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BOONE — Nicholas Curry just wrapped up his first semester at Appalachian State University. It’s a moment to celebrate for any student, but for Nicholas, the victory is particularly meaningful.
PINEHURST — Sandhills Neurologists has joined FirstHealth of the Carolinas, providing more access to high-quality neurological care for patients in the Sandhills and Triangle.
ROCKY MOUNT — The Golden LEAF Scholarship application for the 2022-2023 academic year is now available at A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients from qualifying rural and economically distressed or tobacco-dependent counties. Applications are due March 1, 2022.
HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.
PINEHURST — FirstHealth Outpatient Imaging recently installed a new Canon Cartesion Prime Digital PET/CT scanner, which helps clinicians achieve PET images with improved image quality under a variety of imaging conditions.
Monday, 10 January 2022 15:27

2022 Aviation Art Contest deadline extended

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RALEIGH — The deadline for the 2022 Aviation Art Contest has been extended to Jan. 18 due to ongoing circumstances caused by the pandemic.
HAMLET — Jerry Rose of Laurel Hill recently completed a short-term workforce training class at Richmond Community College that not only landed him a new job, but also got him back in college.
Friday, 07 January 2022 12:24

COLUMN: Pondering my own mortality

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Within the last few years, I have gotten very conscious of my mortality. I don't think I am going to drop dead any day now, mind you, but it has occurred to me that I more than likely have more time behind me than I do in front of me.
HAMLET — Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the 2021 Fall Semester.
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