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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has started off the new year with more than 100 new cases of COVID-19.

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas will honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18, 2021, with a virtual celebration. 

Monday, 04 January 2021 14:03

Biscuitville building new Rockingham location

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ROCKINGHAM — A regional chain restaurant is working on a site a little more than a mile down the road from its current spot.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons opened superior court on New Year’s Day for a special session — the swearing-in of Ben Moss.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday reported two COVID-related deaths and 41 new positive cases of the coronavirus.

Thursday, 31 December 2020 17:01

A LOOK BACK AT 2020: Parades of appreciation

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ROCKINGHAM — With government-imposed restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events were canceled in 2020.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is issuing a warning to consumers to not purchase or let their dogs or cats consume certain lot codes and types of Sportmix brand dog and cat foods due to high levels of aflatoxin found in the products during testing.

Marc Basnight, perhaps the most powerful figure in N.C. politics during the first decade of the 21st century, has died.

RALEIGH — Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the contribution limit for North Carolina political campaigns will increase by $200, from $5,400 to $5,600. No individual or political committee may contribute more than $5,600 to a candidate committee or political committee in any election.

Thursday, 31 December 2020 12:39

51st COVID-related death reported in Richmond County

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ROCKINGHAM — The Health Department on Thursday announced another COVID-related death, bringing Richmond County’s total to 51.

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