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ROCKINGHAM — Seventy-six members of the Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club attended the 28th Annual Junior Beta Convention at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, North Carolina, held Feb. 3-5, 2020. Members of the club competed in the following competitions: Jewelry Making, Recyclable art, Woodworking, Sculpture, Fiber Arts, Two-dimensional…
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 17:03

Triple Nickles show support for GPAC

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PEMBROKE — James Bass (center), executive director of GPAC, accepts a $2,000 check from members of the Fayetteville-Fort Bragg Chapter of the 555th Parachute Infantry Association “Triple Nickles." The group made a surprise gift to the Givens Performing Arts Center before the Broadway tour production of Bandstand on Jan. 29.…
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 16:08

John Coltrane: Hamlet's contribution to jazz

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One of the most influential musicians in jazz history was (technically) from Hamlet. Saxophonist and composer John William Coltrane was born in his parents’ apartment at 200 Hamlet Ave. on Sept. 23, 1926 and, though he moved with his family to High Point less than two years later, his birthplace…
Monday, 24 February 2020 16:44

7th birthday a blast for Discovery Place Kids

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ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place Kids ended its seventh birthday party on Sunday with a bang.
Friday, 21 February 2020 16:37

COLUMN: Ma's old cook stove

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In the ‘40s, my grandparents moved from their farm in the Capel’s Mill section of Richmond County to a farm just north of Rockingham.
Thursday, 20 February 2020 14:38

Washington Street students make Honor Roll

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ROCKINGHAM — Washington Street School recently announced its Honor Roll Students for the second nine weeks.
Thursday, 20 February 2020 12:12

L.J. Bell releases Honor Roll list

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ROCKINGHAM — L.J. Bell Elementary has announced its "A" Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.
HAMLET — When Nicole Benton walked across the stage at Richmond Community College’s graduation ceremony to accept her college degree last May, she was reminded of all the hard work and dedication it took to get her to this point in her life.
PINEHURST— FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care recently welcomed nurse practitioner Skyler Rogers to the team.
CHARLOTTE — Global Sport Management, a new masters-level program that Pfeiffer University will offer in Charlotte beginning fall 2020, has begun accepting applications. The program aims to prepare students to hold leadership positions in the front offices of sports teams and organizations — and to thrive in the increasingly international…
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