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HAMLET — Two days after Brooke Deegan graduated from Richmond Community College in May 2017, she went to work for Dawkins and Associates Insurance Agency in Rockingham, kicking off her career in accounting.

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ROCKINGHAM — Fire Chief Harold Isler said he could finally relax Thursday morning after N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the Rockingham Fire Department’s Insurance Services Office rating had increased from 3 to 2.

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HAMLET — Two Richmond County insurance agents are facing felony fraud charges after allegedly collecting more than $30,000 combined in commissions from applications with false information.

Published in Crime
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 14:57

February marks Earthquake Awareness Month

RALEIGH — North Carolina is not known for its earthquakes. Hurricanes, yes – but, the natural disaster that shakes the ground due to seismic waves coursing through earth’s rocks below is more prevalent on the West Coast — until recently.

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell is once again sounding the alarm on some nonprofit hospitals in the state, with a new report that shows low-income patients are being billed when they were eligible for charity care. This comes on the heels of a similar report released in October by Folwell, who oversees the State Health Plan for government employees, the largest health insurance plan in the state. 

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RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., today highlighted changes in federal law that make obtaining insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace more affordable and available to more than 100,000 additional people in the state.

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RALEIGH — A unanimous vote in the N.C. House means a "regulatory sandbox" bill is on its way to Gov. Roy Cooper. The new “sandbox” would waive certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services. 

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RALEIGH — A bill to establish a “regulatory sandbox” by waiving certain obstacles for a trial period for fast-emerging financial and insurance products and services is one step closer to becoming law. It cleared the Senate Commerce and Insurance Committee on Tuesday, Sep. 21.

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RALEIGH — The Senate is close to approving a trio of health care bills aimed at reducing costs and increasing transparency in the system.

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HAMLET — Many of Richmond County’s industries will see their insurance rates lowered following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

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