PEMBROKE — Two Richmond County leaders were recognized Thursday night with awards from the Lumber River Council of Governments.

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HAMLET — Dakota Honeycutt is getting the best of both worlds. Not only is she getting the majority of her college education for free, she is also getting work experience in her area of study and getting paid for it.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently collaborated with Lees-McRae College to map out at transfer pathway for RichmondCC graduates of the Human Services Technology program to earn a bachelor’s degree online.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College held a pinning ceremony on Wednesday for 46 Nursing Assistant I students for completion of this program. These students can now take the state certification exam and become certified nursing assistants.

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HAMLET — The beginning of December starts the stampede of Christmas programs, parades, parties and other holiday commitments that can enjoyed this time of year. One such event was the Christmas concert performed by the RichmondCC choir Tuesday evening.

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ROCKINGHAM—On a chilly Thursday morning, around 350 students from area high schools and community colleges gathered at Superior Cranes to learn about a variety of careers that are available in the crane, rigging and specialized-transport industry. 

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HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Small Business Center received a state award for the unique program it offered on How to Start a Drone Business in combination with the College’s STEM camps. Small Business Center Director Butch Farrah shared this news with the College’s Board of Trustees at its meeting on Tuesday.

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HAMLET― Richmond Community College and Fidelity Bank are teaming up to bring a new concert series to Cole Auditorium.

College President Dr. Dale McInnis announced the three-concert Classic Rock ‘N Country series at a press conference Monday.

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HAMLET — Fifteen people are hitting the road with the foundation to be good, safe truck drivers after completing the nine-week truck driver training program offered at Richmond Community College in partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute.

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HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation recognized more than 250 scholarship recipients during its annual awards banquet on Thursday at the Cole Auditorium. The recipients were also given the opportunity to meet donors to thank them for their generosity in helping cover the cost of tuition and textbooks.

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ROCKINGHAM — A rock show and a magic show came together as one Monday night as Rockstar Magic performed at Leath Memorial Library. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers who suffered hurricane-related losses have two more days to apply for state help. Read more

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RALEIGH — With a busy Christmas and New Year holiday travel week being predicted, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road and lane closures on interstates, U.S. and... Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s playoffs wrapped up over the weekend, and with their conclusion, the 2018 All-Sandhills Athletic Conference football team was announced. Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Raider Gymnasium was the scene of several slam dunks Monday night as the Richmond Senior High School boys varsity basketball team made its long-awaited home debut against the... Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — Monday’s matchup for the Richmond Senior High School varsity girls basketball team was deja vu for the Lady Raiders -- but not in the way head coach Teddy... Read more

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HAMLET — City leaders last week unanimously approved a zoning-change request, allowing an auto-restoration business to open on Raleigh Street. Read more

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