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RALEIGH — Religion and faith have played an important part in the United States going all the way back to our founding fathers. Denied religious freedom in England, they sought to protect their liberty with the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. President Dwight Eisenhower prompted Congress to add the words “under God” to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954, due to the threat of Communism at the time.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County administered the seven-minute confidential Richmond County Broadband Survey last summer (July, August, September, 2021) to determine areas of poor internet service.

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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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PINEHURST — FirstHealth of the Carolinas invites residents in Moore, Richmond, Hoke, Montgomery and Lee counties to participate in the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment.  

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PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments in conjunction with its members Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson and Scotland counties, and the municipalities therein, are conducting a study aimed at improving broadband availability within the five-county region.

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Still cannot get high-quality, reliable, high-speed internet service at home? You are not alone.

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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 14:14

COLUMN: Good luck, bad luck

As editor, I get a lot of emails about statistics on random topics that I usually just gloss over. However, being St. Patrick’s Day, a recent email on luck caught my eye and I thought it fitting to write about.

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RALEIGH — North Carolinians can now view results from an ongoing survey designed to show gaps in coverage in the state, which so far indicates a lack of access to broadband.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Home Care has again achieved the highest possible five-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Home Health Care Survey. For the second consecutive year, FirstHealth’s rankings in the patient satisfaction measures of the survey are above the state and national average for Medicare-certified home care agencies.

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RALEIGH – A survey that launched today is the last chance for the public to comment on draft recommendations that will be used to finalize the state’s 30-year transportation plan.

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OPINION: Should big tech shiel…

A bill before the South Carolina Legislature seeks to affirm a sacred American right — the right to our conscience. Co-sponsored by every Republican member of the subcommittee — the... Read more

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced due to global shortages and delays in shipments it was unable to include return envelopes in the... Read more

Civitas poll: 61% of likely vo…

RALEIGH — Support for the Opportunity Scholarship Program stands at 61%, according to a new Civitas Poll of likely voters presented by the John Locke Foundation. Read more

Fine, suspension rescinded, po…

ROCKINGHAM — A NASCAR driver who was accused of testing during a charity event at Rockingham Speedway late last year won’t have to cough up any cash. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in two days, the Richmond County Health Department reported more than 100 new cases of COVID-19. Read more

Late comeback attempt comes up…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity boys’ basketball team nearly erased a double-digit deficit in its home game against Pinecrest on Wednesday. Read more

JV Lady Raiders lose close gam…

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team had its three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday. Read more

NCDHHS to continue to provide …

RALEIGH — North Carolina households receiving Food and Nutrition Services benefits will continue to receive the maximum amount for their household size for the month of February, the North Carolina... Read more

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