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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper was vague in explaining why he delayed an announcement about how and when schools will start classes.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper. The Republican Forest and the Democrat Cooper face each other in the 2020 gubernatorial election.

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell is demanding Gov. Roy Cooper waive executive orders that ban citizen-owned utilities from charging customers for services. Folwell plans to put the issue to a vote at the next Council of State meeting July 7.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order requiring face masks made North Carolina businesses responsible for enforcement. But they weren’t given directions about how to comply until the order had taken effect. 

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s order mandating face coverings puts businesses in the precarious position of enforcing the law, some legal experts say. 

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Friday, 26 June 2020 19:42

COLUMN: Cooper's mask order has no teeth

On Wednesday, June 24, Gov. Roy Cooper issued yet another executive order related to the COVID-19 pandemic, mandating that North Carolinans wear face coverings for at least the next three weeks.

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RALEIGH — Legislators debated past the midnight hour Thursday into Friday on yet another bill that would allow gyms and fitness centers to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North Carolina’s newest law enforcers won’t be sworn to protect and serve. They’ll be unarmed, and instead of badges, their uniforms will feature name tags from supermarkets, fast-food restaurants and big-box stores. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House failed to override a veto on a bill to reopen gyms and bars Wednesday, June 24, sealing the fate of hundreds of businesses around the state.

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ROCKINGHAM — North Carolinans will be required to wear face coverings when out in public and getting “back to normal” will take a little longer.

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NCHSAA cancels second mandator…

CHAPEL HILL  — It may not seem like it in many areas across the state, but the North Carolina High School Athletic Association lifted its athletic dead period on June... Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — As Richmond County residents celebrated Independence Day with their own fireworks this weekend, there were several incidents that resulted in fire crews being called out. Read more

Fire destroys mobile home near…

HAMLET — Two Richmond County fire departments responded to a mobile home fire in East Rockingham late Sunday morning. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Playing just three of Richmond Senior High School’s nearly 20 regular-season baseball games this spring wasn’t what Dallas Cowick had in mind. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM  — Benny Parsons would celebrate his 79th birthday next Sunday, and although the late NASCAR driver passed away in 2007, his legend lives on. Read more

Man goes live on Facebook whil…

HAMLET — A passerby driving down Boyd Lake Road around midday Sunday stopped to put out a porch fire. Read more

VIDEO: Remembering Coach Jason…

HAMLET — After a successful series honoring former Richmond Senior High School teacher and coach Jason Norton, the Richmond Observer is proud to announce it will be featuring more tribute... Read more

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