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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County government is getting out of the animal shelter business.

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ROCKINGHAM — A group of around 20 animal rights activists stood in front of the Richmond County administration building Tuesday afternoon, calling for changes at the animal shelter — including a new director.

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Friday, 08 January 2021 15:55

COLUMN: The ones that got away


I’ve enjoyed the sport of hunting since I was a kid. During this time, I kept several types of hunting dogs. To me, there is just something missing when you don’t have a good dog along.

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ROCKINGHAM — One local group is counting on the popularity of a character from the Star Wars series “The Mandalorian” to bring in big bucks to help control Richmond County’s unwanted pet population.

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ROCKINGHAM — A former animal shelter volunteer gave the Richmond County Board of Commissioners an emotional breakdown of alleged misconduct and abuse before calling for the termination of the shelter’s director.

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Dear Editor,

Thank you for publishing my comments on the recent dog hunting situation where many of our friends and neighbors were charged with various violations after a multi-year long undercover sting operation by N.C. game wardens. I was pleasantly surprised at the conversations that ensued.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department is providing pet owners with four opportunities next month to get their furry family members vaccinated.

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HAMLET— Allison Story has been the director of the Richmond County Animal Advocates since 2012, and in that time has seen her group help low- and fixed-income families get their pets spayed and neutered when money has been an issue.

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ROCKINGHAM— Taking your dog or puppy to the Dog Days of Summer wash at the Richmond County Animal Shelter may help your furry friend, as well as other dogs who may need the services Richmond County Animal Advocates provide.

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