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ROCKINGHAM — Advocates of child safety in Richmond County say it takes the community, as a whole, coming together to help prevent abuse and provide care for victims.

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HAMLET — A man suspected in a death by distribution case made his first appearance in court Thursday.

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HAMLET — Police are asking for help locating a man they say is responsible for providing drugs that led to a fatal overdose last month.

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ROCKINGHAM — There have been no meth lab busts in Richmond County in the past two years, according to statistics from the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced that an average of nine North Carolinians died each day from a drug overdose in 2020, a 40% increase from the previous year.

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ROCKINGHAM — A man originally thought to have overdosed and had outstanding warrants was allegedly caught with meth over the weekend.

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RALEIGH —Programs that provide overdose prevention and syringe access are serving more people and potentially saving more lives, according to the 2020-2021 North Carolina Safer Syringe Initiative Annual Report released by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

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ROCKINGHAM — One hundred and sixty-seven purple and silver pinwheels spin in the breeze and shimmer in the sunlight in front of the Richmond County Department of Social Services.

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PINEHURST — More than 900 purple pinwheels will be spinning in Hoke, Moore, Montgomery, Richmond and Lee counties on August 31 as the Sandhills Opioid Response Consortium commemorates International Overdose Awareness Day. The event is the world’s largest annual campaign to end drug overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.  

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ROCKINGHAM — Many in Richmond County have known or either know of someone who is struggling with addiction; it is a stronghold, not easily broken.

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