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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 09:28

Shelter Manager Begins Career Path at RichmondCC

HAMLET – Veronica Roberts of Hamlet is the shelter manager at New Horizons Life and Family Services, which is a domestic violence organization located in Richmond County. She is also a 2015 Richmond Community College graduate with an associate degree in Human Services Technology and two certificates in Social Gerontology and At-Risk Youth Technician.

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Thursday, 27 July 2017 08:01

Hamlet: Once a Cold Spot for the South



At one time, Hamlet had one of the largest cold spots in the South, all year round. It originated chills not only in the area, but up and down the east coast.

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Hamlet, N.C. (July 26, 2017) – Through its member-funded SECU Foundation, State Employees Credit Union has awarded five local students an SECU Continuing Education Scholarship valued at $750 to study at Richmond Community College.

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HAMLET – The grand celebration and membership drive kick-off for the President’s Club of Richmond Community College will now be held Sept 28 starting at 6 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium.


The President’s Club is an exclusive club for alumni and other individuals interested in supporting and connecting with RichmondCC.

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HAMLET – Richmond Community College will hold a mandatory orientation for its fall truck driver training course at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, in room 130 of the Lindsey-Petris Building on the college’s main campus in Hamlet. This orientation session is the first step for people who want to get into the training class and begin a career in the trucking industry.

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Hamlet – Anthony Fuller decided to open Premier Auto Imports in downtown Hamlet after doing some research about the need for a foreign car dealer in Richmond County. Being new to the area, he worked with Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center to become more familiar with the surrounding community and to develop a plan for his business.

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HAMLET -- The Hamlet City Council held its July meeting Tuesday night at council chambers located at 201 Main Street in Hamlet.

In the first city council meeting since the cancellation of the Fourth of July events, constituents and city employees filled the chambers to hear a variety of reports of the city's well-being. In an atmosphere that can be defined as "calm, cool and collected," the council was readily prepared to discuss last week's holiday events.

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Hamlet City Manager Jonathan Blanton published an open letter to the citizens of Hamlet and the surrounding communities yesterday on the city's Facebook page, defending the city's decision to cancel July 4 festivities. Below is the complete transcript of that letter:

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HAMLET – A urogynecologist with FirstHealth Urogynecology in Hamlet, Dr. Harris-Hicks is seeking patients to participate voluntarily in a clinical trial involving a study drug for overactive bladder.

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ELLERBE - With the cancellation of Hamlet's July 4 activities, Ellerbe's 4th of July Jamboree and Fireworks becomes the only Independence Day event in the county today, and it will likely prove to be a huge turnout and success.

The City of Hamlet on Monday announced their event would be cancelled as a result of heightened security concerns related to a recent homicide in the town. City Manager Jonathan Blanton said it was an "important call" to make for the safety of those who may attend.

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