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ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is facing criminal charges in two counties for allegedly stealing and burning a rescue vehicle.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of trying to kill another man following a weekend shooting.

ROCKINGHAM — A Montgomery County man was served with outstanding drug warrants from his home county after he was caught stealing from a local retail store.

RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers want farmers to grow more hemp.

RALEIGH — State Veterinarian Doug Meckes is reminding livestock and pet owners to be vigilant in their tick preventative measures during warm weather. Recently, the deaths of five cows in Surry County were linked to acute anemia caused by tick infestations. Samples were sent to the N.C. Division of Public Health, Communicable Disease Branch for identification which confirmed Asian longhorned ticks.

ROCKINGHAM — A dangerous Independence Day game turned deadly in the Little Philadelphia community Thursday evening.

Friday, 05 July 2019 19:06

8 file opening day for municipal elections

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ROCKINGHAM — Eight candidates on Friday filed for this fall’s municipal elections.

Of those, all but two are current office holders, according to the Richmond County Board of Elections.

ROCKINGHAM — Democratic Congressional candidate Dan McCready will swing through Richmond County next week to speak with voters.

ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons for the second time Friday issued a statement that no officers were involved in a fatal incident Thursday afternoon.

ELLERBE — Lightning is suspected of starting a house fire Thursday afternoon.

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