HAMLET — Fifteen students completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Richmond Community College on Aug. 19 and have committed themselves to a career in law enforcement.

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RALEIGH — The future of smokable hemp in North Carolina remains unsettled, nearly a month after lawmakers last took it up.

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Local government leaders who lobbied to make police body camera video confidential might lack the stomach for secrecy when loose lips could land them behind bars. 

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"Online communities like 4chan and 8chan have become hotbeds of white nationalist activity," wrote the editors of the New York Times on Aug. 4 in the wake of a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. Then: "Law enforcement currently offers few answers as to how to contain these communities."

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 HAMLET — In a patriotic service to celebrate Richmond County's “everyday heroes,” Dr. Allison Farrah, pastor of First Baptist Church, led the congregation and choir to demonstrate appreciation for those who protect and serve the community on Sunday, July 14.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons on Tuesday presented certificates from the N.C. Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission to three deputies.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

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ROCKINGHAM — As investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jay and Terri Childers have seen their share of child abuse cases.

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HAMLET — With less than 48 hours before his retirement, outgoing Police Chief Scott Waters was honored by the community in the Depot’s rotunda Thursday afternoon.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:28

Waters retiring after 28 years with Hamlet PD

HAMLET — After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Hamlet Police Chief Scott Waters is stepping away from public service.

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