ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County government is looking for volunteers to help clean up the area.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored nationally for an initiative started last year to promote investments in multimodal transportation projects.

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 15:31

More accolades for NCDOT drone program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored by a national organization for its pioneering use of drones to respond to hurricanes and deliver medical supplies.

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TROY — People can start driving on the new Troy Bypass  a four-lane highway under construction for the past four years  for the first time next week.

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Thursday, 25 July 2019 15:17

NCDOT wants public input on drones

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback on the use of drones, which are quickly becoming an important part of the state’s transportation landscape. 

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RALEIGH — On a Tuesday in June, mothers who lost children to distracted driving took a minute to speak. The mothers stood alongside N.C. lawmakers, who are pushing for legislation requiring drivers to put down their phones.

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RALEIGH — The NC FIRST Commission, whose focus is to evaluate the state’s current and future transportation investment needs and strategies, will hold its second public meeting Friday.

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Tuesday, 09 July 2019 21:25

4 Richmond County roads get names

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday gave approval for the renaming of four roads along the U.S. 220-Interstate 73/74 corridor.

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JACKSONVILLE — The Marine Corps Air Station New River played host Monday to the annual North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program Statewide Fourth of July ‘Booze It & Lose it’ campaign, dubbed "Operation Firecracker."

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RALEIGH — To ensure the most efficient travel for North Carolina drivers over the July 4 holiday, the N.C. Department of Transportation will suspend most road construction projects that cause lane closures on major routes across the state.

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Covington, No. 1 Raiders cruis…

RALEIGH — The aura of Friday’s Week 4 non-conference finale for the Richmond Senior High School football team was nothing short of an early-season playoff atmosphere. Using the momentum from... Read more

COLUMN: Chappelle defeats ‘can…

It’s “cruelty,” Salon’s Melanie McFarland scolds. “Offensive in all the wrong ways,” wails Vice’s Patrick Marlborough. Most popularly — to repeat a charge several critics have lobbed — Dave Chappelle is “punching... Read more

18-wheeler runs into woods off…

ROCKINGHAM — Crews spent the better part of Friday night trying to pull an 18-wheeler out of the woods. Read more

'MATTer of Opinion' Sports Col…

Professional sports are comparable to any other type of entertainment. Read more

Fire suppression rating improv…

HOFFMAN —  Residents in the northeastern section of the county should see their homeowner’s insurance decrease following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of... Read more

1 charged, 1 cited after gun, …

HAMLET — A father and son, who both have pending charges, had more added Friday morning following a traffic stop. Read more

Hamlet Police Department hires…

HAMLET — Two new officers will be patrolling the streets after being added to the roster this week. Read more

COLUMN: Keeping it in the fami…

When my neighbor, Steve Allen, got home from his last day of school in 1956, he was surprised at what was parked in his yard. Seems his Dad, Mr. Tom... Read more

COLUMN: When browsing for old …

I get bored pretty easily. When I do, I have a few go-to things that I do when I get bored.  Read more

The Richmond County Rescue Squad will be the site for Adrenaline Pro Wrestling's show this Saturday night to help the rescue squad raise money to put towards replacing equipment after... Read more