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HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 13:27

RichmondCC offering cybersecurity class at lower price

HAMLET — According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, the number of data breaches publicly reported so far this year has already exceeded the total for 2020, putting 2021 on track for a record year. 

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received certification as a Primary Stroke Center from DNV, affirming the hospital’s readiness to treat a full range of stroke-related medical problems. 

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 20 October 2021 12:49

Medical Assistants Recognition Week at RichmondCC

HAMLET — The American Association of Medical Assistants has designated this week as Medical Assistants’ Recognition Week. Medical Assistants across the country will be recognized during this special week and honored on Medical Assistants’ Recognition Day, Oct. 20, 2021. These hard-working individuals have the patients’ best interests in mind while performing a wide array of tasks. These individuals are superheroes of any medical practice.

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — The N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service under the office of Gov. Roy Cooper has agreed to a settlement with the federal government after an investigation alleged falsified timecards and compliance documents for grants from the federal AmeriCorps program.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is proud to announce the certification of its cardiac rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This certification is recognition of FirstHealth’s longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 06 September 2021 12:48

OPINION: Make licensing reform a priority

According to the most-recent ranking I can find, North Carolina requires state-approved licenses in more occupations (nearly 200) than most other states do. North Carolina licenses twice as many occupations as Virginia does, and three times as many as South Carolina.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH – Organic growers in North Carolina can apply for partial reimbursement of the cost of becoming certified or for recertification through a program offered by the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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WASHINGTON — Organic producers and handlers can now apply for U.S. Department of Agriculture funds to assist with the cost of receiving or maintaining organic certification. Applications for the Organic Certification Cost Share Program are due Nov. 1, 2021.  

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Future teachers who get their start at Richmond Community College now have a private school option to earn their bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate.

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Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more

OPINION: Latest N.C. cartoon k…

I chuckled when I first saw the cartoon posted Jan. 15 by Wake County Democrats on their Twitter account. Visible below, and with the title “Bored of Education,” it depicts... Read more

Record hospitalizations are st…

RALEIGH — The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity. Read more

People vaccinated at Federal P…

RALEIGH — People who received their COVID-19 vaccine or booster in North Carolina from a pharmacy or grocery store participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program are now able to... Read more

NCDHHS launches new plan to ad…

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the launch of Promoting and Expanding Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Strategic... Read more

HAMLET POLICE: Missing middle …

HAMLET — A boy reported missing for several hours on Thursday has been found. Read more

Police searching for missing H…

HAMLET — Police are searching for a middle school student who hasn’t been seen since mid-afternoon on Thursday. Read more

Winter storm leads to more can…

ROCKINGHAM — Winter weather in the Friday forecast has led to several more closures and cancellations. Read more

Dangerous travel conditions an…

RALEIGH – As state transportation crews prepared for the next winter storm, officials urged people to prepare by getting any needed supplies now because this storm will likely make travel... Read more



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