ROCKINGHAM — The owners of a dog or group of dogs that attack a person could face criminal charges if a bill filed by state Sen. Tom McInnis makes it through the General Assembly.

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ROCKINGHAM — A pair of pit bulls responsible for mauling a young girl last week will be put down, according to county officials.

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To the editor:

Due to the recent events that have taken place with a child being mauled (not bitten or snapped at) I've noticed an outrage against bully breeds.

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ROCKINGHAM — A young girl is in a hospital and two dogs are under quarantine in the Richmond County Animal Shelter following an attack Wednesday afternoon.

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