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ROCKINGHAM — It’s easy to see some of the ways COVID-19 has altered our lives. Schools and many businesses are shut down, morning commute traffic is essentially nonexistent, and we are getting used to a more “socially distant” world, at least in the short term. But there are other changes…
PEMBROKE — Counseling master’s student Elzetter Norris has been awarded a national fellowship to support her education at UNC Pembroke. The Pembroke native has aspirations as a professional counselor working with individuals suffering from mental health and addiction disorders.
HAMLET — Rebecca Sparks of Hamlet has always been passionate about helping people, but only recently has she turned that passion into a career.
HAMLET — Kimani Spruill is proudly wearing her brand new Carolina blue T-shirt, the one she received when she became the first Richmond Community College student to be accepted into the C-STEP co-admission program with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Friday, 24 April 2020 15:57

COLUMN: Just another day of fishin' Part II

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Last week I told you the first part of my fishing trip to Smith’s Lake (a small lake on the upper Pee Dee River). How, as we entered the lake through a small passageway, a log had fallen across the small opening, and as we passed under it, a flea-bitten…
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!
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