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ROCKINGHAM — One of the three men hoping to be listed as a candidate for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners on the November ballot is out of the race.

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ROCKINGHAM — With one more Democratic candidate joining the race for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners, a party primary will now be required.

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RALEIGH — Action on a petition from university faculty asking for mandatory vaccines for college students would be premature, the state health department says. The petition asks for the implementation of COVID-19 jabs as an immunization requirement for all N.C. college students who are 17 years old or entering 12th grade. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court has thrown out a lawsuit against owners of an Orange County quarry. Chief Justice Paul Newby’s opinion in the case focuses attention on the fundamental importance of the right to petition government.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:09

OPINION: What happened to 'We The People?'

"The will of the people has been heard," said President Joe Biden in his inaugural address on Jan. 20, "and the will of the people has been heeded." Later in the speech, Biden told us that "the American story" depends on "'We the People' who seek a more perfect union."

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ROCKINGHAM — A petition to dismiss the director of the Richmond County Animal Shelter has met more than half of its goal of desired signatures.

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Tuesday, 04 February 2020 20:51

Richmond County declared Second Amendment sanctuary

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond is the latest North Carolina county to become a Second Amendment Sanctuary.

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ROCKINGHAM — Joe Ward knows firsthand about the issues that come with gun confiscation.

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