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ROCKINGHAM - A golf tournament will be held to support Mount Olive Baptist Church’s mission trip to Nicaragua on April 28 at Scotch Meadows Country Club in Laurinburg.

ROCKINGHAM – Looking for a competitive footrace or a family fun run? How about a chance to just take a stroll to support a good cause?

ROCKINGHAM - William “Buddy Roe” S. Roebuck passed away January 1, 2018. He left behind a legacy that continues to support an extraordinary event, Richmond County Special Olympics.

Editor's note: The Richmond Observer strives to provide fair and objective coverage of any and all political issues, situations, and/or developments, regardless of party affiliation.  As part of this commitment, the Observer is offering for your review the following news release statement from the North Carolina Democratic Party:

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 05:06

County Commissioners hold April meeting

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ROCKINGHAM- The Richmond County Board of Commissioners held their regular monthly meeting Tuesday at the Judicial Center in Rockingham.

ROCKINGHAM - April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), SAAM is celebrating its 17th anniversary with the theme “Embrace Your Voice” to inform individuals how they can use their words to promote safety, respect, and equality to stop sexual violence before it happens.

Editor's note: The Richmond Observer strives to provide fair and objective coverage of any and all political issues, situations, and/or developments, regardless of party affiliation.  As part of this commitment, the Observer is offering for your review the following news release statement from the North Carolina Democratic Party:

WADESBORO, N.C. – Pee Dee Electric is once again partnering with local educators to bring learning to life through the Bright Ideas education grant program.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 05:03

Reversing the Path towards Diabetes

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PINEHURST – Education and motivation helped two area residents, along with dozens of their classmates, lose a combined total of 500 pounds last year—all without the need for surgery, fad diets, medicines or money.

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 05:02

Four Wheeler Driver Transported by Helicopter

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ROCKINGHAM - Emergency responders were paged to an ATV accident around 6:20 p.m. on Saturday on Highway 1 South at the Old Cheraw Highway intersection.

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