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HAMLET — A man is facing incest charges from incidents alleged to have happened late last year.

Thursday, 23 May 2019 16:57

Man charged with arson in East Rockingham fire

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ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of causing a fire that burned part of one home and melted the siding of another is facing two counts of arson.

RALEIGH — In North Carolina, at-risk 4-year-olds unable to attend a brick-and-mortar pre-K may soon get a chance to attend virtual preschool.

HAMLET — N.C. Sen. Tom McInnis was the guest speaker at Richmond Community College’s Electric Lineman graduation ceremony on May 17, touting the success of the program and its ability to immediately provide graduates with well-paying jobs.

WADESBORO — Two local Pee Dee Electric Linemen have completed a volunteer project to bring electricity to a rural Bolivian village for the first time. 

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond was awarded an "A" grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. 

ROCKINGHAM — Police are asking for help identifying the driver of a truck in an alleged theft earlier this month.

HAMLET — A traffic stop last week led to a Robeson County woman, who already had an outstanding warrant, facing drug and weapon charges in Richmond County.

ROCKINGHAM — The 11 runners in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run had a surprise participant join them about a mile into the trek.

RALEIGH — The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation wants to build a $340 million casino in Kings Mountain. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opposes the competition. Most N.C. state senators say the federal government has no business approving the resort.

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