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RALEIGH — COVID-19 and the ongoing fallout from the pandemic will likely dominate the 2021-22 session of the General Assembly. On tap for lawmakers is crafting a new budget for the biennium plus drawing new legislative and congressional maps for the next decade based on fresh census data.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, state health secretary, took a decidedly political tone in a COVID-19 news conference Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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HAMLET — Richmond County students are tentatively scheduled to return to classes the first week of February.

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RALIEGH — Transmission of the COVID-19 virus has been “extremely limited” in public schools that have reopened in North Carolina, a team of researchers from Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill have found.

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ROCKINGHAM — Working with the Richmond County Health Department, FirstHealth of the Carolinas launched Operation FirstShot Monday morning at Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond.  

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WILSON — Former Governor Jim Hunt, Mrs. Carolyn Hunt, Washington County Commissioner Julius Walker, Jr., and Rep. Shelly Willingham, D-23, were among North Carolina’s 75 and older population to receive the first of the two-part COVID-19 vaccine (Wednesday) at the Wilson County Health Department.

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Thursday, 07 January 2021 17:11

UNCP delays start of spring semester

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings announced today that the university will delay the start of its Spring 2021 semester by two weeks for most students.

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ROCKINGHAM —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced last week an updated vaccination plan that aligns with new federal recommendations. The next phase of vaccinations will open in groups, starting with Phase 1B - Group 1: anyone 75 years or older regardless of medical condition or living situation. 

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ROCKINGHAM — A national video chain is closing all of its locations across the nation, including one in Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department and FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital Richmond Campus are working with individuals throughout Richmond County who qualify for the COVID Vaccine under Phase 1a of the COVID Vaccine Distribution Plan for North Carolina. 

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