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BOONE — Rampant inflation, supply chain issues, and the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t dampening the Christmas spirit at the international Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse.

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ROCKINGHAM — The parking lot of Freedom Baptist Church was temporarily turned into a loading zone Monday morning as churches from across two counties picked up food boxes to distribute in their communities.

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ROCKINGHAM — Volunteers are wanted this week to assist in building a home for a single mother with three children.

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HAMLET — North Carolina is now in Phase II of the re-opening process, and many are anxious to return to their normal places of worship. Richmond Community College and the Small Business Center will be assisting local churches and places of worship in reopening in a safe manner. 

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RALEIGH — The COVID-19 outbreak can’t be an excuse to outlaw most indoor worship services in North Carolina, a federal judge ruled Saturday, May 16.

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RALEIGH — A growing number of N.C. sheriffs won’t enforce Gov. Roy Cooper’s restrictions against indoor worship services as outlined in his latest executive order.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is urging churches to follow restrictions prohibiting indoor services, but acknowledges law enforcement officers’ leeway in choosing what to enforce.

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RALEIGH — A collection of churches filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, May 14, challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order banning mass gatherings, a move that has severely limited indoor worship services.

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In the age of COVID-19, is pushing a shopping cart really safer than holding a hymnal? 

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