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RALEIGH — Republican Mark Harris says he expects a state court will certify him the winner of the disputed 9th U.S. Congressional District election. He will go to Washington despite what he considers political interference by a Democratic-controlled state elections board to scuttle his victory.

HAMLET — The chamber of the Richmond County Board of Education was packed Tuesday as several teachers, staff and students were honored at the year’s first meeting ― also the first with Dr. Jeff Maples as interim superintendent.

HAMLET — A man caught on camera allegedly stealing crab legs from a grocery store on New Year’s Eve was arrested four days later in another county.

ROCKINGHAM — A young girl is in a hospital and two dogs are under quarantine in the Richmond County Animal Shelter following an attack Wednesday afternoon.

RALEIGH — UNC-Chapel Hill’s largest athletic booster club asked a state agency to approve $98 million in bonds for renovations to the Dean Smith Center and Kenan Stadium and construction of multiple new sports facilities. Skeptical members of the state board controlling the debt said not so fast.

GARNER — The holiday "Booze It & Lose It" impaired driving prevention and enforcement campaign, which ran Dec. 14 to Jan. 2, showed a drop in total DWI arrests compared to last year’s campaign.

ROCKINGHAM — A highway project in Richmond County has been put on the fast track, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced Thursday.

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke’s School of Business will present “The Immigration Debate” as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series.

RALEIGH — An ethics complaint cloud hanging over House Speaker Tim Moore for nearly a year has been lifted.

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 17:23

Hamlet council grants 2-day water bill extension

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HAMLET — Several contributing factors will give city residents a little extra time to get their water bills paid.

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