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Wednesday, 06 June 2018 05:05

D-Day: An Invasion Date Determined by the Weather

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HAMLET - Today marks the 74th anniversary of the largest single day military operation in history. Generally referred to as “D-Day” (although this term is technically a relatively common way to reference the date of commencement for any significant military operation), June 6th of 1944 was the day on which…
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 05:03

On The Road with Idlewild South

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ON THE ROAD - Being on the road as a traveling/touring musician isn’t all glamor as most people think. Doing a run of shows/concerts means a lot of travel to meet the deadlines of “load in and sound check” and these deadlines must be met so the show can go…
HAMLET - Last week, Gary Overcash of Rockingham’s Carter Funeral Home was named incoming chairman of the North Carolina Funeral Directors’ Association (NCFDA). In the process of researching background information about the Association, interesting information was discovered in regard to the history and development of this body. Editor’s note: The…
Hamlet, N.C. (May 23, 2018) – Richmond Community College will host the finals for the Rocket League Gaming Tournament on June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium. Eight elite teams will face off in the final rounds of the competition to vie for the championship…
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 05:02

Caleb Dickens:  Destined for Stardom

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HAMLET - We all know of many outstanding students, and it is during this time of year (i.e., end of school session, graduations, etc.) that accolades and kudos are bestowed upon such individuals. But there is one particular young man in Richmond County whose talents are so profound as to…
PINEHURST – Every day, people make a gift to someone in need. It might be a meal or help with a chore. Many times, the gift is something more substantial. Moved by life experience and by the patients he treats in emergency departments at FirstHealth of the Carolinas, one local…
PINEHURST – Sergeant Crystal Gary (right) of the U.S. Army Reserve presents Leigh Formyduval (left), regional director of operations for FirstHealth Physician Group, with the Patriot Award. The Patriot Award was created by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, to publicly recognize individuals…
Hamlet, N.C. (May 24, 2018) – Students in Richmond Community College’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC/R) program are learning about new technology used for heating, cooling and keeping food fresh, thanks to equipment donated by partnering businesses and companies.
ROCKINGHAM - Not long ago I was talking with my oldest daughter Jessica who lives out of town. She has been a stay-at-home mom since her first baby was born six years ago; now she has two, one age six and one age four.
Rockingham, NC, MAY, 2018 — During the 2018 MDA Fill the Boot campaign, the dedicated members of the Rockingham Fire Department took to the streets to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases live longer and grow stronger. May 4th – 6th $3,453.00 was raised…
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