Keep up-to-date on the latest lifestyle news from Richmond County

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.
Monday, 06 April 2020 14:41

COLUMN: I miss my hugs and handshakes

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As this pandemic continues, most people are practicing social distancing and for good reason. Why, these days I can’t even steal a kiss from my wife.
HAMLET — Graduates of the Dialysis Technology program at Richmond Community College are filling vital technician positions at Davita Dialysis and Fresenius Kidney Care centers throughout Richmond, Scotland, Robeson and Moore counties.
HAMLET — Richmond Community College will begin registering students for the new Emergency Medical Science program that will start this fall semester. Registration opens Wednesday, April 8, for fall semester.
HAMLET — While many people have found creative ways to be entertained at home during this time of restrictive travel and gathering, the Cole Auditorium has confirmed new dates for the remaining two shows of the 2019-20 DeWitt Performing Arts Series.
PINEHURST — Certified Nurses Day was nationally recognized this week to honor board-certified nurses across the nation who have advanced their careers. Now, more than ever, we celebrate the 346 board certified nurses who work across the FirstHealth system for their professionalism, leadership and commitment to excellence in patient care.
Friday, 20 March 2020 16:10

COLUMN: It's spring cleaning time again

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Most people who live in our great country have both winter and summer clothes. The winter weather calls for heavier clothing, while our hot summers call for lighter clothes. Folks shovel snow in the winter and bathe at the beach in the summer months.
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