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Friday, 18 September 2020 17:24

Rockingham man charged in April shooting

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ROCKINGHAM — A man is out on bail after being charged in an April shooting incident.

Friday, 18 September 2020 17:01

Hamlet traffic stop leads to meth trafficking charge

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HAMLET — Police say they found more than 30 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop this week.

PEMBROKE — Now more than ever, effective leadership is playing a pivotal role at college campuses across the country. This fall, long-time board member Patrick Corso of Southern Pines takes the helm as the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the university, filling a critical leadership role. 

WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program will begin Sept. 21 and run through Dec. 11, 2020. 

RALEIGH — Unions won a new stronghold in North Carolina. Patients will pay the price, some critics say.

RALEIGH — School districts can allow elementary grade students to return to the classroom next month, Gov. Roy Cooper announced during a Sept. 17 news conference, but middle and high school students won’t have the same opportunity.

HAMLET — Tristan and Nolan Chavis hadn’t seen their dad, Gary, in nearly a year and a half — until Wednesday night.

HAMLET — Richmond County residents are encouraged to visit the Seaboard City tomorrow for Food Truck Friday on Main.

HAMLET — Live entertainment is coming back to Richmond Community College’s Cole Auditorium.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has received five years of funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to partner with Federally Qualified Health Centers to increase colorectal cancer screenings, particularly among underserved communities in North Carolina.

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