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ROCKINGHAM — A whole new world was opened for Michael Clinton as a wave of holiday spirit swept through the halls of Richmond Senior High School on Friday morning.

ROCKINGHAM — Sly’s Famous Diner is more than a restaurant, according to 22-year-old DeMarcus Hough.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday signed off on the 2020 presidential primary candidates nominated by North Carolina’s five recognized political parties — Constitution, Democratic, Green, Libertarian and Republican.

RALEIGH — Two major figures in N.C. Republican politics have announced they will not run in the 2020 elections. U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows will not seek re-election in the 11th District. Former Gov. Pat McCrory will not try to reclaim his old job.

Thursday, 19 December 2019 20:01

Hamlet woman charged with stealing $10K

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HAMLET — A woman was arrested Monday on a pair of warrants stemming from alleged crimes in August.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce welcomed community leaders to its new old headquarters during an open house Thursday afternoon.

ROCKINGHAM — A convicted sex offender is facing resisting and assault charges following an arrest by probation officers.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Early College High School senior Lauren Humann has been selected to join the N.C. Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee. 

RALEIGH — A voting software company the N.C. State Board of Elections certified earlier this year wants approval for a last-minute technology update. But some board members are asking whether the company, Election Systems and Security, should have been certified in the first place.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing half a dozen charges after allegedly threatening a Richmond County sheriff’s deputy and hitting him with a truck.

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