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ROCKINGHAM — It’s been  more than 30 years since Wayne Covington received a call from Vernon McKinnon to ask if he wanted to try being a firefighter.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing nearly a dozen charges related to domestic assault, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

RALEIGH — Jones County residents are still feeling the effects of recent hurricanes. At least one of the county’s three towns remains flooded, and two of its six schools were condemned.

RALEIGH — The N.C. House on Wednesday, Aug. 28, unanimously passed pay raises for state employees.

ROCKINGHAM — Courtroom B of the Richmond County Judicial Center was standing-room only Wednesday afternoon, but the occasion wasn’t a high-profile murder case.

Instead, Dawn Layton, who used to prosecute murder cases, was ceremonially sworn in as a superior court judge.

EAST ROCKINGHAM — A woman and two small children escaped a fire at their Mill Road home early Wednesday afternoon.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A Rockingham man is facing a homicide charge after a baby found unresponsive in his hotel room over the weekend died.

RALEIGH — Reforms to health-care regulations aren’t dead.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A child found in a hotel room with cocaine has died and two adults, including a Rockingham man, are facing neglect and drug charges.

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:31

Rockingham Police searching for runaway

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ROCKINGHAM — Police are asking for the public’s help locating a runaway.

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