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EAST ROCKINGHAM — If the excitement and participation of students is an indicator of a healthy school, East Rockingham Elementary is on the right track. 

RALEIGH — The legal landscape for a major health insurance reform shifted dramatically Thursday with a decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The ruling, by Judge John Bates, struck down a Trump administration policy making it easier for small businesses and self-employed workers to form Association Health Plans and buy the same low-cost, high-quality health insurance usually reserved for large companies.

ELLERBE — Despite last week’s initial cancellation, the Ellerbe Lions Club’s Fourth of July festivities are back on schedule.

HAMLET — A parole absconder accused of stealing money from his mother is behind bars and awaiting his next court date.

Friday, 29 March 2019 18:26

Hamlet Police: Men had meth, bong

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HAMLET — Police say they found two men with meth during a welfare check.

HAMLET — Police are looking for the individual or individuals responsible for shooting into two homes on the same street.

ROCKINGHAM — Police found a probation absconder from Michigan while investigating a human trafficking case.

ROCKINGHAM ― Police have released more details related to the arrest of a man charged with human trafficking in South Carolina.

ROCKINGHAM — A Durham man is in the Richmond County Jail awaiting extradition to South Carolina, accused of human trafficking.

Friday, 29 March 2019 11:21

Hamlet Police Department dispatchers honored

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HAMLET — Prior to the merging of the county’s law enforcement agencies’ dispatch with the Richmond County 911 Center, those at the Hamlet Police Department were honored for their service.

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