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PEMBROKE — Hal Davis spent the better part of three decades on stage, performing in more than 70 professional productions.  

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Student Body President Dana Hunt-Locklear has been elected as co-chair of the Student Body Presidents Council for the UNC Association of Student Governments. 

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ROCKINGHAM — COVID-related hospitalizations of Richmond County residents hit a near-record high Wednesday.

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PEMBROKE — Enrollment has hit an all-time high as more students choose UNC Pembroke as their college of choice. The upward trend comes as the Office of Admissions overcame challenges with limited campus visitors and travel restrictions due to the pandemic. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Two more Richmond County residents have died due to complications from COVID-19, according to the Health Department.

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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 20:37

Rockingham, Hamlet, RCC offering vaccine incentives

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s two largest municipalities and the community college are offering financial incentives to employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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DURHAM — With kids and college students back in class again, many adults are contemplating whether or not they should go back to school to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree. WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the accredited online Western Governors University, has announced that it is offering up to $50,000 in Back to School Scholarships for busy adults who wish to further their education.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeing a sharp increase in COVID-19 clusters among school sports teams. For the period between July 1 and Sept. 2, 2021, clusters among school sports teams accounted for 45% of all clusters in North Carolina middle and high schools, despite most school sports activities not beginning until August as schools began the fall semester. School sports teams are urged to follow NCDHHS guidance for youth sports. 

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Wednesday, 08 September 2021 11:20

Alleged bomb threat reported at Richmond Senior High

ROCKINGHAM — Officials at Richmond Senior High School took an “increased safety measure” Wednesday morning after a report of an uncorroborated bomb threat.

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HAMLET — Despite some parental protestations, the Richmond County Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously voted to keep its mask mandate in place.

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