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Which do you think is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their parents? Which matters more, nature or nurture? These aren’t the questions you think of when you think of economists. But…
PINEHURST — Brittany Fowler, R.N., has been recognized as the August 2018 DAISY Award Winner for FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Fowler is a nurse at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst and currently works on the 3 Surgical Orthopaedics and Urology unit. She was nominated by a patient who, in…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:18

Ellerbe Middle Names Honor Roll Students

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Ellerbe Middle School has named its honor roll for the first nine weeks. Students making the A Honor Roll are as follows: Sixth Grade: Gavin Applewhite, Alexander Bahneman, Mikayla English, Mariana Estrada, Ashly Gonzalez Aguilar, Mia Green, Joaquain Jackson, Ayden Locklear, Garret Mabe, Kenneth McCormick, Sarah Meacham, Charlotte Morrison, Jaden…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 15:07

12 Named to Honor Roll Lists at Ashley Chapel

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ROCKINGHAM — A dozen students made honor roll for the first nine weeks of the school year at Ashley Chapel Educational Center.
Johnny Neel is a singer/songwriter/musician based in Nashville, Tennessee, but had humble beginnings in Wilmington, Delaware, where he was born on June 11, 1954. He is widely known for his time spent writing, singing and touring as a member of The Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule and the Dickey Betts…
HAMLET — Pastor Allison Farrah, staff, and members of First Baptist Church welcomed around 500 trunk-or-treaters on Halloween evening. More than a dozen vehicles were decorated by church members, and a wide assortment of treats were passed out to the hundreds of children and adults as they strolled through the…
It takes a special person who is willing to give up the comforts of normal everyday living to venture out into the missions field. One must become selfless in order to focus solely on the needs of others. Some know their calling in this field years before it takes place,…
HAMLET - Sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. we were to “fall back” to 1:00 a.m. in order to join most of our society in the recognition of - and abeyance unto – the magical realm of returning to “standard time” from daylight saving time. So why do we follow this…
ROCKINGHAM — A handful of kids got a dose of the great outdoors while indoors at Leath Memorial Library Wednesday night. The sounds of crickets chirping and a fire crackling filled the Little Room, which featured a reading tent, craft table and campsite with hay bales and tents for the…
Friday, 02 November 2018 05:03

Making of a Quail Hunter: Part 6

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HAMLET - About the time Red became a fully broken bird dog, there came some lean years for bird hunting. I suspect the DDT in insecticides was the culprit because, after its banning, the birds started to come back. Mike shot an old pump with a taped grip that looked…
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