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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Wednesday morning announced another COVID-related death, the third in two days.

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 16:32

Richmond County reports 63rd COVID-related death

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ROCKINGHAM — About an hour after releasing the daily COVID update, the Richmond County Health Department reported Tuesday’s second death.

ROCKINGHAM — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Richmond County continues to drop, despite new positive cases.

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 15:20

Rapid COVID testing coming to Dobbins Heights

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Residents wanting to be tested for COVID-19 will have another place to go this month.

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 11:15

Richmond County announces 62nd COVID-related death

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Tuesday announced the ninth COVID-related death for 2021.

ROCKINGHAM —FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond and the Richmond County Health Department will begin scheduling appointments for those aged 65 years old or older for COVID vaccine clinics.

RALEIGH — Newly-sworn-in Chief Justice Paul Newby is wasting little time in getting North Carolina’s court system back up and running. In an order that went into effect Thursday, Jan. 14, Newby handed authority to local court systems to decide about reopening.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is again pushing for a multibillion-dollar infrastructure bond, but Republican leaders caution that North Carolina’s still-unsteady economy makes it impossible to tell whether it would be prudent.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Monday reported nearly 70 new cases of COVID-19 from the weekend.

RALEIGH — New research finds that federal regulation leads to an increase in deaths, and North Carolina is one of the states most affected.

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