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LAURINBURG — After returning from a pandemic-induced hiatus in 2020, and a five-month postponement in 2021, the 36th edition of the Scotland Regional Hospice golf tournament nearly set a new fundraising record. 

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ROCKINGHAM — A disc golf tournament last weekend raised around $1,500 to benefit the Richmond County Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s biker community rolled out from the Hide-A-Way Tavern on Saturday to benefit one of their own: the bar’s owner.

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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale Folwell is once again sounding the alarm on some nonprofit hospitals in the state, with a new report that shows low-income patients are being billed when they were eligible for charity care. This comes on the heels of a similar report released in October by Folwell, who oversees the State Health Plan for government employees, the largest health insurance plan in the state. 

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DURHAM — The city of Durham is set to give monthly checks worth $500 to 115 formerly incarcerated people. The move is part of a nationwide basic income experiment, primarily bankrolled by Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey.

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CHARLOTTE — Yuri Lopez was orphaned at the age of two and spent her childhood shifting between 14 orphanages in Honduras. But her life was transformed one Christmas when she received a shoebox filled with gifts from the North Carolina-based international Christian ministry Samaritan’s Purse. That’s when she “experienced hope for the very first time.”

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ROCKINGHAM — The penalties against a longtime NASCAR driver and his crew chief for violating a testing rule at Rockingham Speedway will stand.

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ROCKINGHAM — A veteran NASCAR driver is facing a fine from NASCAR after the sanctioning body accused him of testing at Rockingham Speedway.

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BOONE — Rampant inflation, supply chain issues, and the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t dampening the Christmas spirit at the international Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse.

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