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PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke celebrated a major milestone Thursday morning during a topping out ceremony for the $38 million dollar James A. Thomas Hall which will house the Thomas School of Business.
HAMLET — As education continues through an individual’s life, many students who come through Richmond Community College return to receive additional training or retraining for a new position or earn certifications to enhance their current position. Part of RichmondCC’s mission is to provide educational opportunities for people no matter what…
PEMBROKE — A UNC Pembroke student and recent graduate spent their summer break applying their classroom knowledge in real-world experiences through an internship at a high-level aerospace engineering company in Alabama with Pembroke roots.
PINEHURST— FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report.
Friday, 24 July 2020 15:42

COLUMN: First Bridge across the Pee Dee River

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At first, the many native tribes that lived along the Pee Dee River used dugout canoes to navigate the mighty river. When the white settlers came, they also used small wooden jon boats or rafts on the river.
RALEIGH — Thanks to a generous donation from the late Tom Rabe, his wife Jean and the Rabe family, a new 1,000 square foot observation deck is now open on top of Morrow Mountain.
PINEHURST — Brian T. Burgess, D.O., Ph.D., was attracted to the practice of gynecologic oncology because of his interest in surgical care and the complexity of the area of medicine, but, ultimately, it’s the patients that drew him to this highly specialized field.
ROCKINGHAM — The educator side of one Richmond County Schools media specialist made her want to help keep reading alive with her students and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.
HAMLET — Just like electricity courses through wires and conductors to create a circuit, Jared Luckey has made a similar full-circle journey in his young career.
Friday, 17 July 2020 18:00

COLUMN: Bubba goes to the beach

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Several years ago my friend Bubba and I decided we would take our wives on a weekend trip to the beach. Now if you have been keeping up with my column, you know that going anywhere with Bubba is an adventure.
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