RALEIGH — It’s been more than a decade since 22 people with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office were ousted because of rampant corruption.

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PINEHURST— Driven by a shared goal that “all pathways will lead to freedom and survival from opioid addiction and dependence in the Sandhills region,” a partnership of more than 25 health and human services organizations in Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, Moore and Richmond counties recently won a $1 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration to implement activities to address opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery. 

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GARNER — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program and law enforcement officers are urging people to buckle up during one of the deadliest weekends for travelers.|

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RALEIGH — Smokable hemp continues to stall lawmakers trying to pass the farm bill.

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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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RALEIGH — The future of smokable hemp in North Carolina remains unsettled, nearly a month after lawmakers last took it up.

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Local government leaders who lobbied to make police body camera video confidential might lack the stomach for secrecy when loose lips could land them behind bars. 

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"Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity," wrote the editors of the New York Times on Aug. 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: "Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities."

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 HAMLET — In a patriotic service to celebrate Richmond County's “everyday heroes,” Dr. Allison Farrah, pastor of First Baptist Church, led the congregation and choir to demonstrate appreciation for those who protect and serve the community on Sunday, July 14.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons on Tuesday presented certificates from the N.C. Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission to three deputies.

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