RALEIGH — Co-chairmen of the House Select Committee on Disaster Relief panned sluggish hurricane relief efforts by the Cooper administration. They want renewed oversight authority.

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ROCKINGHAM— The Richmond County Health Department will be contracting with Gregory Pest Solutions from Charlotte again this spring to provide mosquito abatement. 

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CHICAGO — The N.C. Department of Transportation has received national honors for its innovative use of drones during the state’s coordinated response to Hurricane Florence.

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GOLDSBORO — North Carolina transportation officials today reopened the last road in the state that had been closed since Hurricane Florence struck last fall.

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On April 9, 2019, more than 120 leaders from across North Carolina are anticipated at the Lumber River Council of Governments in Pembroke for the North Carolina Disaster Recovery Roundtable. The event is an opportunity for community leaders to learn about the recovery process and rebuilding after a disaster. It will provide a targeted discussion on cost of recovery and financial concerns of disaster recovery. 

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PEMBROKE — Professor Veronica Hardy was presented with United Way of Robeson County’s Volunteer of the Year award for her humanitarian efforts during Hurricane Florence.

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RALEIGH —Woodland owners in 52 counties impacted by Hurricane Florence and recognized as federally-declared disaster areas can now apply for cost-share funding for reforestation efforts. The North Carolina General Assembly approved $2.5 million in time-limited funding for reforestation efforts that will be administered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the N.C. Forest Service.

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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced today that the first round of checks from the state’s $240 million Agricultural Disaster Relief Program of 2018 have been sent to farmers.

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Monday, 31 December 2018 17:14

A look back: Top stories of 2018

ROCKINGHAM — As 2018 comes to a close, we decided to take a look back at some of Richmond County’s top news stories of the year.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:04

Farm assistance extended to Dec. 20

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers who suffered hurricane-related losses have two more days to apply for state help.

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