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Friday, 13 September 2019 23:18

18-wheeler runs into woods off U.S. 1

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ROCKINGHAM — Crews spent the better part of Friday night trying to pull an 18-wheeler out of the woods.

HOFFMAN —  Residents in the northeastern section of the county should see their homeowner’s insurance decrease following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

HAMLET — A father and son, who both have pending charges, had more added Friday morning following a traffic stop.

Friday, 13 September 2019 16:17

Hamlet Police Department hires 2 more officers

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HAMLET — Two new officers will be patrolling the streets after being added to the roster this week.

RALEIGH — Six agencies doing significant work to help people recovering from Hurricane Florence will receive grants totaling $2 million to further fund their relief efforts. North Carolina Emergency Management, a division of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, is awarding the grants using funds provided by the General Assembly in the Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Act.

RALEIGH — It’s time for a break from “summer camp.”

Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, acknowledged as much Wednesday, Sept. 11, saying the level of trust between N.C. Republicans and Democrats is as “brittle” as he has ever seen.

ROCKINGHAM — After five years at the Hamlet Depot, the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is moving back to the county seat.

Thursday, 12 September 2019 17:36

Hamlet City Lake improvements continue, splash pad planned

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HAMLET — Scotland County artist Stuart Carmichael completed the mural near the Hamlet Senior Center on Wednesday, with a last-minute addition featuring the likenesses of late City Council member Joe Robinson and his grandchildren, according to City Manager Jonathan Blanton.

ROCKINGHAM — A Hamlet woman is facing several drug-related charges after police say they found weed and meth in her car.

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