Tonee Grant admitted, but it was the message behind a unity march Saturday morning in downtown Rockingham.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theatre’s summer camp will be a little different this year.

Friday, 10 July 2020 17:23

WARRANT: Crack found in East Rockingham home

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ROCKINGHAM — A suspected drug dealer was released from jail the same day investigators searched his home.

RALEIGH — An effort by Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration is matching North Carolina college students in need of work experience with local governments and nonprofits seeking additional help to support COVID-19 response efforts.

WASHINGTON — (Thursday), U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture made other adjustments to the program based on comments received from agricultural producers and organizations and review of market data.

RALEIGH — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons is one of 23 people appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday to the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

HAMLET — Following a closed session Thursday, the Richmond County Board of Education approved the hiring of 12 new teachers and one teacher assistant.

HAMLET — How and where Richmond County students will be learning this year is still up in the air as school officials wait on Gov. Roy Cooper.

ROCKINGHAM — The number of positive COVID-19 cases has risen each day this week, with 10 being reported on Thursday.

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