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ROCKINGHAM — The cause of a fire that brought out two departments Tuesday evening has yet to be determined.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County businesses were recognized Wednesday for being the best in their respective categories in the Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Best of the Rock Awards.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Wednesday announced two COVID-related deaths.

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, state health secretary, took a decidedly political tone in a COVID-19 news conference Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 22:13

Rockingham, Cordova respond to structure fire

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ROCKINGHAM — Crews from two departments battled a blaze at a former nursing home.

HAMLET — Richmond County students are tentatively scheduled to return to classes the first week of February.

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 15:38

2 Hamlet railroad crossings closing for repairs

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HAMLET — Two local railroad crossings will be temporarily closing for repairs in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, 12 January 2021 15:14

Active COVID cases in Richmond County top 500

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has now topped 3,100 coronavirus cases in the past nine months.

RALIEGH — Transmission of the COVID-19 virus has been “extremely limited” in public schools that have reopened in North Carolina, a team of researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill have found.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County broke the 3,000-case mark on Monday with the announcement of more than 100 new cases over the weekend.

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