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ROCKINGHAM — Several Richmond County businesses honored the “boys in blue” for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on Thursday.

Thursday, 09 January 2020 17:19

Hamlet break-in suspect found in Cordova

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HAMLET — A man police were looking for in connection to a home break-in was arrested by deputies Wednesday.

Thursday, 09 January 2020 16:17

Grants available for agricultural projects

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RALEIGH — Supporting the agricultural industry, impacting rural communities and stimulating economic development are key objectives for the 2020 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission grant cycle. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2020 for selected innovative projects.

RALEIGH — The January meeting of the N.C. State Board of Education ran late into the evening, but it concluded with a tense discussion between the board and State Superintendent Mark Johnson.

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 18:58

Pair accused of stealing one trailer, pawning another

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ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County people are facing felony charges, accused of stealing a utility trailer and pawning another.

ROCKINGHAM — An Alamance County man is waiting to be sent to prison after being convicted in Richmond County Superior Court of sex crimes that happened three years ago.

Wednesday, 08 January 2020 14:07

Accountant: Financial cuts needed in Ellerbe

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ELLERBE — The numbers from the town's 2018-2019 audit report show that cuts will have to be made, according to accountant Ken Anderson.

RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein was always going to face backlash from Republicans over North Carolina’s voter ID, regardless of how he handled the legal battle, some experts say.

Tuesday, 07 January 2020 18:44

WARRANTS: Break-in suspect had meth, pills at jail

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ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of a late December break-in allegedly had drugs on him when he got to the jail.

RALEIGH — A court has rejected an attempt by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and Istation for it to intervene in a dispute over a K-3 reading tool contract.

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