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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all of our lives. But few in North Carolina can argue that they’ve taken as big a hit as owners and operators of private bars.

Published in Opinion

DILLSBORO — As he stood on his porch, watching the flames consume his studio, Brant Barnes wasn’t thinking about the fire. 

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — A national video chain is closing all of its locations across the nation, including one in Richmond County.

Published in Local News
Monday, 04 January 2021 14:03

Biscuitville building new Rockingham location

ROCKINGHAM — A regional chain restaurant is working on a site a little more than a mile down the road from its current spot.

Published in Local News
Monday, 28 December 2020 14:02

Burkes Outlet coming to Richmond Plaza

ROCKINGHAM — A new store is coming to Richmond Plaza to fill part of the vacant property left by the recent closing of J.C. Penney.

Published in Local News
Monday, 28 December 2020 11:36

OPINION: Lower taxes attract key leaders

When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels — including the fact that every Democrat who ever serves in state or local office spends great time and effort to try to recruit business executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and high-value professionals to their communities.

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Gov. Roy Cooper — and scores of politicians like them — have since March imposed noxious closures and lockdowns with the altruistic goal of keeping us safe. In reality, these government-imposed suppressions have done little but wreck our mental and physical health and devastate our economy.

Published in Opinion

PEMBROKE — Five years ago, while deciding which college to attend, Bianca Hernandez was determined to find an institute of higher education that best met her academic needs, and just as important, gave her a feeling of home.

Published in Lifestyle

To the editor:

International Tie Disposal has been the subject of conversation within the Richmond County Community for the past month. ITD has interest in Richmond County solely based on a business transaction with CSX Transportation, whose railyard has called Richmond County home for more than a century. 

Published in Opinion
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