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  • Photo courtesy of NCDEQ
                                This picture shows an example of a row of pyrolysis kilns that will be used to produce biochar in a similar setup to what will be used by ITD.
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    Residents question state officials on new industry

    RALEIGH — Local residents and officials were able to ask questions of representatives of The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality on Monday regarding the permit application by International Tie Disposal, which hopes to open a biochar production plant on Marks Creek Church Road outside Hamlet.

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  • North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks during a press briefing on the COVID-19 virus, vaccination efforts, winter storms and schools reopening on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at the Emergency Operations Center in Raleigh, N.C.
                                 Robert Willett | AP Photo
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    Cooper vetoes bill that would force K-12 schools to reopen

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday rejected a bill that would compel the state’s 115 K-12 public school districts to reopen with at least partial in-person instruction, while also allowing parents the option of keeping their kids learning remotely.

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  • Local officials, along with company administrators, break ground on the site of Global Packaging’s new warehouse.
                                 Neel Madhavan | Daily Journal
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    Global Packaging breaks ground on new warehouse facility

    HAMLET — At the entrance to the Marks Creek Industrial Park off Cheraw Road in Hamlet, there once stood a dilapidated, rusted down structure for Tartan Yachts. Now, the old structure has been torn down and the 10-acre site is being re-developed into a new warehouse for Global Packaging.

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  • Daily Journal file photo
                                Dr. Gretchen Arnoczy after getting her first dose of the vaccine in December 2020.
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    Here’s what you can expect after your vaccination

    ROCKINGHAM — As COVID-19 vaccines have become more widely available in Richmond County and residents have been getting the second, more effective dose, many people are experiencing side effects that range from localized pain at the site of the shot to a fever.

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