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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 12:56

Arrest made in Dobbins Heights homicide

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Investigators have made an arrest in the murder of a teen found dead behind the community center two weeks ago.

RALEIGH — More money and iPads are coming to K-3 classrooms to bolster literacy instruction, but critics question the methods used to improve reading scores.

Monday, 19 August 2019 18:07

Hail included in Richmond County storm

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ROCKINGHAM — A thunderstorm moving across Richmond County brought strong winds, rain and hail Monday afternoon.

ROCKINGHAM — An Anson County man died Saturday following a motorcycle crash in Richmond County.

Monday, 19 August 2019 16:43

Hamlet Councilman Joe Robinson passes away

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HAMLET — Councilman Joe Robinson died following a medical emergency Monday afternoon, City Manager Jonathan Blanton confirmed.

WARNING: Parts of this story are graphic and may be unsettling to some readers.

NORMAN — A woman was killed early Sunday morning when she was hit by a tractor-trailer on the Interstate 73-74 bypass.

ELLERBE — A wreck involving a N.C. Forest Service truck has U.S. 220 Business shut down, according to the N.C. State Highway Patrol.

Monday, 19 August 2019 14:39

Wreck shuts down U.S. 220 north of Ellerbe

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ELLERBE — A wreck will have a northern Richmond County route shut down for several hours, according to first responders.

ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating a late-night robbery at a retail store last week.

RALEIGH — Uninsured small businesses in North Carolina could find another avenue toward getting health care via a bill on Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk.

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