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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Travis Bohman was presented by Sheriff James Clemmons with both his Intermediate and Advanced Law Enforcement certificates Friday morning.

ROCKINGHAM — A woman was recently charged under a new law that holds those who sell illegal drugs responsible in the case of the buyer’s death.

ROCKINGHAM — A man was arrested Thursday, charged in shooting earlier this month.

RALEIGH — With the 2020 primary election quickly approaching, the State Board of Elections is mailing a postcard to every residential household in the state — about 4.7 million in all — reminding voters that photo ID is not required for the 2020 primary election.

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of suspicious fires at the same address have led to an investigation by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Thursday, 23 January 2020 22:45

Bishop makes stops in Richmond County

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ROCKINGHAM — Four months after taking office, U.S. Rep. Dan Bishop spent the day in Richmond County.

HAMLET — Last week, Chief Tommy McMasters welcomed a veteran officer into his department and this week promoted another.

Thursday, 23 January 2020 15:49

Richmond Community Theatre hosting Improv night

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ROCKINGHAM — Anything can happen when actors improvise.

Thursday, 23 January 2020 15:27

Controlled burns near Hoffman lead to smoky skies

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ROCKINGHAM — The smell and sight of smoky skies have many people — including crews with the Rockingham Fire Department — wondering: Where’s the fire?

ROCKINGHAM — With less than a month to go in its annual fundraising campaign, the United Way of Richmond County has only reached about 71 percent of its goal.

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