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HAMLET — The old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade,” can be compared to the recent span of events happening over the past several months which have brought an abundance of lemons. 

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ROCKINGHAM — There was no “Pomp and Circumstance” playing as Richmond Senior High School graduates walked across the stage in the gymnasium Tuesday — but at least they still were able to walk, despite the circumstances.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students from Richmond Senior High School recently participated in the 2019 SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership Workshop at Camp Dixie, Fayetteville, North Carolina. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Some kids graduating high school don’t know what they want to be when they grow up.

But Noah Stubbs, a recent hire at the Rockingham Fire Department, has known for several years that he wanted to be a fireman.

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ROCKINGHAM — Every year, the Office of State Fire Marshal High School Firefighter Challenge is held at the Buncombe County Training Center in Asheville for students across the state to further their fire and rescue training. 

In June, rising senior Zac Sharpe from Richmond Senior High School completed his training and graduated from the program along with approximately 24 other students. 

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The fourth day of the Raider Battalion Cadet’s trip to France saw the group travelling to Mont-Saint-Michel on the southwest side of the Cotentin Peninsula. This would be a day to explore more of the long history of France and the Normandy region while mixing in some Airborne culture as well.  

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NORMANDY — On June 28, six representatives of Richmond Senior High School Army Junior ROTC — Jordan Ballow, Chase Wilson, Billy Wilson, Bryan Wilson, and Mary Ring – all led by retired Lt. Col. Jon Ring, departed for France to visit the World War II monuments, historic battle sites, and key strategic points from D-Day.  

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Students from Richmond Senior High School placed in six events at the Beta Club National Senior Convention — including one top spot.

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FORT JACKSON, S.C. — As the 2018-2019 school year ended, 18 cadets from the Richmond Senior High School Raider Battalion were selected to attend JROTC Cadet Leadership Camp. The selected cadets attended camp at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, from June 17-22.  Only the best cadets in each high school are allowed to attend. This year approximately 1,600 cadets from both North and South Carolina earned the right to attend this six-day training.  

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Several more Richmond County students have won awards, this time at the Beta Club National Senior Convention.

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New softball locker room, indo…

  ROCKINGHAM — On the otherwise quiet athletic fields of Richmond Senior High School, the sounds of construction workers hammering away is replacing the usual hustle and bustle of summer workouts. Read more

Accounting graduate in control…

HAMLET — Amber Daniels, of Hamlet, earned her Accounting degree from RichmondCC in 2015 and a Business Administration degree and Bookkeeper Certificate in 2016. Currently, she is employed with Anson County... Read more

Benny Parsons, 'the professor'

ROCKINGHAM — Nicknames aren’t something that are just given out. They’re earned, have a deeper meaning and usually define a person based on his way of life. Read more

25 Richmond County businesses …

ROCKINGHAM — Car dealerships and pharmacies are among the 25 Richmond County businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Read more

Community joins Army veteran a…

ABERDEEN — U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Richard “Rich” Stayskal and his family were honored Thursday (July 2) at the groundbreaking of their new mortgage-free home in Aberdeen. The local... Read more

Could another 'homebrew' tropi…

Records continue to fall in the Atlantic basin just over a month into the 2020 hurricane season, and there is the potential for more tropical development this week and next... Read more

COLUMN: Free speech comes with…

Freedom of speech ≠ Freedom from backlash. Cause and effect is still real. Social consequences are still real. Read more

COLUMN: School's out. reaction…

If there's been one bright spot in America's COVID-19 experience, it's the near-complete shutdown of an expensive and obsolete government education system cribbed from mid-19th century Prussia. Read more

UNC President-elect Peter Hans…

RALEIGH — Incoming University of North Carolina System President Peter Hans has accepted a $400,000 base salary — significantly less than the earnings of some peers and predecessors. But the... Read more



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