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ALBEMARLE— Speaking on faith and the current political climate, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson gave the keynote address last Thursday for the Stanly County Republican Party’s 2021 Lincoln Day Dinner at the county fairgrounds.

ROCKINGHAM — Bikers from several counties came together Sunday, March 21 to reach the homeless and needy through a community food drive. 

RALEIGH — Our office has received reports about scam phone calls and letters that may be going to health care professionals with various medical licenses.

RALEIGH — Interest in homeschooling has surged in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Republican lawmakers in the state Senate want to give these families tax relief to help meet expenses.

ROCKINGHAM — Students can now sit a little closer together in class, according to federal health officials.

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time this week, there is at least one Richmond County resident hospitalized with COVID-19.

LAURINBURG — In recent weeks Scotland Health has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination services to locations in Pembroke and Bennettsville in an effort to vaccinate as many individuals as possible as quickly as possible. However, you do not have to wait for the vaccines to come to you.

PEMBROKE — The Office of Campus Engagement and Leadership and the College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke are hosting Health Talk: Special Event with Dr. Michael Osterholm on April 15, 2021 at 7 p.m. via Facebook live and YouTube live.  

RALEIGH — More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic brought North Carolina to a screeching halt, Gov. Roy Cooper shows no sign of relinquishing the sweeping and open-ended emergency powers he has claimed under state law.

HAMLET — More than a dozen students from Richmond Early College High School spent part of last Friday picking up roadside trash.

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