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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 11:20

Alleged bomb threat reported at Richmond Senior High

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ROCKINGHAM — Officials at Richmond Senior High School took an “increased safety measure” Wednesday morning after a report of an uncorroborated bomb threat.

HAMLET — Despite some parental protestations, the Richmond County Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously voted to keep its mask mandate in place.

ROCKINGHAM — Security was stepped up at Richmond Senior High School Tuesday following reports of a possible threat of a shooting.

ROCKINGHAM — Absentee ballots and sample ballots are now available for the upcoming municipal election in Dobbins Heights.

ROCKINGHAM — There have now been 130 Richmond County residents to succumb to complications associated with COVID-19.

Tuesday, 07 September 2021 14:13

NCDHHS observes Deaf Awareness Month in September

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed September as Deaf Awareness Month to celebrate and raise awareness about people who are Deaf and belong to a cultural and linguistic community, with shared language, social norms, rules of behavior and history. This year commemorates 70 years since the first congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, which was held in September of 1951.

RALEIGH — "The right to live includes the right to work.”

That simple statement opens the text of a state law that has helped boost North Carolina’s economic competitiveness for nearly 75 years.

HAMLET — As tragic as the 1991 Imperial Foods fire was, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey said "a lot of good things" came out of it.

HAMLET — A child who went missing Sunday was found “within a matter of minutes” after a search began by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

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