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ROCKINGHAM — Police say they found drugs on a man who walked into a gas station with a gun on his person last week.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County and the rest of North Carolina have been spared a recent nationwide measles outbreak.

ROCKINGHAM — The pit area at Rockingham Dragway, which on most weekends is home to hundreds of high-performance race cars, has been transformed this week to accommodate the biggest non-automotive event in Richmond County history.

HOFFMAN — More than 25 Richmond County hunters are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly illegally killing deer during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

RALEIGH — A new joint report from the NC Rural Center and Thread Capital shows that a decade after the Great Recession, North Carolina's small businesses are still struggling to recover and catch up with their urban counterparts in the state.

RALEIGH — A $470-million surge in April tax collections could push the state budget surplus to more than $700 million.

RALEIGH — The state’s tax-supported managed care agencies for mental health are a mess.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing several charges after allegedly stealing a vehicle from a car dealership early Tuesday morning.

HAMLET — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to roll out the proverbial red carpet for visitors in advance of this weekend’s Epicenter Festival.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice, Inc. has been named a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

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