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RALEIGH — Fresh off N.C. Department of Insurance approval of cost-reducing reforms, Treasurer Dale Folwell is optimistic doctors and hospitals will join a new State Health Plan provider network. Contracts were set to go out late last week.

RALEIGH — A bill allowing retired teachers to return to the classroom unanimously passed the Senate on Wednesday, May 8.

Saturday, 11 May 2019 22:27

Epicenter evacuated as storms pass through

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ROCKINGHAM - The bands and fans weren’t the only things rocking Saturday afternoon at Epicenter Festival.
ROCKINGHAM - “Let there be rock.”
 
The classic AC/DC tune blared over the speakers at noon as the gates opened at Rockingham Dragway for the inaugural Epicenter Festival.

HAMLET — A river of white flowed through Cole Auditorium Thursday as 33 nursing students complete one journey and head into the next.

STAR — A Montgomery County Republican is trying for another shot at a seat in the N.C. House of Representatives.

Joey Davis,47, announced his candidacy for the 66th House District on Thursday.

ROCKINGHAM — In less than 24 hours, the inaugural Epicenter Festival — to quote County Manger Bryan Land — “invades Richmond County.”

ROCKINGHAM — Progress continues on the downtown campus for Richmond Community College as the first steel beams of the building were erected Wednesday.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate on Wednesday, May 8, sparred over a pair of school choice bills that would expand eligibility for private school vouchers and lift the enrollment cap on virtual charter schools.

NEW YORK — With partnership funding from CSX, the First Responders Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that the children of first responders receive the resources necessary to help them thrive, is proud to announce that additional scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year are now available for eligible candidates nationwide. 

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