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CORDOVA — The party responsible for leaving a shattered mirror near a Richmond County creek bank could face more than seven years of bad luck — if their identity was known.

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CORDOVA — If you happen to see a soldier in the U.S. Army’s new service uniform, you may be surprised to know it got its start in Richmond County.

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CORDOVA — A team of volunteers from von Drehle spent an hour Thursday morning cleaning up the neighborhood.

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CORDOVA ― A Richmond County company is one of 10 recipients of awards from the North Carolina Special Olympics.

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CORDOVA — Although separated by 800 miles, two groups of firefighters formed a camaraderie in the midst of Hurricane Florence.

A FEMA-credentialed swiftwater task force comprised of firefighters from several departments in New Hampshire made the drive to Richmond County last week to work with Cordova Fire and Rescue.

“People have come up to help us in the past, so we’re just returning the favor,” said Patrick Laforge of the Goffstown Fire Department said Monday while waiting to try Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue at the East Rockingham Fire Department.

Joining Laforge from Goffstown was Chris Couturier as well as: Keith Folsom, Jon Strong and Capt. Ben Selleck from the Bedford Fire Department; Jeff Chickering, Dustin Holmes and Brad Keay from the Keene Fire Department; Tom Defina and Mike Meehan from the Manchester Fire Department; Cal Weichert and Darren Schriever from the Amherst Fire Department; and Garrett Meador and Chad McCarthy from the Conway and North Conway Fire Departments, respectively.

Although they weren’t needed much in Richmond County, last Sunday night they rescued more than 30 people from homes and cars in Laurinburg as the parts of the city began to flood.

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CORDOVA – What could have easily been a horrific tragedy was miraculously minimal Thursday morning after a Cordova Middle School student was struck by a car on Ledbetter Street near the 8th Street intersection.

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CORDOVA – At 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Richmond County Emergency Services dispatched Cordova Fire Rescue to an outdoor fire at 604 Isom Nichols Road in Cordova.

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Hamlet Middle Batters Cordova, Takes Both Games of Doubleheader


CORDOVA – The Hamlet Lady Red Rams went on the road Thursday and swept the Cordova Cavaliers in a double header 2-0, 2-0.

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HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s longtime partnership with the International Textile Group (ITG) continues to grow, as the College will be providing $33,843 in state-funded training for 70 employees. Some of the training will include operation of new equipment the Cordova plant is purchasing for increased efficiency in its production lines.

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CORDOVA — On Tuesday evening an unexpected hailstorm made its way through Cordova.


The National Weather Service issued a Flashflood Warning for Richmond County around 7:30p.m. This was followed by heavy rain and a hailstorm in the Cordova area that lasted for only a matter of minutes; however, the damage left in its wake has residents questioning if the storm was something more.

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