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RALEIGH — The General Assembly is going home without raising teacher pay and without passing a full budget.

ROCKINGHAM — Seven police officers and a now-deceased hero were recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 16:49

McDonald starts Richmond County GIS project

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ROCKINGHAM — In the winter of 2018, while updating his North Carolina Breweries map, Richmond County native and Associate Planner for the City of Charlotte Chris McDonald got the idea to start the Facebook page Small Town GIS, thinking it would give him a location to populate all the random projects he'd been working on in the past and what he'll be working on in the future.

HAMLET — With a new semester starting up for 2020, recognition was the main specialty for the Richmond County Board of Education's January meeting held last week.

RALEIGH — A surgeon fighting state restrictions on medical equipment lost a court battle Friday, Jan. 9, when Superior Court Judge Gregory McGuire dismissed his specific complaints and sent his broader constitutional challenge before a three-judge panel.

ROCKINGHAM — Taking a cue from the 1973 hit by Tony Orlando and Dawn, members of the VFW Post 4203 Auxiliary on Sunday tied a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree. 

HAMLET — The day of the county’s only Christmas parade could be moved from the week to the weekend due to public opinion.

HOFFMAN — A woman is facing two felony charges after allegedly robbing and shooting a man late last week.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Republican legislators say they were left out of focus groups for a major education report that could seriously affect future policymaking.

RALEIGH — Members of the N.C. General Assembly may meet for only one day this week — Tuesday, Jan. 14 — and will potentially hold a vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto. According to plans, anyway.

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