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RALEIGH — Months after a baby formula shortage started, 78,000 pounds of infant formula arrived from Europe Sunday night by military transport plane. It is the first of several flights planned in "Operation Fly Formula" ordered by the Biden administration, but it comes after months of shortages that have led to hoarding, empty shelves, and near panic as parents across the country try to feed their infants. Current data show that North Carolina's formula stock rate is nearly half of the normal level. One can of powdered formula lasts about four days for an average infant feeding schedule.

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SOUTHERN PINES — A Richmond County business leader has been honored for his achievements by a publication in a neighboring county.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Food King project comes closer to completion with the approval of a flooring contract with a local builder.

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ROCKINGHAM — C.F. Smith Property Group on Thursday finally announced the third tenant coming to its latest Richmond County retail development.

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ROCKINGHAM — A sub sandwich chain is coming to the area as part of a trio of businesses in a new small retail center.

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RALEIGH — If you are checking your list twice this week, small businesses across the state are ready for you to stop by. With national supply chain problems plaguing online retailers, small brick and mortars say that last minute gifts are on their shelves, giving them an edge over online retailers.

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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 12:10

OPINION: Liquor business should be private

North Carolina governments shouldn’t be in the liquor business. Two recent stories illustrate this story well.

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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. 

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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.

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

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