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Keep up-to-date on the latest news from Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — A Cumberland County man is heading for a Richmond County courtroom after allegedly stealing from a retail store at knifepoint.

RALEIGH — North Carolina Emergency Management and the United Way of North Carolina’s NC 2-1-1 program work in partnership to help families and individuals find needed assistance and resources within their community during and after a disaster. 

WADESBORO — Paul L. Turner III, of Ansonville, has been appointed to fill the District 1 seat on the Board of Directors for Pee Dee Electric Membership Corporation.

RALEIGH — A years-long push to expand competition in the health-care industry passed the Senate Health Committee Monday and soon may reach the Senate floor.

HAMLET — Sixteen women walked across the stage of Cole Auditorium Tuesday evening, ready to begin a career in nursing.

CORDOVA — Two people were airlifted to Chapel Hill late Sunday night after running their dirt bikes into each other, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

ROCKINGHAM — County Manager Bryan Land gave kudos to the effort taken up by some residents to help keep Richmond County clean.

RALEIGH — The American Association of State Troopers has kicked off the 2019 “Best Looking Cruiser Contest,” and the NCSHP is in the running once again. 

RALEIGH — On a Tuesday in June, mothers who lost children to distracted driving took a minute to speak. The mothers stood alongside N.C. lawmakers, who are pushing for legislation requiring drivers to put down their phones.

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