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Two wanted for attempted first degree murder

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Police Department has arrested two suspects following their involvement in an attempted murder and robbery on South Skipper Street on May 23.

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Wildlife Commission announces 2022 wild turkey harvest totals

RALEIGH Results from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s 2022 Wild Turkey Harvest Summary report shows that hunters statewide recorded 20,576 birds harvested statewide in 2022, including 1,777 birds that were taken during youth season. The total falls short of the past two years’ record-breaking totals, however it remains strong compared to totals prior to 2020.

The Leon Levine Foundation awards Samaritan Colony with grants totaling $175,000

ROCKINGHAM — The Leon Levine Foundation has awarded Samaritan Colony two separate grants totaling $175,000.

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Maddie Dunn playing soccer at Rockingham Parks and Rec

Global to local: Youth leadership and cultural camp launches in Morven

MORVEN — This summer, Dr. Masonya J. Bennett launched Parallel Cultures, Inc. with the first annual “Culture, Leadership and Knowledge” camp held between June 13-17, 2022 at Morven Elementary School.

Wayfind scholars earn Wingate University scholarships

WINGATE — Three years after starting a college-access program in conjunction with Union County Public Schools, Wingate University on Thursday handed out full-tuition scholarships to 11 Wayfind scholars who are headed into their senior years of high school this fall.

Board updated on construction projects; four members sworn in

HAMLET — Matt Bramstedt, project manager for the three future construction projects at Richmond Senior High School and Fairview Heights and Mineral Springs Elementary, updated the Richmond County Board of Education about those projects Thursday afternoon.

One killed in July 4 shooting in Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — An individual was killed in a shooting on Ellen Road in Rockingham on Monday evening.

Partnership offers storytime in the garden

WADESBORO — The Anson County Partnership for Children will host weekly summer storytime sessions on Tuesdays at 10 am at the First Presbyterian Church Garden in uptown Wadesboro through August 18th.

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