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RALEIGH — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons is one of 23 people appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday to the North Carolina Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice.

HAMLET — Following a closed session Thursday, the Richmond County Board of Education approved the hiring of 12 new teachers and one teacher assistant.

HAMLET — How and where Richmond County students will be learning this year is still up in the air as school officials wait on Gov. Roy Cooper.

ROCKINGHAM — The number of positive COVID-19 cases has risen each day this week, with 10 being reported on Thursday.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today issued a Request For Proposals for an initiative that will send up to 250 Community Health Workers to historically underserved areas with high COVID-19 caseloads.

RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration in alerting consumers of adverse health effects associated with methanol-contaminated hand sanitizers.

Thursday, 09 July 2020 15:07

Rockingham Council cancels July meeting

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ROCKINGHAM — One Richmond County municipal board is canceling it’s July meeting.

RALEIGH — A N.C. Business Court judge is working through several cases against Gov. Roy Cooper from business owners seeking to reopen.

RALEIGH — Tensions between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and some Republican members of the Council of State surfaced again. This time over virtual meetings.

ROCKINGHAM — As Election Day draws closer, the Richmond County Board of Elections has to figure out where to set up for one-stop early voting.

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