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  1. Center celebrates 5 weeks of summer fun4:43 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... outfits during a closing ceremony for the Leak Street Education Culture Center's Summer Food and Fun program. ROCKINGHAM - Students celebrated five weeks of entertainment and enrichment Friday as the Summer Food and Fun program at the Leak Street ...

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  2. Discovery Place Kids plans August activities4:08 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily Journal file photoDiscovery Place Kids will host a free kindergarten readiness event for rising kindergartners and their parents from 5-8 p.m. on Aug. 8. Daily Journal file photoDiscovery Place Kids will host a free kindergarten readiness event for rising kindergartners and their parents from 5-8 p.m. on Aug. 8. ROCKINGHAM - Discovery Place ... (more)

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  3. Walters cool on new budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... in 2010. "We've been digging out of a hole for four years now, and we're just about out," said Berger, R-Rockingham. The losers in the 2014-15 spending plan for the year that started a month ago include Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat ...

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  4. Coal Ash Bill In Limbo After NC Senate AdjournsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... administration of Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican who worked at Duke for 29 years. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said some of the last-minute language proposed by the House was so obtuse and poorly conceived that his staff couldn't ...

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  5. Walters cool on new budget9:06 amRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... in 2010. "We've been digging out of a hole for four years now, and we're just about out," said Berger, R-Rockingham. The losers in the 2014-15 spending plan for the year that started a month ago include Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat ...

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  6. Teacher pay drives lawmakers' budget votes8:17 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... been writing budgets for 15 years, and I have never seen a perfect budget," said McLaurin, who worked to balance Rockingham's books as the city's mayor. "This certainly wasn't perfect. I just decided that I couldn't walk away from a chance to ...

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  7. New apartment complex in the works8:51 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... the Fountain Pointe Apartments project to be finished by next April. The apartments will be rent-restricted. ROCKINGHAM - It looks like Zaxby's won't be the Aldi supermarket's only new neighbor on U.S. 74 Business. Developers have begun work on ...

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  8. Drug suspect charged in home invasion8:40 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... a home invasion in Montgomery County, according to police and sheriff's deputies. Richmond County deputies and Rockingham police executed a search warrant at the Mill Road home of 34-year-old Travis Lee Simmons on Wednesday. Simmons' residence was a ...

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  9. 2 face check fraud charges5:02 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Hamlet police say Anquilla Douglas, 34, went into the city's BB&T branch and cashed several checks written to her by Anthony Jamison, 33, of Rockingham, totaling more than $1,500.

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  10. Police: Woman stole $789 in razors12:00 pmRead the original story

    Thursday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Rockingham police say Dawn Morris Morris, 44 of Freedom Drive in Albemarle, walked off with "a large quantity of assorted razors" from Walgreens on March 29. Morris is also facing charges of misdemeanor larceny and second degree trespassing in neighboring Montgomery County, according to court records.

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  11. Workshop offers disaster prep pointersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... hope for a high turnout at the free disaster preparedness education event scheduled Aug. 7 at Cole Auditorium. ROCKINGHAM - A free disaster preparedness workshop for older adults and their caregivers is scheduled from from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at ...

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  12. Zaxby's sets opening date, plans to hire up to 401:28 amRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalZaxby's tentatively plans to open its Rockingham restaurant on Sept.

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  13. Lawmakers in last-minute moves over N.C. budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    ... also are shaping plans that could extend their annual session for weeks or months. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said lawmakers, who in even-numbered years usually shut down their two-year session after wrapping up the budget, may resume ...

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  14. Year in Review: Raiders edged for relay title10:11 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Boyer at the finish line to give his team the victory in the 4x200 relay at the 4A state meet in Greensboro. ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Senior boys track team sent two of its relay teams to the 4A state meet and one of its runners competed in two ...

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  15. Richmond recognized by MaxPreps10:16 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Senior football team has been ranked in the MaxPreps.com Top 25 in the state nine times in the last 10 years. ROCKINGHAM - In its 10 years of existence, MaxPreps.com has ranked high school football teams based on a computer formula. To celebrate its ...

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  16. Reaching a compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Teacher pay would be capped annually at $50,000 after 25 years in the field. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, told The Associated Press the budget's teacher assistant allotment is planned to remain the same, but $65 million of its budget ...

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  17. Lawmakers in last-minute moves over NC budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | News Observer

    ... also are shaping plans that could extend their annual session for weeks or months. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said lawmakers, who in even-numbered years usually shut down their two-year session after wrapping up the budget, may resume ...

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  18. Bill would rename VA clinic for Ed O'Neal6:46 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... claims for federal benefits and shepherding those claims through the system. O'Neal was a past commander of Rockingham's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4203 and a member of the local Disabled American Veterans post. In 2006, he was elected N.C. ...

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  19. Women excel in mechanical engineering4:36 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... a year with a two-year degree in mechanical engineering and much more with a four-year degree." A native of Rockingham, Smith is a product of RCC's mechanical engineering program. As a student at Richmond Senior High School, she had strong interests ...

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  20. NC Weighs Offering Upfront Money For Promised JobsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    ... being unveiled this week will include $20 million this year for the fund, said Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham. Decker said Wednesday she would offer taxpayer money to manufacturers that would hire hundreds of workers and attract many other ...

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