RALEIGH — A trial on North Carolina’s latest photo voter identification law concluded Friday. Now a panel of judges must decide: were Republicans in the legislature motivated at least partially by racial bias? Or were they purely trying to carry out the public’s desire for secure elections?
It’s now been a year since the previous group of county commissioners’ decision to change from a per capita sales tax distribution method to an ad valorem one was locked in, and with April 30 in the rearview, it’s locked in for another year.
ROCKINGHAM — Since Richmond County reached out to the municipalities to meet to discuss a solution to the dispute over the sales tax distribution method in May rather than April, as they agreed upon in their tolling agreement, this agreement has been thrown into question.
Three young Rockingham pianists were awarded Highest Honors distinctions in the recent District 6 competition of the North Carolina Music Teachers’ Association (NCMTA). John Patrick, Alexander, and Evelyn Hutchinson competed in the Senior A, Junior B, and Junior A divisions respectively. The pianists study under Valerie Cox of Southern Pines. They are the children of Sharon and John Hutchinson of Rockingham.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) serves limited resource individuals and families nation-wide, including right here in Richmond County! SNAP-Ed is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service and, in North Carolina, works in collaboration with the NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Social Services. The goal of SNAP- Ed is to assist those eligible for food assistance to eat smart and move more. SNAP-Ed works to help participants make healthy choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers wanted to add size at the cornerback position to keep up with the NFC South’s big wide receivers, including those from the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.