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ROCKINGHAM — A Delaware-based events company has high hopes for a scheduled hot air balloon festival at Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex next month.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is suing to dismantle a powerful legislative check on executive power. The N.C. Supreme Court will eventually decide the issue.

ROCKINGHAM — Erin Fox says she was dismayed Friday morning when she noticed several schools in Richmond County weren’t flying the U.S. flag out front.

RALEIGH — North Carolina voters who vote by mail can now track the status of their absentee ballot with a new online service called BallotTrax.

Friday, 11 September 2020 16:43

13th COVID death reported in Richmond County

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ROCKINGHAM ― Richmond County has recorded its 13th COVID-related death during the pandemic, Health and Human Services Director Dr. Tommy Jarrell announced Friday afternoon.

RALEIGH — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of a Cornelius man who operated a debt collection business without being licensed in the state.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections on Friday released the schedule for early voting in the upcoming election.

CORDOVA — Two people were flown to trauma centers late Thursday night, including one reportedly running from law enforcement.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County first responders have honored those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 and been honored themselves in remembrance of the sacrifices made that fateful day.

Thursday, 10 September 2020 16:10

Rockingham's Hinson Lake undergoing improvements

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ROCKINGHAM — Areas of Hinson Lake will be closed to the public over the next two months for renovations.

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