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RALEIGH — State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, is throwing his support behind a 2% pension supplement for retirees of local governments.   

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be bringing new career training opportunities to Scotland County this spring with its own truck driver training program.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s fiscal health is improving, according to the audit report presented to the Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening.

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RALEIGH — A state senator is drawing attention to the new N.C. state budget's measures to fight human trafficking.

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RALEIGH—The Tar Heel State’s budget for the new biennium includes $100 million in supplemental pay for public school teachers in some of the state’s smallest, poorest counties. 

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Tuesday, 23 November 2021 13:41

New N.C. budget expands school choice

RALEIGH — Many North Carolinians breathed a sigh of relief last week when the GOP-led legislature and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper came to terms on a budget for the new biennium. School choice advocates were among them and have plenty to celebrate in the new spending plan.

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Monday, 22 November 2021 14:23

How inflation may gobble up Thanksgiving budgets

RALEIGH — As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, many of us will give thanks for the chance to spend time with family and friends, and for the indulgent meal. But inflation will take the first bite, making Thanksgiving 2021 the most expensive in history.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is in line to receive more than $32 million in appropriations with the passage of the state budget.

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Thursday, 18 November 2021 16:20

Cooper signs first budget as governor

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday, Nov. 18, signed the $25.9 billion budget plan into law. It's the first budget from the General Assembly that Cooper has signed since taking office in 2017.

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ROCKINGHAM — Pending the passage of the state budget, Richmond County’s late sheriff will be memorialized on a local bridge.

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