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ROCKINGHAM — Three area gospel groups are coming together this weekend for a benefit concert to help a local fireman.

ROCKINGHAM — Voters in the 9th Congressional District could learn as soon as next Monday who will be officially vying for a seat left vacant for the past three months in the U.S. House of Representatives.

RALEIGH — As North Carolina’s population ages, and demands for health care rise, nurses need the freedom to do more.

ROCKINGHAM — The five members of the newly appointed Richmond County Board of Elections have a challenging year ahead of them.

ROCKINGHAM — Pending approval from his colleagues in the General Assembly, Rep. Ken Goodman will be soon stepping down and into another role.

PEMBROKE — UNC-Pembroke is officially designated a Voter-Friendly Campus. The initiative, led by national nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education), held participating institutions accountable for planning and implementing practices that encourage their students to register and vote in the 2018 elections and in the coming years.

RALEIGH — A collection of House Republicans on Thursday, Feb. 28, introduced House Bill 241, which would place a $1.9-billion school construction bond on the March 2020 primary ballot.

RALEIGH — The handoff of the state-operated single-payer Medicaid program to a private managed care system won’t provide taxpayers any immediate relief.

HAMLET — A first-year recognition award was presented Wednesday to Chief Michael Scott Waters of the Hamlet Police Department.

Thursday, 28 February 2019 18:04

Man facing break-in, burglary charges in 2 states

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LAURINBURG — The fifth of six suspects wanted for multiple crimes spanning at least five counties in two states has been apprehended.

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