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ROCKINGHAM — Part of a section of property on Marks Creek Church Road owned by CSX Transportation will be zoned for heavy industrial following a compromise offered by the railroad company.

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ROCKINGHAM — With less than 30 days before election day on Nov. 3, Richmond County and North Carolina are beginning its early voting period for the general election. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Residents along Marks Creek Church Road north of Hamlet oppose a recent zoning request from the CSX Transportation.

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ROCKINGHAM — City Council members begrudgingly voted Tuesday night to adopt the city’s annual budget for the next fiscal year, which includes the first property tax increase in two decades.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Richmond County's newest municipality will have raise its property tax for the first time ever.

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ROCKINGHAM — Nearly five years after its official announcement, one local manufacturing plant is only weeks away from operation.

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ROCKINGHAM-  “What do we have to do to get water for area residents?”  

That was the question posed to the Richmond County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night by Preston Waddell, chairman of Wolf Pit precinct No. 4. He said he was speaking on behalf of citizens of that area.  

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners will see two new faces and say goodbye to one current member.

Tavares Bostic and Rick Watkins won two the four seats up for grabs in Tuesday’s election and Commissioners Ben Moss and Don Bryant were both re-elected. One seat was left open due to Commissioner Thad Ussery stepping down.

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ROCKINGHAM — “It’s been a good trip,” outgoing Commissioner Thad Ussery said during a reception in his honor Monday afternoon.

A swarm of family members, county employees and friends came out to the Richmond County Airport to wish him well hours before his final meeting.

Among those was former two-term commissioner H.L. Webb, who said Ussery was “very humble” and “very informative.”

“He has been a good asset to Richmond County,” Webb said.

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