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HAMLET — "Great opportunities can start right here at home." Those are the words of Rockingham resident John Phillips, who is enrolled in the Information Technology program at Richmond Community College.

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RALEIGH — An executive order issued by Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday, May 21, requires recipients of unemployment benefits to prove they are searching for work to continue receiving benefits. The move makes North Carolina part of a growing number of states to reimplement the work-search requirement.

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RALEIGH — Legislation introduced by Republican lawmakers would mandate recipients of unemployment benefits actively search for work, a requirement that hasn’t been in place since the pandemic began in March.

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HAMLET — Local law enforcement agencies have a large number of openings for officers, and Richmond Community College has the program to train people to fill those positions.

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Monday, 23 November 2020 17:50

Finding their paths

ELLERBE — Seniors Will and River Meacham are completing their internship at Meacham Logging, Inc., a family owned company that’s been in business for 30 years. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Industrial Mechanics program graduate Michael McKenzie developed the skills he needed to receive a promotion at his current place of employment.  After just 16 weeks of training, he has been promoted to maintenance technician at Railroad Friction in Scotland County. 

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HAMLET — When Nicole Benton walked across the stage at Richmond Community College’s graduation ceremony to accept her college degree last May, she was reminded of all the hard work and dedication it took to get her to this point in her life. 

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ROCKINGHAM -- The city of Rockingham is in immediate need of a water plant trainee. For more information and how to apply, please read the job description below:

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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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