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ROCKINGHAM — If you love beach music, than Cole Plaza is the place to be on Wednesday.

ROCKINGHAM —The Richmond County Rescue Squad is in the process of trying to price equipment after one of its vehicles was stolen and set on fire over the weekend.

Monday, 01 July 2019 14:31

7 acres burned in weekend brush fires

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ROCKINGHAM — Three brush fires burned a total of seven acres across Richmond County over the weekend, according to the N.C. Forest Service.

RALEIGH — To ensure the most efficient travel for North Carolina drivers over the July 4 holiday, the N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction projects that cause lane closures on major routes across the state.

RALEIGH — During a Friday, June 28, conference call, the State Board of Education agreed to delay implementing Istation, the state’s newly picked K-3 reading diagnostic tool. The decision, proposed by the Department of Public Instruction, resulted from concerns about a compressed timeline to put the new program in place, train teachers, and start collecting data in the new school year.

HAMLET — A man is facing charges in two cities for allegedly violating a protection order and stealing the victim’s vehicle.

HATTERAS — The Motor Vessel Rodanthe, the North Carolina Ferry System’s first new vehicle ferry in seven years, was christened today at a ceremony in Hatteras. The event also included a celebration of the Ocracoke Express Passenger Ferry’s inaugural season, which began May 20 and has already served more than 10,000 passengers.

RALEIGH — Beginning July 1, North Carolina motorists can choose a new standard state license plate.

HAMLET — An argument between two family members turned violent Monday night, leaving of them stabbed — and charged.

RALEIGH — North Carolina State Highway Patrol promotions are being put on hold while Internal Affairs investigates an allegation that the promotional testing process was compromised.

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