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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is pleased to announce its selection to Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity third National Teacher Preparation Transformation Center cohort, to foster high-quality educators within minority serving institutions across the United States. 

RALEIGH – Throughout this year, the N.C. Department of Transportation has acknowledged the efforts of the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles’ License and Theft Bureau, but on Sept. 18, NCDOT wants to recognize all law enforcement for National Thank a Police Officer Day.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is urging the public to pay more attention around railroad tracks and crossings as part of Rail Safety Week (Sept. 20-26).

RALEIGH — Complaints on social media from a left-wing redistricting activist are drawing fire from a state Senate redistricting leader. He accuses the activist of "begging" people to deliver her scripted remarks during public hearings.

RALEIGH — The N.C. prison system, comprising 55 facilities and employing roughly 16,000 staff, is one of the largest agencies in the state. That might surprise some, as prisons, from the real estate they occupy, to the critical role they play in governance, are not foremost in our minds when it comes to policy.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s COVID-related death toll has risen to 134.

Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:37

1 killed, 2 injured in fatal wreck south of Rockingham

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ROCKINGHAM — One person was killed and two were injured Thursday afternoon in a wreck on U.S. 1 South.

Thursday, 16 September 2021 20:17

Richmond County hits 6,600 positive COVID cases

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has had more than 570 positive COVID cases so far this month.

RALEIGH — Healthier Together, a public-private partnership between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and NC Counts Coalition, released the second round of funding of up to $500,000 for community-based organizations to apply for grants to help North Carolina achieve its goal of delivering equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. Grants will range from $10,000–$25,000 each (or up to $60,000 for collaborative proposals).

ROCKINGHAM — The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the United States Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this foundational document of national governance.  

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