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ROCKINGHAM — For Richmond County residents who plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine but don’t want to wait a month between doses, the Health Department is offering an alternative.

RALEIGH — As part of its litter removal efforts, N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors and volunteers have now collected more than 3 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year.  

RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers are pushing forward two election-reform bills designed to shore up voting integrity following a 2020 general election that included numerous accusations of fraud.

Friday, 02 April 2021 19:51

CDC discourages travel for the non-vaccinated

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ROCKINGHAM — Ahead of the Easter weekend and when most schools are on Spring Break, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its travel recommendations amidst the now-yearlong COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, 02 April 2021 18:40

World Autism Day recognized in Richmond County

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ROCKINGHAM — People across Richmond County and the nation dressed up in blue Friday for World Autism Day.

WADESBORO — Local educators can apply for a Bright Ideas grant from Pee Dee Electric starting on April 1.

RALEIGH — N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell says N.C. hospitals aren’t being transparent on their pricing, despite federal rules requiring them to do so.

DERBY — With lows expected to drop below freezing the next two nights, Richmond County’s peach crops could be endangered.

ROCKINGHAM — With the weather warming up, more people will be hitting Hitchcock Creek and the Pee Dee River for water-related recreation.

PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas has become the first site in the state to enroll a patient in a multicenter international clinical trial to determine if giving expecting mothers an investigational vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus could help protect their babies from RSV after they are born.

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