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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2019 Spring Semester. The President’s List identifies students who earn an “A” in all courses and have a 4.0 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more semester credit hours excluding developmental credits. The Dean’s List includes the names of students who attain a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 and earn no letter grade lower than a “B” while carrying 12 or more semester hours excluding developmental credits.

PEMBROKE — Robert Brown, met his wife, Monika, in a romantic literature class at Duke University more than 40 years ago. They have been inseparable ever since. 

HATTERAS — Starting Monday, people traveling between Hatteras and Ocracoke Village will have a new travel option. In addition to the car ferries that already serve the popular route, visitors will have the Ocracoke Express passenger-only ferry as an option.

RALEIGH — The 9th Congressional District race, one political expert says, may come down to voters’ perception of which candidate has moved closer to the center.

HAMLET — Firefighters spent several hours Thursday night extinguishing an upstairs fire in century-old home.

Thursday, 16 May 2019 20:26

Maniacs invade Rockingham Dragway this weekend

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ROCKINGHAM — Just one week after hosting hard rock and heavy metal fans for the inaugural Epicenter Festival, Rockingham Dragway is preparing for a group of maniacs.

ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham is full of skilled makers, bakers and producers, and the Rockingham Tractor Supply store is bringing these talented individuals and businesses together for a community-wide, family-friendly event. On Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the store will host its annual Market Day event featuring local vendors and their homemade and homegrown goods.

Thursday, 16 May 2019 19:05

Epicenter bands stop by Rockingham businesses

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ROCKINGHAM — As the economic impact from last weekend’s inaugural Epicenter Festival is still being calculated, it’s apparent it wasn’t just the fans contributing.

Several of the bands stopped by local businesses to grab a bite to eat.

ROCKINGHAM — The next play focuses on the dead, but the Richmond Community Theatre is very much alive as "The Cemetery Club" is slated to open tonight in downtown Rockingham at 8 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM — Are your kids interested in learning more about the work that first responders do?

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