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HAMLET — School social workers and school counselors from across the district recently completed a year-long training opportunity with celebrated author, child advocate and long-time supporter of Richmond County Schools, Ms. Cheryl Fuller. 

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WINGATE — Wingate University Athletics announced Monday that it has received a $2 million gift from Andrew (’01) and Julie Smart that will significantly advance fundraising for a student-athlete training and development facility. The commitment represents nearly half of the total cost of the $4.3 million project and pushes this transformational facility toward reality.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College held its 45th annual Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony on May 11 with 35 nursing students being recognized for completing the program. 

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RALEIGH — A North Carolina transportation official recently told the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure that more federal funding is needed for workforce development, particularly in economically-disadvantaged communities.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College has partnered with Huvepharma to provide customized training for their employees, including training in math, biology and chemistry.

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RALEIGH — The application period for the NC Rural Center’s upcoming Homegrown Leaders training in Lumberton this June is now open for individuals who live and/or work in the following counties in Eastern North Carolina: Columbus, Bladen, Hoke, Richmond, Robeson, Scotland, Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender counties.The application closes on Friday, May 13, 2022. 

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PEMBROKE — The Lumber River Council of Governments Workforce Development Board is pleased to announce an opportunity to help address the logistical challenges faced by our region’s employers through the provision of a new CDL training grant opportunity through the National Dislocated Worker program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.  

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ROCKINGHAM — Of the 461 calls responded to by the Rockingham Fire Department in 2021, 18.2% (84) were in the noon hour, according to the annual report presented to the City Council last week by Chief Harold Isler.

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Wednesday, 16 February 2022 20:03

REPORT: Crime rose in Rockingham for 2021

ROCKINGHAM — Violent crime in the city limits rose significantly in 2021 from the previous year, according to data provided in the Rockingham Police Department’s annual report.

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HAMLET — Like many school districts in North Carolina, and across the country, Richmond County Schools is dealing with a shortage of bus drivers.

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Raider Band Fans to run conces…

ROCKINGHAM — The local band booster club is tag-teaming with an independent wrestling promotion to bring entertainment to the community and revenue to help support the Marching Raiders. Read more

RichmondCC announces honor lis…

HAMLET— Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2022 Spring Semester. Read more

NCDOR: Deadline to apply for B…

RALEIGH — The deadline for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program is Wednesday, June 1. BRG will issue a... Read more

Human Services graduate on fas…

HAMLET — Mandora McLeod wanted a fast track to her education and career and that’s exactly what happened when she attended Richmond Community College.  Read more

USDA to allow producers to req…

RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow Conservation Reserve Program participants who are in the final year of their CRP contract to request voluntary termination of their CRP... Read more

Plaintiffs urge N.C. Supreme C…

RALEIGH — Advocates for hundreds of millions of new dollars in court-ordered N.C. education spending are renewing their appeals to the N.C. Supreme Court. Two filings Thursday urge the state’s... Read more

Single statewide health plan f…

RALEIGH — Currently, members of both parties and both chambers at the General Assembly seem in agreement that the status quo on health care for N.C. foster children is unacceptable... Read more

Budd tops Beasley in new poll …

RALEIGH — U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd is polling slightly ahead of Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley, according to a new Civitas poll of general election voters. Read more

Got to Be NC Agriculture annou…

RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC program, in partnership with its musical ambassador and local singer-songwriter Paige King Johnson, is creating a voice competition called NC Ag Star to... Read more



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