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ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County company is expanding and adding more jobs, state and county officials announced Thursday.

HAMLET — Students should be operating on a mostly normal schedule Friday after Hurricane Dorian passes off the coast.

Thursday, 05 September 2019 15:06

Woman airlfited after crash near Ellerbe

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ELLERBE — A woman was airlifted following a wreck late Thursday morning.

Thursday, 05 September 2019 13:35

Dorian spawns tornadoes across the Carolinas

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Although the eye of Hurricane Dorian was south of Charleston, the storm has already caused damage across the Carolinas.

RALEIGH — Some N.C. lawmakers are thinking about ways to deal with foster children whose birth parents are struggling with substance abuse.

RALEIGH — The Republican-led N.C. General Assembly must draw new state House and Senate district maps, a court has ruled.

But the ruling — delivered in Common Cause v. Lewis — won’t prevent excessive future gerrymandering, experts say.

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 19:49

New website provides voting information during #Dorian

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Wednesday launched a website to keep voters informed about the effects of Hurricane Dorian on ongoing elections in the 3rd Congressional District, the 9th Congressional District and the city of Charlotte.

Hurricane Dorian could once again become a Category 3 storm as it slowly makes its way to the Carolinas.

ROCKINGHAM —  A man with a number of pending charges spent his 24th birthday in jail after allegedly being caught with meth.

Wednesday, 04 September 2019 16:31

Richmond Community College cancels Thursday classes

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HAMLET — Early College students no longer have to worry about missing any classes as Richmond Community College announced it will be closed on Thursday.

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