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ELLERBE — Sheriff Mark Gulledge and his elves will be heading north to deliver toys in a giveaway parade Wednesday.

RALEIGH — A state senator is drawing attention to the new N.C. state budget's measures to fight human trafficking.

RALEIGH — The latest legal challenge to North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship Program could be decided by a single judge or a three-judge panel. Arguments presented in recent days to the N.C. Court of Appeals focus on the case's destination.

CHARLOTTE — In 2021, people in the Greater Carolinas Region and across the country faced great emergency needs as the ongoing pandemic exacerbated the challenges related to severe disasters, blood shortages and global conflict.

Tuesday, 21 December 2021 11:10

Most state roadway projects halting for holidays

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RALEIGH — Most state road construction projects will be suspended to help ease highway traffic for the upcoming holidays.

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Department of Agriculture is leveraging its authorities under the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program to bring in new types of partners and ultimately expand opportunities in voluntary conservation for the nation’s agricultural producers and private landowners.

ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 seniors across Richmond County received a box of fresh produce Monday from the Sandhills AgInnovation Center.

ROCKINGHAM — There have now been 155 Richmond County residents to die from COVID-related complications in the 20 months since the pandemic began.

RALEIGH — North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. today issued the below secretarial advisory, urging the following actions to prevent serious illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19.

ROCKINGHAM — A load of supplies is on its way from Richmond County to Kentucky to help those affected by tornadoes earlier this month.

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