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Wednesday, 02 January 2019 18:20

9th District hearing postponed

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ROCKINGHAM — A resolution to North Carolina’s disputed 9th Congressional District race is even farther from coming to fruition.

The N.C. State Board of Elections announced late Wednesday afternoon that a hearing scheduled for Jan. 11 has been postponed and the investigation into voting irregularities will continue.

HAMLET — Dr. Jeffrey Maples was sworn in as Richmond County Schools’ interim superintendent on the morning of Wednesday, Jan 2.

PEMBROKE — Members of the Julian T. Pierce Memorial Scholarship Initiative Committee recently presented a $16,000 contribution to UNC-Pembroke.

While they may not literally “steal Christmas” per se, “Grinches” seem to be alive and well across the country during the holiday season — especially in the Carolinas.  

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 13:50

Hamlet Police seek larceny suspect

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HAMLET — Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest they believe was involved in a New Year’s Eve larceny at a grocery store.

HAMLET— Nine students who completed Richmond Community College’s Medical Administrative Assistant class successfully passed the National HealthCareer Association’s certification exam.

RALEIGH – Charles Morgan of Laurel Hill said he can plan the wedding of his dreams after he won a $460,915 Cash 5 jackpot. 

ROCKINGHAM — Probation officers are asking the public’s help in locating a Richmond County pair who reportedly didn’t report in.

Monday, 31 December 2018 17:14

A look back: Top stories of 2018

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ROCKINGHAM — As 2018 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at some of Richmond County’s top news stories of the year.

RALEIGH — In a letter sent Sunday to Gov. Roy Cooper’s office, the N.C. Republican Party said it won’t be “bullied” into adding members to an interim state elections board the party considers unconstitutional — and that a legal interpretation Cooper’s own attorney sought prevents the governor from picking a temporary board.

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