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HAMLET — The president of Richmond Community College reflected on the challenges of the past two years, from a major cyber attack on the College’s computer network to a worldwide pandemic, and said the College is stronger because of these events.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Rosaura De Watson of Bennettsville, South Carolina, is now a proud American citizen, something she couldn’t honestly say a few weeks ago. On Sept. 16, De Watson was granted U.S. citizenship after passing the required exams and successfully completing the interview process with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 

Published in Lifestyle

PEMBROKE — Two participants in UNC Pembroke’s First Americans’ Educational Leadership program were among presenters at the 2021 National Indian Education Association Convention in Omaha, Nebraska held Oct. 13-16. 

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — A new study from researchers at the University of Arkansas and Western Carolina University finds that a Democrat-backed budget bill pending in Congress would slash an average of $1,131 per student in resources for charter schools.

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 judge in the long-running Leandro school funding case could issue an order as early as three weeks compelling the General Assembly to fully fund a court-ordered plan drawn up by California-based consultants.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Task Force for Safer Schools is finalizing a statement chiding parents for strongly voicing their views and at times disrupting recent school board meetings. 

Published in Local News
Thursday, 14 October 2021 12:13

OPINION: Closing down schools was a mistake

Closing down school buildings for many months last year — and offering poorly planned and executed virtual schooling as an inadequate substitute — proved to be a disaster for North Carolina children, families, and the education system itself.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson says he has nothing personal against LGBTQ people, and he's not resigning.

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Over the last two years — since the New York Times introduced its 1619 Project  to "reframe the country's history" around the consequences of slavery — something called "Critical Race Theory" has become the new football in the never-ending political struggle to control the content of K-12 education in America.

Published in Opinion
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Post 49 to host pro style base…

HAMLET — The Hamlet Post 49 baseball program will hold a pro style workout for area players in early December. Read more

Regular-season finale ends in …

SANFORD — Ending its regular season on the road Saturday, the Richmond Raider soccer team lost to Sandhills Athletic Conference champion Lee County High School. Read more

MB Drift hosting trunk-or-trea…

ROCKINGHAM — MB Drift returns to Rockingham Speedway this weekend for its two-day, two-track Halloween Havoc event, which includes a trunk-or-treat for the kids. Read more

Book signing and craft demonst…

ROCKINGHAM — A book signing and crafting demonstration are on tap to take place Saturday at IncSpace. Read more

COLUMN: Nothing to brag about

Mac Davis famously sang that it was hard to be humble, when you are perfect in every way. I know for a fact that I am not perfect in every... Read more

COLUMN: The ghost of Ol' Shag

A lot of you may remember the story I’ve told about my favorite pet and hunting companion, Ol ’Shag and how he was tragically killed while stopping for a train. Read more

FirstHealth recognized by Heal…

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in multiple clinical specialties.  Read more

Biden administration appoints …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration recently appointed Bob Etheridge as the new state executive director for the USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency. Etheridge joined the North Carolina FSA team... Read more

U.S. Attorney’s Office announc…

GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting... Read more



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