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Police in two Richmond County cities are again asking for the public’s help in identifying women suspected of committing crimes at local retail stores.

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County woman has been jailed on misdemeanor charges three times within the past month.

RALEIGH — A bill expanding where automatic license plate readers can be deployed has passed the N.C. House Transportation Committee, despite objections from several members over privacy concerns.

RALEIGH — Restaurateurs and retailers are getting behind a move by House lawmakers that would fix the antiquated way North Carolina stores, distributes, and sells spirits.


NORMAN — Mayor Kenneth Broadway couldn’t have asked for better weather for the town’s second annual Chick-n-Pick-n Music Jamboree.

HAMLET — Another Richmond County detective has earned his Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate.

Detective Sgt. Chris Lampley of the Hamlet Police Department was presented his certificate Wednesday by Chief Tommy McMasters.

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County fast-food manager proved he really earns his dough after winning a corporate competition last week.

Friday, 26 April 2019 18:17

Wind advisory issued until 10 p.m.

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ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 10 p.m.

ELLERBE — An man is facing two animal cruelty charges for alleged injuries on a dog caused by a collar.

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are facing felony charges for an alleged rape this week and a previous assault and robbery.

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