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HAMLET — Know your rights.

That was the purpose of forum presented by the command staff of the Hamlet Police Department, Wednesday night at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Sheriff James Clemmons was also there and helped to clarify points of the law.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday approved modifications to a certified election system for use in North Carolina that improve the security and functionality of the system.

ROCKINGHAM — Bidding closed on the former Richmond County administration building Friday afternoon, with the top number being more than twice the opening bid.

HAMLET — The little red caboose at City Lake is getting a makeover, courtesy of a pair of grants.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond and surrounding counties remain under a flood advisory until 3:30 p.m.

Friday, 13 December 2019 13:09

South Carolina murder suspect on the run

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CHESTERFIELD, S.C. — A murder suspect is on the run following a homicide last week in South Carolina.

RALEIGH — The State Judicial Council convened Thursday, Dec. 5, to discuss judicial branch reforms and to push for increased funding.

RALEIGH — The top officer in the N.C. Senate has issued a statement urging Democratic colleagues to help Republicans override the state budget veto next year. At least one Democrat turned that statement into a fundraising plea.

RALEIGH — As a state recognized for its economic prowess by local, national, and even international media, it’s easy to forget that much of North Carolina’s economy is powered by small businesses. And while small businesses remain the mainstay of the state’s economy, many rural entrepreneurs and the small businesses they operate continue to struggle.

ROCKINGHAM — Around 60 Richmond County students walked into J.C. Penney Thursday morning and walked out with new shoes.

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