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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Maples rolled up to Therafirm just before 9 a.m. Tuesday and left with more than 16,000 face masks for students and staff.

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HAMLET — A Richmond County textile company is donating more than 15,000 masks to the school system to help keep students and staff safe when classes start back next month amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Wednesday, 08 July 2020 12:06

COLUMN: Law and disorder

Republicans are beside themselves with anger over the illegal toppling of Confederate monuments and the failure of Democrats like Gov. Roy Cooper stopping them. They railed against the lawlessness of the mobs invading cities. Donald Trump tweeted “LAW AND ORDER!” to signify his disdain for the protesters. Now, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is introducing a bill that would withhold federal funds from states that don’t defend monuments, including those to the Confederacy. 

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order requiring face masks made North Carolina businesses responsible for enforcement. But they weren’t given directions about how to comply until the order had taken effect. 

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper’s order mandating face coverings puts businesses in the precarious position of enforcing the law, some legal experts say. 

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ROCKINGHAM — State health officials are “absolutely in discussion right now” as to the possibility of making face-mask wearing mandatory.

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