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ELLERBE ― The “World’s Largest Strawberry” is becoming known for something other than produce and ice cream ― live music.
HAMLET — If you receive an email from engineer Jason Dailey, it will most likely include his name in English and in Japanese characters. That’s because Dailey works for Japanese manufacturer FCC in Laurinburg.
PINEHURST— While the reunion is taking on a new form in 2020, FirstHealth of the Carolinas is looking forward to celebrating “graduates” of the Clarke Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in late September.
PEMBROKE — After spending the last two summers with engineers at one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, David Green can attest to the saying, "not all learning takes place in the classroom."
Good luck trying to keep up with 75-year-old Margaret Baker of Pinehurst. She is a local tennis champion. Avid swimmer. She has hiked in most Western states and parts of Canada with Jack, her husband of 56 years and best friend. Ovarian cancer was never on her agenda.
Friday, 28 August 2020 14:58

COLUMN: A walk down memory lane

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This summer I had my timber cut around my house and the farm. There were probably close to 20 acres of trees. The loggers clear-cut and ground just about all the trees into chips. This means even the limbs and leaves were ground. They left our small farm with only…
PEMBROKE —U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will appear as UNC Pembroke’s final guest in the 2019-20 Distinguished Speaker Series.
PINEHURST — Joe Haralson, BSN, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 16:56

COLUMN: Putting a hop-skip in your step

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As we age and our children leave home to build lives of their own, we tend to become more aware of the little things that we’ve always taken for granted.
PEMBROKE — Jessica Collogan, an accomplished research library leader, has been named dean of Library Services at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Collogan’s appointment was approved unanimously by the Board of Trustees.
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