ROCKINGHAM — Nearly two weeks after the members of the Richmond County Board of Elections were appointed, a chairman has finally been announced.

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While North Carolina has become more accommodating to those outside the two-party paradigm, with the recent recognition of the Green and Constitution parties, third-party and unaffiliated voters are still getting the shaft.

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ALBEMARLE — Joshua Jesus Flores, a candidate for District 66 of the North Carolina House of Representatives, was scheduled to appear in Stanly County Superior Court on multiple charges on Monday, Jan. 28.

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Moss announces intent to run for NC House

ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County Republican has announced his intent to run for a state seat long held by Democrats.

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ELLERBE — One young Richmond County Republican is looking to get his foot in the political door by eyeing a state seat.

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ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District could be left without representation in Washington for a undetermined amount of time.

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ROCKINGHAM - Two high-profile state Democrats have several questions they’d like Mark Harris to answer regarding the alleged Bladen County ballot harvesting in the 9th Congressional District race.

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ROCKINGHAM — Mark Harris says he was unaware of any wrongdoing and is cooperating with an investigation that’s holding up his certification as the next representative for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.

Harris broke his week-long silence in a video statement Friday afternoon.

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ROCKINGHAM — Democrat Dan McCready has withdrawn his concession in the 9th Congressional District race amid allegations of voting irregularities in Bladen County during last month’s election.

McCready took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to announce his decision.

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ROCKINGHAM — The race for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District has officially come to an end.

Democrat Dan McCready conceded to Republican Mark Harris late Wednesday afternoon, following a tight election that left McCready fewer than 2,000 votes behind.

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Raider Baseball Season Preview…

ROCKINGHAM — Despite all of the recent rain, the Richmond Senior High School baseball field is in pretty good shape. Matching nicely to the carpet of plush green grass was... Read more

6 accused in regional break-in…

LAURINBURG — Investigators in Scotland County have arrested three men and are looking for three others they say are responsible for a recent regional crime spree. Read more

State elections board orders n…

RALEIGH — The Rev. Mark Harris has thrown in the towel on his hopes of going to Congress. He called for a new election in the 9th U.S. Congressional District... Read more

Quality Oil secures $5k grant …

ROCKINGHAM — A planned treatment center for women with substance abuse issues is one step closer to becoming a reality. Read more

Second redistricting reform bi…

RALEIGH — A bipartisan group of state lawmakers Thursday introduced the second of what may be several measures to reform North Carolina’s redistricting process. Read more

Dr. Cathy Lee Arcuino to lead …

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is committed to providing a global environment for students and faculty.  Read more

COLUMN: Homeschoolers: Guilty …

My 8-year-old daughter and I recently read about the Salem Witch Trials. She had heard about Salem from a friend who visited the nearby town during its popular Halloween festivities... Read more

FirstHealth recognized by NCHA…

RALEIGH — FirstHealth of the Carolinas was honored this week by The North Carolina Healthcare Association with NCHA’s inaugural Healthier Communities Award. The newly-created award recognizes collaborative work by an NCHA... Read more

Interpretations of the eye: Lo…

ROCKINGHAM — Arts Richmond opened its doors Tuesday to welcome the public as it hosted the open-house viewing of the Richmond County Photography Group’s seventh annual photo exhibit. Read more