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Keep up-to-date on the latest news from Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing robbery and assault charges from incidents late last month.

STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit will be continuing to accept grant applications for the Corporate Mission Fund program through July 31, 2019. This year marks the fifth year that grants will be awarded from the earnings of the fund.

WILSON — A bill in the N.C. legislature that would ban smokable hemp could undercut North Carolina’s emerging hemp industry and curtail immediate relief for those suffering chronic conditions.

RALEIGH — Despite low performance, NC Virtual Academy may get to raise its enrollment by 20% after the House approved legislation granting the enrollment growth.

PEMBROKE — Beginning this fall, UNC Pembroke will begin accepting applications for the Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling program. The GCAC program, which has been in development since 2017, is designed to prepare students for addiction specific professional counseling careers. 

RALEIGH — On Wednesday, June 26, members of the State Highway Patrol received notification the organization’s promotion process had been put on hold due to an allegation the testing process had been compromised.

HAMLET — The partitioned banquet and meeting area at Cole Auditorium was filled with a high-pitched buzzing sound Thursday afternoon.

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are accused of stealing an old store sign and selling it for a tenth of its approximated value.

RALEIGH — The General Assembly is shuffling and slogging its way toward a simpler criminal code.

RALEIGH — The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill temporarily ending a stalemate over the budget.

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