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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.
PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke junior Jorden Revels is one of 55 students selected nationwide as a 2019 Udall Scholar.
ROCKINGHAM — Events at Discovery Place Kids during the month of May will center around the environment and keeping the planet clean.
HAMLET — Through its member-funded SECU Foundation, State Employees Credit Union has awarded four local students the SECU Bridge to Career Workforce Development scholarship valued at $500 to study at Richmond Community College.
Thursday, 25 April 2019 19:57

Jenkins set to release debut novel Sept. 24

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ROCKINGHAM — Lance Jenkins, the co-founder of The Richmond Observer, will release his debut novel titled "A New Requiem" this fall.
PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke senior business students Josh Brooks and Joey Bartch took home third place at the Association of Private Enterprise Education’s 9th annual Undergraduate Research Competition.
HAMLET — Three employees of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce were recently awarded scholarships at a regional conference.
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