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ASHEBORO —The North Carolina Zoo is pleased to announce it received an award and two grants through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums at is its annual conference in September.
PINEHURST — Exercise truly is medicine for Mary Ellen Buckley, who avoided taking blood pressure medication by joining FirstHealth of the Carolinas Exercise is Medicine, a physician-referral program she also credits with increased protection from potential complications from illnesses like COVID-19.
PINEHURST — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and the importance of early detection of breast cancer. While most women are aware that screening is an important part of their health care routine, heightened coverage during the month…
ASHEBORO — Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the North Carolina Zoo? Here’s your chance to find out.
PINEHURST — Many people are stressed and concerned about their health due to COVID-19. If you are a tobacco user, or someone you care about is a tobacco user, you may have the added stress of worrying about an increased risk for COVID-19.
ROCKINGHAM — On Monday, Sept. 21st, North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry made the drive from Raleigh to present Richmond County Emergency Services Director Donna Wright, the North Carolina Emergency Management Directors Award.
HAMLET — Paying for college can be a burden. But it doesn’t have to be. There are numerous resources for financial assistance, but the first step in getting money to help pay for college is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA.
HAMLET — The parking lot at the Cole Auditorium will be rocking and rolling on Friday night with local rock band The Ponder Project, which will hit the stage at 6 p.m. The second show of the “Car”certs at the Cole series, this eclectic group delivers a variety of songs…
Friday, 25 September 2020 12:54

COLUMN: A bridge too far

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In the early 1940s, our country — along with most of the world — was at war. Germany and Japan were looking to expand their boundaries with no regard for other countries or their people. Before the war ended, many lives would be lost, and destruction would be everywhere.
PEMBROKE — If you frequent Pembroke, chances are you’ve seen Emmaline Mansfield’s visual handiwork.
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