ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department is expanding its COVID-19 testing efforts in response to the recent rise is cases and continuing deaths, and is encouraging the public to get their old-fashioned flu shot.
HAMLET — The only thing that could stop the annual Seaboard Festival, which brings thousands to downtown Hamlet each year, from being held this year is a new round of COVID-19 restrictions from the state, the organizers of the event said at their meeting on Thursday.
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s only farm worker union is pleased despite mixed decisions so far from federal courts about a 2017 law it says obstructs mostly Latino field hands organizing for better benefits and conditions.
ROCKINGHAM – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution urges Americans to reflect on the United States Constitution during this month’s annual observance in honor this foundational document of national governance.
RALEIGH — Republican legislative leaders are aiming to finalize a North Carolina state government budget and complete redistricting by the end of October, House Speaker Tim Moore said on Wednesday.
ROCKINGHAM — The Rock Speedway & Entertainment Complex and CARS Tour Racing Series announced Wednesday that they will have to postpone the planned LeithCars.com Presents Race the Rock 125 event which was schedule for Nov. 6.
HAMLET — Two residents raised separate concerns about shootings and criminal activity in the area around the Hamlet Memorial Park and Monroe Avenue Elementary School at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, and while the council members committed to addressing the issue, Mayor Bill Bayless noted that the police department is currently short-staffed.