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				                                This Saturday, there will be a planned candle light vigil at the Discount Grocery for the newborn that was found deceased last week.
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Sheriff’s Office seeks information surrounding deceased newborn in East Rockingham

EAST ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with the investigation related to the death of the newborn baby that was located last week in East Rockingham.

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Scotland Regional Hospice to hold its annual golf tournament in May

LAURINBURG — On May 2-3, Scotland Regional Hospice will hold its 37th annual golf tournament, a two-day charity golf event which raises funds used to provide care to the terminally ill and their families in the community.

NAUW branch focuses on mental health

LAURINBURG - The Laurinburg Branch of the National Association of University Women began the second half of its program year with a focus on mental health on Jan. 11.

Scotland County Schools celebrates ‘Love the Bus’ week

LAURINBURG – There is something to be said about job dedication. And for Mr. James Bethea, who has been driving buses for Scotland County Schools for 50 years, dedication doesn’t seem to be a large enough word. To celebrate Mr. Bethea’s commitment to Scotland County students and to honor Love The Bus week, Superintendent Dr. Takeda LeGrand drove his bus route on Wednesday morning.

Woman charged in murder of newborn in East Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff Mark Gulledge reports that on Thursday, February 2, 2023, Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kimberly Dawn Harris, 27, of Rockingham.

An encouraging word wins the District Spelling Bee

LAURINBURG– In the Scotland County Schools District spelling bee, the winning word was incentive, and the district winner was eighth grader Caroline Hicks from Spring Hill Middle School.

Rockingham Speedway first stop on NC Moonshine and Motorsports cultural trail

ROCKINGHAM — The first stop on the Moonshine and Motorsports Trail, an amalgamation of traveling exhibits, itineraries and educational events that celebrate distilling and motorsports, is none other than the Rockingham Speedway, which has its sights set on bringing racing back to the historic venue.

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