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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 13:57

NC Zoo delivers outdoor play kits to NC teachers

ASHEBORO —The NC Zoo Society and North Carolina Zoo are excited to partner with T-Mobile to provide classroom kits that support incorporating nature exploration, playful learning, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) approaches into local classroom curricula. 

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Tuesday, 21 December 2021 15:59

COLUMN: A memory from Christmas past

Now that I'm retired, I like to go to auctions, flea markets and yard sales. You just never know what you will find. 

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ROCKINGHAM — During a seminar at Richmond Senior High School, Career Development Coordinator Jason Perakis invited Alan Sowell of United Airlines, and a 1981 graduate of Richmond Senior, to talk with students who were interested in aviation. 

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HAMLET — Despite some parental protestations, the Richmond County Board of Education on Tuesday unanimously voted to keep its mask mandate in place.

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ROCKINGHAM — Security was stepped up at Richmond Senior High School Tuesday following reports of a possible threat of a shooting.

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The shooting death of a student at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem this week brought local and state leaders together Thursday in mourning and to recognize the heroism of local police and faculty. Gov. Roy Cooper traveled to Winston Salem for the news conference and took the opportunity to call for more school spending on “wraparound services” and more gun control measures.

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RALEIGH — Test results in reading, math, and science for the 2020-21 school year show the effects school closures and remote learning have had on public school students in North Carolina.

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The following free webinars are being offered by Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration. If you would like to register, contact the person located at the end of each description.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools will hold its 13th annual Stuff the Bus campaign on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot. Stuff the Bus is a partnership between United Way of Richmond County, Walmart and Richmond County Schools. 

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and the Senate’s top officer are calling out Charlotte-Mecklenburg school leaders, after the state’s second-largest school system paid $25,000 to a top proponent of Critical Race Theory.

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Wrecks reported in Rockingham …

ROCKINGHAM — First responders are urging Richmond County residents to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall across the area. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — With the possibility of lingering snow, the Richmond County Health Department canceled COVID testing for Saturday — after reporting more than 250 new cases and additional deaths. Read more

COLUMN: Vacation destination d…

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don't know if we are still mentally programmed for winter and want to escape the... Read more

Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more

OPINION: Latest N.C. cartoon k…

I chuckled when I first saw the cartoon posted Jan. 15 by Wake County Democrats on their Twitter account. Visible below, and with the title “Bored of Education,” it depicts... Read more

Record hospitalizations are st…

RALEIGH — The highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19 is sending record numbers of people to North Carolina hospitals, straining hospital capacity. Read more

People vaccinated at Federal P…

RALEIGH — People who received their COVID-19 vaccine or booster in North Carolina from a pharmacy or grocery store participating in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program are now able to... Read more

- Winter storm leads to more cancellations, closings in Richmond County - Missing middle schooler found, returned to mother - Local athletic events postponed Read more