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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 10, 2018 Southern Pines Police Department Announces: Homicide Investigation - Update Southern Pines, NC - On Sunday, April 8, 2018, at approximately 7:45 pm, the Southern Pines Police Department responded to a report of a deceased female in a vehicle located on a dirt road extending south off of South Gaines Street in Southern Pines.

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina’s momentum continues to grow in support of legislation to strengthen victims’ rights statewide coinciding with National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 8-14).  The Marsy’s Law for North Carolina campaign is building support for a constitutional amendment to strengthen language in the state constitution - giving crime victims an equal level of protection already given to the accused and convicted.

Hamlet, N.C. (April 9, 2018) – Richmond Community College is hosting a Career & Business Expo on Tuesday, April 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium to help connect employers with potential employees. This event is free and open to the public. 

RICHMOND COUNTY - April’s First Friday Luncheon with the Chamber of Commerce President Emily Tucker and Operations Assistant Taylor Player was held April 6th at Pizza Inn in Rockingham.   In this casual atmosphere, Chamber members shared information about their respective companies.

HAMLET - Saturday night was about highlighting unwanted pregnancy, in this case, in the four-legged pet variety.

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 Congressman Robert Pittenger: 

ROCKINGHAM  -  The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department  arrested two more persons charged with violations of North Carolina drug laws.

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 article related to the North Carolina Democratic Party:

ROCKINGHAM - The month of March may be thought of for its blustery days and celebration of St. Patrick, but in Richmond County, March is creating a new name for itself.

ROCKINGHAM - How many hearts does a worm have?  In layman’s terms, what is a sub-orbital hematoma?  What are the 5 most common last names in the United States of America as of the most recent census?

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