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Friday, 10 September 2021 18:30

COVID cases in Richmond County Schools near 150

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Schools has had more than 150 cases of COVID-19 during the first three weeks of the school year among students and staff, according to the district’s COVID Tracker.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County bikers will be back on the road in September raising money for causes to support veterans and sick children.

ROCKINGHAM — First responders rolled through Richmond County Friday morning to pay tribute to those who lost their lives nearly 20 years ago on 9/11.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate has passed House Bill 890, an all-encompassing measure that could help distillers succeed in a crowded and burgeoning industry.

RALEIGH — Republican budget writers in the General Assembly are bristling after the judge in the long-running Leandro school funding case set an arbitrary deadline of Oct. 18 for lawmakers to fund the court-ordered plan.

ROCKINGHAM — More children have now tested positive for COVID-19 than adults in any age group, according to statistics from the Richmond County Health Department.

ROCKINGHAM — The city’s next police chief is coming from within the department.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County first responders’ annual salute to those lost who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 is going mobile.

RALEIGH — The state Senate has voted again, 27-15, to place new limits on the governor's emergency powers. The Senate's endorsement of the measure returns the issue to the state House.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate passed House Bill 110 on Wednesday, Sept. 8, which would modify rules to the HOPE rental assistance program.

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