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ROCKINGHAM — Two men are facing felony charges for an alleged rape this week and a previous assault and robbery.

HAMLET — Google is coming to Richmond County to help local businesses learn how to reach more customers online.

RALEIGH — As the weather turns warmer and many North Carolinians make travel plans for the summer months, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Standards Division is offering a few tips on how to stay safe at the pump after a recent uptick in credit card skimmers have been found.

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric is once again partnering with local educators to bring learning to life through the Bright Ideas education grant program. Starting April 1, educators can submit an application for Bright Ideas grants of up to $2,000 for innovative, hands-on classroom projects that would not otherwise be funded. Educators can learn more and apply online at www.ncbrightideas.com. 

ROCKINGHAM — A convicted sex offender was briefly back behind bars on a nonviolent charge.

NORMAN — The sound of music and smell of food will fill the air Saturday in Richmond County’s northernmost town.

RALEIGH — Lawmakers, union representatives, and government officials are calling for repeal of North Carolina’s prohibition on public-sector employee collective bargaining.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 17:57

Search ends for missing Ellerbe man

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ELLERBE — Investigators have called off a search for a man who has been missing since the end of last month.

RALEIGH — A scathing report from N.C. State Auditor Beth Wood released Wednesday, April 24, found the accounting methods used by the N.C. Global TransPark Authority were so bad that “fraud could occur and go undetected.”

ROCKINGHAM — Police are hoping the public can help them identify a man who broke into a local car dealership last month.

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