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WASHINGTON —  Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage programs for 2020 must do so by June 30. Although program elections for the 2020 crop year remain the same as elections made for 2019, all producers need to contact their local USDA Farm Service Agency office to sign a 2020 enrollment contract. 

RALEIGH — People are scratching their heads over the state’s health guidance about how schools can safely reopen.

PEMBROKE, NC – Professors became students at UNC Pembroke recently when 59 faculty members immersed themselves in a six-week certificate program in Online Teaching Excellence hosted by the  Office of Online Learning and the Teaching and Learning Center.

ROCKINGHAM — Will Moss never intended to be in the tire business.

After several years of helping his father, William “Bo” Moss, change tires, he vowed not to do it again.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College provided updates about campus renovations and the use of funds from the CARES Act during the Oct. 2 Board of Trustees meeting via teleconference.

ROCKINGHAM — A fifth Richmond County resident has now died due to complications from COVID-19, the Health Department reports.

Thursday, 11 June 2020 10:06

North Carolina Zoo will open to the public June 15

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ASHEBORO — June 11, 2020 - The North Carolina Zoo will open to the public Monday, June 15 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and guests.

RALEIGH — A bill reopening gyms and bars and expanding seating in restaurants has cleared the General Assembly.


ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has seen 10 more recoveries from COVID-19 since Monday, and five new confirmed cases.

ROCKINGHAM — James Brigman is no stranger when it comes to standing up for what he believes.

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