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PEMBROKE — Two Richmond County leaders were recognized Thursday night with awards from the Lumber River Council of Governments.

HAMLET — Heavy rains expected over the next 24 hours has led to the cancellation of a Christmas tradition.

RALEIGH — Quoting a Dr. Seuss character, a panel of 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges vacated a vital U.S. Forest Service permit developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline need to continue work on the 604-mile natural gas transmission line from West Virginia to North Carolina. The matter was returned to the Forest Service for further review.

HAMLET — Dakota Honeycutt is getting the best of both worlds. Not only is she getting the majority of her college education for free, she is also getting work experience in her area of study and getting paid for it.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is one of two state colleges recently acknowledged by a civil rights organization for bringing its policies in line with the Constitution.

ROCKINGHAM - Two high-profile state Democrats have several questions they’d like Mark Harris to answer regarding the alleged Bladen County ballot harvesting in the 9th Congressional District race.

RALEIGH — Once again lawmakers would require a primary if the state elections board calls for a new election in the 9th Congressional District after they scrapped the provision yesterday during a committee meeting.

ROCKINGHAM — Investigators are taking to social media to help find an alleged thief.

ROCKINGHAM ― A group of past and present elected officials in two counties are once again banding together to help Pee Dee-area children have a happy Christmas.

RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers unveiled a new bill at a Tuesday, Dec. 11 news conference which would return the Bipartisan Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement to two separate boards after years of court battles over the merger. And then they made a major change while the bill was in committee.

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