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ELLERBE — For the first time since Lynn McCaskill joined the Lions Club more than 40 years ago, the organization is cancelling its Independence Day activities.

ROCKINGHAM — Two days after World Down Syndrome Day, a local club is sponsoring a benefit ride.

Friday, 22 March 2019 16:37

USDA issues recall on NC pork rinds

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WASHINGTON — Two Brothers Pork Skins, a Kannapolis, N.C. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of pork skin products because the products were produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement a hazard analysis and system of preventive controls to improve the safety of the products, known as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; the omission of safe handling instructions on the package; and due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Friday, 22 March 2019 16:08

County collecting hazardous waste April 13

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ROCKINGHAM — Do you have any old alkaline batteries or cans of latex paint that you need to get rid of?

HAMLET — A man is facing criminal charges after police say he used funny money to exchange for smaller bills.

ELLERBE — Green Lake Road was temporarily closed Friday morning after a two-vehicle wreck that sent both drivers to area hospitals.

Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:12

Man rescued after Hamlet cave-in

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HAMLET — A man had to be rescued Thursday afternoon following a cave-in.

RALEIGH — North Carolina high schoolers may be required to pass a financial literacy course in order to graduate, but a certified financial planner says children should start learning about finances even earlier and parents can take the initiative to teach these lessons.

RALEIGH — A bill in the N.C. House would authorize public colleges and universities to allow the sale of alcohol at stadiums, athletic facilities, and arenas located on school property.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. N.L. Forester was at the Richmond County Health Department Wednesday afternoon taking pills.

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