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HAMLET — RichmondCC is rolling out a new plan to help people with limited time complete an associate in arts degree in a convenient format.
HAMLET— Richmond Community College’s Healthcare Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for employment in healthcare business and financial operations. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the application of management principles to the healthcare environment.
Friday, 17 April 2020 15:21

COLUMN: Just another day of fishin' Part I

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In this pandemic time, folks are pretty well stressed out. Sometimes we just need time to relax and have a good laugh. This is the reason I want you to read my two-part column about one of my fishing trips on the Pee Dee River. I hope it makes your…
ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo is enlisting the public’s help to name the new female baby rhino born at the Zoo on Feb. 24.
ASHEBORO — Since a visit to the North Carolina Zoo isn’t currently possible, the Zoo is bringing its programs to you!
Friday, 10 April 2020 18:23

COLUMN: Jerusalem in the days of Christ

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When Jesus and his disciples entered the Holy City of Jerusalem during the Passover, it was surely a splendid city for its time. In his 33-year reign, King Herod had transformed the city, with his ambitious building projects, into a modern mecca. The city had palaces, an outdoor theater, bridges,…
HAMLET — No Kid Hungry — an organization working to end hunger and poverty — challenged social media users to #ThankaHungerHero as school staff work tirelessly to ensure kids get the meals they need during the COVID-19 closure.
Q and A with James Liffrig, M.D., Medical Director, FirstHealth Convenient Care With concerns about COVID-19, many are wondering if it’s safe to go to a convenient care clinic or primary care clinic for care. James Liffrig, M.D., medical director of FirstHealth Convenient Care and board certified family medicine physician…
RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Agronomic Services lab has scaled back its testing to a few core services, making home soil testing another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, homeowners may be able to use the recommendations from a previous year’s test to maintain their…
HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Nursing Assistant program trains and prepares students to sit for the state exam and become a Certified Nurse Assistant. CNAs provide basic patient care under the direction of nursing staff.
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