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RALEIGH — Two bills sitting on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk are designed to remediate learning losses for K-12 students left behind by classroom closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

RALEIGH — The General Assembly will consider a measure to enshrine North Carolina’s right-to-work policies in the state constitution.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Since joining REV in 2019, president and CEO Jason Lee has propelled the organization to new heights. Transitioning to a new name, strategic vision, and mission, under Lee’s leadership, REV has once again achieved another milestone. The credit union received merger approval from the National Credit Union Administration and members of North Carolina based Riegelwood Federal Credit Union and Hamlet Federal Credit Union, making REV a multi-state financial institution.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s work to reach underserved and historically marginalized populations and deliver equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is a model approach for the country, according to a new report released this week by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

Wednesday, 07 April 2021 13:27

Food Truck Friday returns to Hamlet Depot

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HAMLET — Food Truck Friday returns to the Hamlet Depot and Museums this week.

Wednesday, 07 April 2021 12:40

Richmond County health director to retire

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Commissioners held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening and the biggest story of the night wasn’t even part of the agenda.  

RALEIGH — A bipartisan group of senators is crafting legislation that would find ways to expand broadband access in North Carolina.

ROCKINGHAM —The U.S. military is once again using the Richmond County Airport for training exercises.

ROCKINGHAM — After more than 30 years in the health profession, Dr. Tommy Jarrell is hanging up his lab coat.

RALEIGH — Republicans in the N.C. House are advancing a bill that would expand and strengthen the state’s three school-choice scholarship programs that help low-income children and those with special needs attend a private school.

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