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ROCKINGHAM — Roadside trash remains a problem across Richmond County.

So much so that County Manager Bryan Land referred to it as an “epidemic” during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Richmond County Board of Commissioners.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Transportation Secretary James Trogdon is a bad manager and should be replaced, says State Treasurer Dale Folwell.

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RALEIGH — With a busy Christmas and New Year holiday travel week being predicted, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road and lane closures on interstates, U.S. and N.C. routes across the state from Friday, Dec. 21, to Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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ROCKINGHAM — There are currently nine roads closed in Richmond County in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation.

Some of the roads could be open as early as this week, while others may take a month or two to repair.

Derby Road is closed due to flooding between McBride Road and Sycamore Lane north of Hoffman. DOT officials expect it to be open again by Sept. 27.

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