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PEMBROKE — Dan Middleton moved from Ontario, Canada, to Pembroke when he was 11. 

Later, as a student at UNC Pembroke performing community service projects, he began to take notice of the health care challenges in his community.

Middleton was among 733 graduates during the two-day Spring Commencement. With his chemistry degree in hand, he plans to return to Robeson County one day and make a difference. 

RALEIGH — If the state budget process seems polarized now, just wait. It could get even more quarrelsome as lawmakers contemplate how their votes might affect 2020 political prospects.

ROCKINGHAM — Richard Robinson still has some work to do before the grand opening of Double Vision on Saturday — and afterward  — but it’s not as much as he’s already put in.

NORMAN — The mayoral torch will be passed in the next election and one man has decided he wants to carry it.

Friday, 03 May 2019 16:52

Rockingham man killed in S.C. crash

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BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — A Richmond County man was killed Thursday morning in a three-vehicle collision.

ROCKINGHAM — A company in charge of servers that crashed during a recent auction has issued an explanation.

GREENSBORO — On April 30, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina and the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division hosted a roundtable for community organizations to discuss the problem of sexual harassment in housing, U.S. Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin announced. The event included state and local fair housing agencies, a representative from Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Fair Housing Project, and numerous community organizations. 

ROCKINGHAM — The location name has changed, but the cause remains the same: supporting Richmond County Special Olympics.

RALEIGH — Residents whose driver licenses or permits are suspended or revoked will now receive a state-issued identification card from the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles.

RALEIGH — The House passed its $24.5 billion General Fund budget for 2019-20 by a 61-54 margin on Thursday, May 2, after spending three hours wrestling with 34 amendments.

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