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Friday, 06 September 2019 17:19

Rockingham man airlifted to Chapel Hill after wreck

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man was airlifted early Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash.

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In a constitutional Catch-22, a divided N.C. Court of Appeals panel agrees motorists have a First Amendment right to flip the bird, but contends traffic cops can detain you for it anyway. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

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ELLERBE — More than a dozen current and former State Troopers came out to honor a former Highway Patrol commander who had a bridge dedicated in his honor Monday.

The Millstone Road overpass bridge, which crosses over Interstate 73/74, now bares the name of the late Col. Jack Cardwell, who once called Ellerbe home.

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ELLERBE — Another overpass bridge is being dedicated to a Richmond County native with a record of service to the state and nation.

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018 14:25

Hamlet woman dies in collision with logging truck

ROCKINGHAM — A late-morning collision with a logging truck left one woman dead Tuesday.

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RALEIGH — NCDOT’s Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding drivers this Thanksgiving week about their responsibility to buckle up when behind the wheel.

Law enforcement will be out patrolling North Carolina roads as part of the Thanksgiving ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign, underway Monday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 25.

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