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HAMLET — Federal officials say the Hamlet Police Department failed to comply with requirements regarding weapons acquired through the Law Enforcement Support Services Program.

ROCKINGHAM — Fifteen Richmond Senior High School students swore an oath Wednesday afternoon to defend the nation.

SMITHFIELD — A nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the ‘Move Over Law’ is underway to coincide with national Peace Officers Memorial Day. Peace Officers Memorial Day pays tribute to local, state, and federal law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Many of them have been killed alongside state roads due a violation of the "Move Over Law."

HAMLET — While a huge rock music festival was happening just a few miles down the road in Richmond County on Saturday, May 11, Dr. Dale McInnis said the real rock stars were seated right in front of him at the Cole Auditorium.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

RALEIGH — Most North Carolina voters think the media has covered Robert Mueller’s investigation too much, but a majority also approve of Mueller’s performance as special counsel.

RALEIGH — The Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 622, the Tax Reduction Act of 2019, on Tuesday, May 14, and sent it to the Senate Rules Committee.

ROCKINGHAM- The City Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution in support of keeping the current ABC system for the sale of liquor in North Carolina.  

HAMLET — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a larceny suspect.

ROCKINGHAM — Three police officers were recognized for their life-saving efforts at Tuesday’s city council meeting.

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