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RALEIGH — Unions won a new stronghold in North Carolina. Patients will pay the price, some critics say.

RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced during a Sept. 17 news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.

HAMLET — Tristan and Nolan Chavis hadn’t seen their dad, Gary, in nearly a year and a half — until Wednesday night.

HAMLET — Richmond County residents are encouraged to visit the Seaboard City tomorrow for Food Truck Friday on Main.

HAMLET — Live entertainment is coming back to Richmond Community College’s Cole Auditorium.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received five years of funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to partner with Federally Qualified Health Centers to increase colorectal cancer screenings, particularly among underserved communities in North Carolina.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Tuesday) announced its selection of an additional vendor, Optum Serve, to continue surging COVID-19 testing capacity in the state. These new community testing sites build on North Carolina’s ongoing work to increase access to testing and slow viral spread in key locations, including the previously-announced surge of additional testing capacity in seven counties.

ELLERBE — Traffic is currently blocked in one direction following a wreck in the northern end of the county.

Thursday, 17 September 2020 11:59

Caroline Street railroad crossing closing for repair

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ROCKINGHAM — A local railroad crossing will be closed for the better part of three days for repairs.

RALEIGH — For Tara Deane’s two youngest children, virtual learning has been a nightmare.

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