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RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers have just nine days to draw new voter district maps. They’re off to a rough start.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners managed to save the county $750,000 in interest on the 2009 school bond with approval of a plan to refinance the $7.25 million loan at a lower interest rate.  

ROCKINGHAM — Some kids graduating high school don’t know what they want to be when they grow up.

But Noah Stubbs, a recent hire at the Rockingham Fire Department, has known for several years that he wanted to be a fireman.

ROCKINGHAM — After nine months without representation in Congress, North Carolina’s 9th District should have someone going to the U.S. House of Representatives after Tuesday’s election.

Monday, 09 September 2019 15:37

NCDOT releases review of budget management process

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation released today a review conducted by McKinsey & Company of how NCDOT manages multiple funding accounts and expenditures. This review was initiated by the Office of State Budget and Management on May 16 to identify any areas where NCDOT could find efficiencies or improve internal processes.

RALEIGH — UNC Hospitals is one step closer to regaining its clean reputation, but concerns remain.

RALEIGH — North Carolina life insurance customers may pay higher premiums unless the Cooper administration reverses course on renewable-energy tax credits.

ROCKINGHAM — With the 9th Congressional District special election only days away, several voters and party leaders are concerned about the exclusion of third-party candidates.

HAMLET — Police say they caught two men red-handed stealing from a local hardware store in the early morning hours.

Friday, 06 September 2019 17:19

Rockingham man airlifted to Chapel Hill after wreck

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ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man was airlifted early Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash.

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