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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.

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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. 

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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.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has secured $20,000 in customized training for textile manufacturer Service Thread. A large portion of that will cover the cost of training employees on a new line of textile machines that will provide a greater level of flexibility and winding quality for coarse technical yarns.

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HAMLET — If you remember learning about the Constitution, grammar rules or your multiplication tables through the catchy tunes of the educational TV program "Schoolhouse Rock," then mark your calendars for Sunday, Nov. 14. The childhood favorite turned musical, “Schoolhouse Rock Live!,” will be at the Cole Auditorium for a 3 p.m. matinee show.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a special ceremony Oct. 23 for the establishment of the Rev Scholarship in memory of the late Rev. Ricky Jacobs, who was the former chaplain for Richmond County Raiders sports teams. 

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HAMLET — The College Innovation Network (Monday) announced the second cohort of higher education institutions that have joined the growing network: Richmond Community College (North Carolina), Arizona Western College, Bennett College (North Carolina), Capella University (Minnesota), Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio), Northern Virginia Community College, and Rivet School (California).

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to keep its current officers in place for another year, while also getting a report on licensure exam passage rates for nursing students, fall semester enrollment and COVID emergency funding.

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HAMLET — Piedmont Natural Gas recently built its fourth liquefied natural gas plant in Robeson County, and Richmond Community College graduate Kyla Dial of Maxton plays a critical role in its operations.

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HAMLET — National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is being observed this week Sept. 19-25 in order to raise awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy. 

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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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