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A little over two years ago, this leading lady came out of her local government leadership retirement and rejoined the Hamlet City Council on March 10, 2020.

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HAMLET — Nearly 30 years ago, 25 people lost their lives in the worst industrial disaster in North Carolina history: the Imperial Foods fire.

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ROCKINGHAM — Tommy Jarrell didn’t know much about public health when he applied for the Richmond County health director position in 1991 — a job he has held since, and will until May 27.

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ROCKINGHAM — It’s been  more than 30 years since Wayne Covington received a call from Vernon McKinnon to ask if he wanted to try being a firefighter.

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