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ROCKINGHAM — Although a verbal commitment had already been made, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an interlocal agreement between the county and municipalities.

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HAMLET — For the third time in five years, there will be no fireworks exploding over the Seaboard City.

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HAMLET — It is time for spring baseball to be allowed to resume in Hamlet, the City Council decided at its meeting Tuesday. 

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ROCKINGHAM — County and municipal leaders are “opening a dialogue” to try to come to common ground regarding the method of sales tax distribution.

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Monday, 15 February 2021 12:02

OPINION: Sales tax hike is unneeded

When North Carolina Democrats are in power, their go-to source of new revenue is to raise sales taxes.

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ROCKINGHAM — The city’s finances received a relatively clean bill of health from CPA Ken Anderson during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting.

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ROCKINGHAM — City Council members begrudgingly voted Tuesday night to adopt the city’s annual budget for the next fiscal year, which includes the first property tax increase in two decades.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Richmond County's newest municipality will have raise its property tax for the first time ever.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s local governments face a grim financial future. Tyrrell County may offer a sobering preview.

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ROCKINGHAM — One Richmond County Commissioner has come up with a potential compromise in a situation that has pitted the county government against all six municipalities in recent weeks.

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