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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Monday released a video of Executive Director Karen Brinson Bell informing North Carolina voters that they will not be required to show photo ID for the March 2020 primary election.

RALEIGH — Thousands of elderly patients lost their health care provider, and nurse practitioner Michelle Schmerge had to watch them go.

Sunday, 05 January 2020 20:01

Double Vision hosts benefit for Bowden family

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ROCKINGHAM — The parking lot of Double Vision was packed with vehicles Sunday afternoon, but the people weren’t there to watch the football game.

ROCKINGHAM — After two nights of auditions on Thursday and Friday, more than 40 people stopped by the Richmond Community Theatre to try out for the second show of its 43rd year: "Anne of Green Gables."

ROCKINGHAM — A company that has been mining in Richmond County for 50 years will soon be expanding its operations.

Friday, 03 January 2020 17:00

Hamlet robbery suspect found at hospital

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HAMLET — A man accused of robbing a local gas station was apprehended early Friday morning.

ELLERBE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission plans to begin renovations to the John Lentz Hunter Education Complex on Jan. 6, which will render the complex closed to the public with plans to reopen next fall.

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce record attendance for the year 2019. The world’s largest natural habitat zoo saw 917,309 visitors or 85,000 more compared to 2018.

ALBEMARLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will conduct a public hearing in Albemarle on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. to accept comments on proposed changes to agency regulations related to wildlife management, inland fisheries and game lands for the 2020-2021 seasons.

RALEIGH — N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein will not seek to restore North Carolina’s voter identification requirement for the 2020 primary election. The decision announced Thursday, Jan. 2, prompted criticism from the state’s top elected Republican.

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