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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Friday reported more than 30 new COVID-19 cases for the third consecutive day, though the recent report shows fewer than the previous two.

CHARLOTTE — The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division is warning  North Carolina taxpayers about a new wave of COVID-19-related scams as the agency delivers the second round of Economic Impact Payments.  

RALEIGH — A former Carolina Panthers star has now become an advocate for re-opening North Carolina schools for in-person instruction.

RALEIGH — Less than a year after an audit of the N.C. Department of Transportation found massive overspending, a blue-ribbon panel is recommending the department get a 40% budget hike.

ROCKINGHAM — Three more Richmond County residents diagnosed with COVID-19 have passed away within the past 24 hours, according to the Richmond County Health Department.

ROCKINGHAM — The daily COVID case count dropped slightly in Richmond County but nearly doubled statewide.

ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County residents, a student and a teacher, move on to the state finals in their respective categories after being named winners on both the local and district levels through the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Program.

RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today that vaccine providers that are ready to expand may vaccinate all health care workers and anyone 65 years and older.

RALEIGH — In 2021, county boards of elections across North Carolina will conduct several important and required processes designed to keep the state’s voter rolls accurate and up to date.

RALEIGH — Nearly a month after COVID-19 vaccines made it to North Carolina, the state has administered only a quarter of the doses it has on hand — one of the slowest roll-outs in the country.

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