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Monday, 17 May 2021 17:54

Former RichmondCC trustee dies at 85

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HAMLET — Former Board of Trustee for Richmond Community College, Bob Davis, passed away Tuesday, May 11, at age 85. 

Monday, 17 May 2021 15:42

Wildfires burn 40 acres north of Hamlet

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HAMLET — Two wildfires burned about 40 acres on County Home Road over the weekend.

RALEIGH — In observance of  National Dental Care Awareness Month this month and in  its continuing commitment to improving health, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released the NC Oral Health Improvement Plan to stress the importance of oral health and to address oral health challenges affecting North Carolinians.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Board of Elections voted Friday, May 14, to rehire Karen Brinson Bell as executive director. Board members Tommy Tucker and Stacey “Four” Eggers were the only dissenting votes.

ROCKINGHAM — Fresh off the heels of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest COVID-19 guidelines, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that he would lift the months-long mask mandate — for residents who are fully vaccinated.

RALEIGH — The National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs start this weekend, and, as it turns out, the Carolina Hurricanes are one of the best teams in the league, albeit in a shortened 56-game season.

RALEIGH — The N.C. auditor said the vast majority of the $3.6 billion in COVID-19 relief funds the state received from the federal government was distributed with limited monitoring and controls.

ROCKINGHAM — A truck alteration trend somewhat popular in the Carolinas could soon be outlawed.

ROCKINGHAM — City residents won’t see a property tax increase this year, but several fees could go up.

ROCKINGHAM — As executive director of the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority, it’s Meghann Lambeth’s job to bring in visitors.

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