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Monday, 21 September 2020 15:14

Richmond County records 16th COVID-related death

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ROCKINGHAM — The 16th Richmond County resident has died with COVID-19, the Health Department reported Monday afternoon.

ROCKINGHAM — About half of the new COVID-19 cases in Richmond County reported on Monday came from one place — Morrison Correctional Institution in Hoffman.

Monday, 21 September 2020 03:04

State Board sends judicial voter guide to NC voters

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RALEIGH — All North Carolina households — about 4.7 million in all — will soon receive the Judicial Voter Guide 2020.

Saturday, 19 September 2020 14:21

Richmond, Scotland bikers ride to 'Back the Blue'

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 200 motorcycles and other vehicles left the parking lot of the Hide-A-Way Tavern Saturday afternoon to “Back the Blue.”

Friday, 18 September 2020 17:24

Rockingham man charged in April shooting

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ROCKINGHAM — A man is out on bail after being charged in an April shooting incident.

Friday, 18 September 2020 17:01

Hamlet traffic stop leads to meth trafficking charge

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HAMLET — Police say they found more than 30 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop this week.

PEMBROKE — Now more than ever, effective leadership is playing a pivotal role at college campuses across the country. This fall, long-time board member Patrick Corso of Southern Pines takes the helm as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the university, filling a critical leadership role. 

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will begin Sept. 21 and run through Dec. 11, 2020. 

RALEIGH — Unions won a new stronghold in North Carolina. Patients will pay the price, some critics say.

RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced during a Sept. 17 news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.

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