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CHERAW, S.C. — The Blessing of the Hands during National Nurses Week is an annual ceremony at McLeod Health.
HAMLET — High school students who enter Richmond Community College’s Machining program are getting key tools of a machinist thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation.
PEMBROKE — A $10,000 gift from Cisco will provide important resources to provide cutting-edge opportunities for students in the computer science, information technology and cybersecurity programs at UNC Pembroke.
Hamlet — Students in the Welding Technology program at Richmond Community College finished out the spring semester with a friendly competition to see who was the best welder in their class.
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN – Seaman Apprentice Zoriah Johnson, a Rockingham, North Carolina, native, wanted to continue her family tradition of military service.
ROCKINGHAM — Lauren Millen, R.N., has been recognized as the February 2019 DAISY Award winner for FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
ASHEBORO —The North Carolina Zoo is the place to be Mother’s Day weekend. The Zoo will celebrate birds, blooms, bees and butterflies Saturday, May 11 with a variety of activities to promote education, conservation and fun from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 17:56

On-farm experiences abundant this summer

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RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services encourages travelers to make on-farm experiences a part of their summer travel plans.
ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo recently asked the public to help name its newest family member — a baby boy chimpanzee born Monday, March 18. The winning name chosen was “Obi” through an online poll on the Zoo’s website. Obi is a word of Nigerian origin meaning “one who…
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 14:05

Falconer: The thrill of the chase

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His lungs fill with the cool sweet smell of the season. He has waited months for this day. His dog is at his feet, its stubby tail twitching with anticipation. Perched on his left arm is a hawk — she has been waiting too.
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