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North Carolina’s newest law enforcers won’t be sworn to protect and serve. They’ll be unarmed, and instead of badges, their uniforms will feature name tags from supermarkets, fast-food restaurants and big-box stores. 

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Plaza will soon be losing a large tenant.

J.C. Penney announced Thursday the Rockingham location would be one of the 154 stores closing as part of a “store optimization strategy” after filing for bankruptcy protection last month, according to Market Watch.

Published in Local News

In the age of COVID-19, is pushing a shopping cart really safer than holding a hymnal? 

Published in Opinion
Friday, 17 January 2020 01:45

Tri-City rebrands to honor founder Claude Smith

HAMLET — After more than a half-century as Tri-City, Inc., the Richmond County real estate development company has changed its name to honor its founder and family patriarch, the late Claude Felton Smith Jr.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — This summer, a Canadian grocery store took the war on plastic bags to the next level.

Published in Local News