Displaying items by tag: criminal justice

HAMLET – Chad Haywood and Jimmy Collins are no strangers to Richmond Community College. Not only are they graduates of the college, but they also have chosen similar career paths and have been friends since 2013.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College and N.C. A&T State University have created new pathways to make it easier and more affordable for students to earn bachelor degrees in marketing and criminal justice.

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There’s no doubt that when it comes to the generation of wealth and innovation, the market economy is one of the great inventions of modern human history.Legitimate arguments can and must be had about how much longer humans can keep up the pace of economic growth to which they’ve become accustomed; as Duke University scholar Dirk Phillipsen points out, it’s literally impossible for economic growth to continue its exponential ascent. But it’s also true that, right now for billions of humans, life is longer and easier than ever before and that this is thanks in large part to the market.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court split 4-3 today (Friday) while ruling against defendants in a pair of cases involving satellite-based monitoring of convicted sex offenders.

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RALEIGH — An omnibus criminal justice reform bill is on the verge of heading to Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk after clearing the N.C. House in a nearly unanimous 100-2 vote on Wednesday, Aug. 18.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Sheriff’s Office detective James Hamby, who also served in the Marines, is about to graduate with his first, and certainly not his last, college degree. Hamby is among the “Rising Star” December graduates of Richmond Community College.

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HAMLET — Jacqueline Brown of Hamlet always knew that she wanted to take the Criminal Justice career path. 

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RALEIGH — The turmoil surrounding COVID-19 derailed much of the work the General Assembly had done before the pandemic. Battles over redistricting reform, tax relief, teacher pay, and hemp legislation disappeared from the headlines.

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RALEIGH — The State Board of Community Colleges clashed over spending more than $100,000 on police training as community colleges brace for what could be an unprecedented spike in enrollment.

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ROCKINGHAM — Courtroom B of the Richmond County Judicial Center was standing-room only Wednesday afternoon, but the occasion wasn’t a high-profile murder case.

Instead, Dawn Layton, who used to prosecute murder cases, was ceremonially sworn in as a superior court judge.

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