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CNN has pulled the plug on its streaming service, CNN+, less than a month after it launched. It is scheduled to shut down on April 30. Warner Bros. Discovery, CNN’s new parent company, made the decision.

Published in Local News

Today we honor a local leading lady that was once referred to as the “Queen Bee,” the mother of all reporters, the moral compass of the newsroom — Hamlet native, Catherine Monk. 

Published in Lifestyle
Thursday, 27 January 2022 13:05

OPINION: Propganda and Republican hypocrisy

Republican Twitter pundits are all aghast at WRAL owner Jim Goodmon’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech in Rocky Mount. Goodmon criticized Republicans for failing our schools, extreme gerrymandering, and leaving so many North Carolinians without medical coverage in the midst of a pandemic. They say Goodmon cost his media company its credibility. Cry me a river. 

Published in Opinion

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke graduate Octavia Johnson was among 21 students nationwide selected to participate in the 2021 National Association of Black Journalists Student Multimedia Project. 

Published in Lifestyle

To the editor:

Trust in facts is a cornerstone of American democracy. Disinformation and distrust of the media have been major contributors to our socially, politically and economically polarized society.

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM —  Two local journalists have been charged with contempt of court for reportedly violating a standing judicial order barring recording devices.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Award-winning journalist William R. Toler has been named managing editor of the Richmond Observer.

Toler, who joined the RO staff in late August, replaces Chuck Craven, who will stay on as senior writer.

Published in Local News

HAMLET -- Announced Monday afternoon by Richmond County Schools public information officer Briana Goins, RCS will operate on a two-hour delay schedule as the effects of Hurricane Irma move into the region overnight Monday into Tuesday morning.

Published in Local News

FAYETTEVILLE -- As strong severe storms wreaked havoc across the Sandhills region Friday, the Richmond Senior High School football team will have to wait to try and redeem its 38-13 loss to No. 1 4AA powerhouse Wake Forest High School.

Published in Local Sports

RICHMOND COUNTY – In a week that has seen the powerful demonstrations of Mother Nature devastate several regions across the country, residents of Richmond County experienced their own “perfect storm” late Friday afternoon and early evening. 

Published in Local News
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