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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be bringing new career training opportunities to Scotland County this spring with its own truck driver training program.

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DERBY — A Richmond County fire department was one of six in the region to get a visit — and a check — from Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Tuesday.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved a bridge program that will allow paramedic training to count toward credits in the Emergency Medical Science associate degree program. The board granted this motion at its monthly meeting on Dec. 14 at the Hamlet Campus.

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Monday, 17 May 2021 17:54

Former RichmondCC trustee dies at 85

HAMLET — Former Board of Trustee for Richmond Community College, Bob Davis, passed away Tuesday, May 11, at age 85. 

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HAMLET — Skilled trade workers are in high demand, and Richmond Community College has the programs to put people into these lucrative careers. 

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PEMBROKE — Scotland County Schools Superintendent Takeda LeGrand has been elected chair of the School of Education Advisory Board at UNC Pembroke. 

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Thursday, 13 August 2020 12:17

Gibson appointed to RichmondCC Board of Trustees

HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently welcomed Whit Gibson of Laurinburg to its Board of Trustees. Gibson was appointed by the Scotland County Board of County Commissioners and will serve a four-year term on the board.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will host an Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. for its new Scotland County Campus.

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Wednesday, 24 July 2019 17:36

Carolina Titans are back in action

LAUREL HILL — The Carolina Titans softball program has been able to return to the diamond the past couple of weeks after rain caused them to miss out on some opportunities.  

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ROCKINGHAM — A woman recently convicted of having key ingredients to make methamphetamine is facing similar charges in two counties.

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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



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