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RALEIGH — Through one of Donald Trump’s final acts as president, former N.C. Republican Party chairman Robin Hayes became one of the most prominent North Carolinians to receive a presidential pardon.

Thursday, 21 January 2021 15:09

Rockingham Police seek murder suspect

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ROCKINGHAM — Police have identified a suspect in a weekend homicide.

RALEIGH — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Thursday, 21 January 2021 11:32

Retired Rockingham fireman remembered by peers

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s first responder community is mourning the loss of recently retired fireman Wayne Covington.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday announced that two more residents who had tested positive for the coronavirus have died.

RALEIGH — A recent examination by the Tax Foundation shows North Carolina’s high net migration rate may be due to its friendly tax climate.

RALEIGH — As North Carolina prepares to celebrate National School Choice Week Jan. 24-30, the cause of educational freedom could see even more advancement during the North Carolina General Assembly’s 2021-2022 session.

ROCKINGHAM — In addition to two COVID-related deaths, the Richmond County Health Department reported nearly 50 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 15:33

Police investigating second Rockingham homicide

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ROCKINGHAM — According to police, the city’s second homicide of the year also involved the suspect shooting into a vehicle.

ROCKINGHAM — A man was killed last week after someone reportedly shot into the vehicle he was in.

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