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ROCKINGHAM — Small businesses in Richmond County can now apply for micro-grants of up to $2,500 to help recover or “pivot” from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH ― North Carolina has received a $727,315 federal grant to help small businesses across the state grow by increasing their access to global markets.

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RALEIGH —SECU Foundation is pleased to join the collaborative efforts of UNC Health Foundation and other key organizations for a new telemedicine pilot addressing child and adolescent behavioral health issues for North Carolina public school students. 

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Tuesday, 05 October 2021 13:24

UNCP awarded DOJ grant to address sexual violence

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVM) to support the university’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy Program. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The United Way of Richmond County recently received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to help local businesses.

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ROCKINGHAM — The SECU Foundation awarded Samaritan Colony a $1 million grant to assist with the construction of an alcohol and drug treatment facility for women. The 14-bed residential treatment facility will be located on the 25-acre campus of Samaritan Colony. The building will be named the “SECU Women’s Recovery Center.” 

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ROCKINGHAM — Global Packaging is getting closer to moving into its new facility on N.C. 177 in Hamlet.

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PEMBROKE — The UNC Pembroke School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $1.1 million federal grant to increase the number of highly qualified American Indian teachers committed to serving American Indian communities.  

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FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $1,225,000 to provide home-based primary care to patients in rural communities through  nurse-facilitated telehealth as well as expand school-based telehealth programs in five rural counties in South  Carolina.  

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PEMBROKE — On Aug. 27, 2021, the National Association of Development Organizations announced the winners of the 2021 NADO Aliceann Wohlbruck Impact Awards. The NADO Impact Awards recognize creative approaches to the advancement of regional economic development and the improvement of quality of life. This year, only 102 projects from across the country were recognized, with the Lumber River Council of Governments receiving three of these awards. 

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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

RichmondCC President: Challeng…

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... Read more

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