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WADESBORO, N.C. – What do Maya Angelou, Michael Jordan, and Pastor Billy Graham all have in common? They have all received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award. And last Saturday at the Lockhart Taylor Center in Wadesboro, a local woman joined the elite group.

HAMLET – Going to college is a family affair for the Atkins family.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Trump Administration has endorsed Congressman Robert Pittenger’s (NC-09) landmark national security legislation, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA, H.R. 4311), which strengthens how the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) reviews the national security risks of potential foreign investments.

Monday, 29 January 2018 00:04

Little Hats, Big Hearts

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PINEHURST, N.C.– FirstHealth of the Carolinas is dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the world.

LAURINGBURG, N.C. -- Three days after four-year-old Raul Gonzalez went missing from his home, FBI investigators found a body in a pond near the boy's home that they "believe" to be Gonzalez, they announced in a press conference at 3 p.m. Saturday.

LAURINBURG, N.C. – On Wednesday afternoon, an Amber Alert was issued for four-year-old Raul Gonzales (also referred to as Raul Johnson) of Laurinburg. 

According to family, Raul (pronounced rah-OOL) got into an argument with his older sister who had stayed home sick from school that day.  Following the argument, he walked out of the house and never came back home.

ROCKINGHAM – Hudson Brothers Deli has been a popular gathering place in downtown Rockingham for 37 years and continues to thrive as new growth emerges all around it.

ELLERBE – Contrary to contemporary rumor, the Kemp Sugg Memorial Public Library in Ellerbe has not yet changed its location.

Friday, 26 January 2018 01:39

Hamlet Police Department Conducts Drug Bust

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HAMLET – Subsequent to receiving a call at 11:05 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, in reference to a possible drug operation, Hamlet Police Department immediately went into action.

LAURINBURG, N.C. – An Amber Alert has been issued in North Carolina for four-year-old Raul Johnson who disappeared while walking down Village Drive in Laurinburg Wednesday.

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