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RALEIGH — The turmoil surrounding COVID-19 derailed much of the work the General Assembly had done before the pandemic. Battles over redistricting reform, tax relief, teacher pay, and hemp legislation disappeared from the headlines.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Community Colleges clashed over spending more than $100,000 on police training as community colleges brace for what could be an unprecedented spike in enrollment.

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ROCKINGHAM — Courtroom B of the Richmond County Judicial Center was standing-room only Wednesday afternoon, but the occasion wasn’t a high-profile murder case.

Instead, Dawn Layton, who used to prosecute murder cases, was ceremonially sworn in as a superior court judge.

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HAMLET — Fifteen students completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Richmond Community College on Aug. 19 and have committed themselves to a career in law enforcement.

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PEMBROKE — After a ride-along with a Wilmington police officer in 2000, Alejandra Sotelo was hooked.

“I knew this was exactly where I wanted to be,” said Sotelo, who was an officer at the time with UNC Wilmington.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:28

Waters retiring after 28 years with Hamlet PD

HAMLET — After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Hamlet Police Chief Scott Waters is stepping away from public service.

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RALEIGH — A newly released statewide poll from the Pretrial Justice Institute and the Charles Koch Institute seems to show North Carolinians are ready for reform of the pretrial justice system and the practice of requiring money bail.

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