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HAMLET — Two graduates of Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology program were back on campus last week for a new kind of purpose: recruitment.

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HAMLET — The Longleaf Commitment grant program has now been extended to North Carolina high school graduates of 2020. The grant covers the cost of tuition and fees at Richmond Community College, or any of the 58 community colleges in North Carolina. 

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PEMBROKE— Several students in the Professional School Counseling Program at UNC Pembroke presented at the North Carolina School Counselor Association annual conference in Concord, N.C.

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CHAPEL HILL — Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most honored college honorary society, has inducted 223 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students as new members. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will host a "Morning Mingle" at the Robinette Building to bring together community members, business owners, students and alumni to discuss various topics and events happening at the College or in the local community.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s self-described teachers’ union still has clout with many Democratic lawmakers in the legislature, but its influence — and popularity — with teachers and everyday North Carolinians appears to be waning. 

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Thursday, 21 October 2021 12:20

NCDOT launches the 2022 Aviation Art Contest

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging children and teenagers to show off their artistic work by taking part in the 2022 Aviation Art Contest. 

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RALEIGH — A new study from researchers at the University of Arkansas and Western Carolina University finds that a Democrat-backed budget bill pending in Congress would slash an average of $1,131 per student in resources for charter schools.

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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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RALEIGH — A youth risk survey for middle- and high-school students in the public school system is raising eyebrows for asking students about drug use and sexual activity.

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SEASON PREVIEW: Experience key…

ROCKINGHAM — The high school bowling season begins on Thursday for the Richmond Raiders and Lady Raiders. Read more

NCDHHS announces new program t…

  RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the State of North Carolina has been awarded more than $38 million in federal funding to establish... Read more

C.J. Jenkins big winner at the…

ROCKINGHAM — A steady, methodical C.J. Jenkins waded through a field of 148 of the nation’s best Jr. Dragster racers Saturday, beating Hailey Pumphrey of Waldorf, Maryland, in the final... Read more

Pinehurst's Farren wins GCSAA’…

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Bob Farren Jr., CGCS and director of golf course and grounds management at Pinehurst Resort, will be honored with the 2022 Col. John Morley Award from the... Read more

OPINION: They keep using the w…

When Democrats and their allies talk about “gerrymandering,” this observer frequently recalls “The Princess Bride.” Read more

Murder defendants accused of h…

ROCKINGHAM — Two men awaiting murder trials were charged earlier this month with having weapons in the Richmond County Jail. Read more

OPINION: For Christmas, how ab…

You've seen the headlines. So have I. For example, a Nov. 23 story in my local paper (the Gainesville, Florida Sun): "Gainesville man charged with murder for Sunday shooting in... Read more

Wildlife officials remind hunt…

RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding hunters to practice safe handling while field dressing and processing harvested deer. This reminder follows in the wake of recent studies in... Read more

Senate passes bill banning cou…

RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate on Monday, Nov. 29, passed a bill that would ban county boards of elections from accepting private donations to conduct election services or hire election... Read more



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