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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:09

North Carolina Zoo’s black bear Holly passes away

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ASHEBORO — Holly, a black bear who lived at the North Carolina Zoo for 24 years, was humanely euthanized on Wed., Nov. 6, 2019. Holly arrived at the Zoo, along with another black bear male Yanu, on Feb. 13, 1995. Both were confiscated by the NC Wildlife Commission from an…
HAMLET — Moore County native and real estate broker Diane Wilson will be teaching a real estate class at Richmond Community College in January.
Friday, 08 November 2019 16:47

COLUMN: The Greatest Generation: A veteran's story

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I once knew a man by the name of James. He was born and raised on a small farm in northern Richmond County. James was born in 1918, the youngest of three brothers. When they were old enough, all three walked several miles to attend a one-room school by the…
PEMBROKE — Buddy Batson impacted countless lives during his 20 years as a high school wrestling coach in eastern North Carolina.
PINEHURST — Life was humming along for Bonnie Sweeney in 2011. Working as a nurse in Casper, Wyoming, she also successfully juggled her role as a wife and mother. Little did she know the drastic detour her life's path would soon take.
PINEHURST —FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond were awarded an "A" in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 hospital safety grades, a national distinction positioning both campuses among the safest hospitals in the United Sates.
RALEIGH — Thirty-eight years, 12 albums and 1 final tour. An era of heavy metal comes to an end for Slayer.
PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke alumnus and former theater student Joshua Shipman has landed a dozen roles in TV series since earning his degree. But the performances pale in comparison to seeing yourself projected on a 40-foot-tall big screen.
PINEHURST — Antibiotics save lives and are critical tools for treating both common and serious infections, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 30% of the antibiotics in U.S. outpatient settings are prescribed unnecessarily.
CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw hosted free community Brunch and Learns at the public libraries in Cheraw and Bennettsville as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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