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Friday, 04 September 2020 13:55

Richmond County Schools staff, parents honor Pillar

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Observer Sports Editor Kyle Pillar thought he was covering the unveiling of a new building at Richmond Senior High School on Thursday — but no such unveiling occurred. 

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 21 August 2020 12:01

COLUMN: Cowboys, teachers and 'Father Fix-it'

Where do cowboys come from? In my family’s case, they came from a farm in Ohio. My cousins Del and Dana were raised on that farm but had an itch to go to rodeo school out in Texas. And in due time they became cowboys, the real kind, cowpokes who fix fences, brand cattle, and sleep soundly in a bunk house after a 14-hour work day. When you’re young, you can do that kind of thing.

Published in Lifestyle

PEMBROKE — Homecoming is a time when alumni, faculty and friends reflect on UNC Pembroke’s storied past while taking part in time-honored traditions such as bonfires, tailgating and parades.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 30 September 2019 13:43

COLUMN: Change how we pay teachers

About this time last year, progressive activists and Democratic politicians were trumpeting the news that North Carolina was 49th in the country in friendliness to teachers, according to a study by the website WalletHub. The state’s low ranking proved that Republicans disliked public education, they alleged.

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — A bill introduced this year by state Sen. Tom McInnis, R-Richmond, to keep teachers in the classroom was signed into law by Gov. Roy Cooper on Monday.

Published in Local News
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ROCKINGHAM – For Richmond County Schools’ teachers, principals and central office staff, the start of Monday’s classes can’t come quickly enough. But before they head to their classrooms, RCS held its annual convocation ceremony Thursday afternoon in Richmond Senior High School’s cafeteria.

Published in Local News