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Wednesday, 09 December 2020 17:40

Three to join the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame

RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced the addition of three new members to the N.C. Agricultural Hall of Fame – John Holman Cyrus of Raleigh, Fred N. Colvard of Jefferson and Marshall W. Grant of Garysburg.

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST — Many people are stressed and concerned about their health due to COVID-19. If you are a tobacco user, or someone you care about is a tobacco user, you may have the added stress of worrying about an increased risk for COVID-19.  

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The “Great Vape Scare of 2019” is well underway, as more than 380 people have been diagnosed with a severe lung condition that has been traced back to the use of e-cigarettes and THC vaping devices. So far, seven people have died as a result. But governments rush to ban vape products that may or may not be responsible for causing the damage.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 12 August 2019 14:39

COLUMN: Remembering the hot days of August


Nowadays during the month of August, children are returning from camp or vacations. Within the next few weeks they will be headed back to school. Clothes and school supplies have to be bought and whatever else that is required for the start of the school year.

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RALEIGH — Workers meander through green rows of plants, glancing sideways as they go and dipping their brimmed caps against the setting sun. A white Chevy pickup stops at the top of the slope, and farmer Shane Whitaker jumps out and walks among the crops.

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Spurred by a public health scare, Congress is considering a big-government power grab to save young adults from themselves. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Leroy Brown and Carlos Violrio, both of Richmond County, celebrate their one-year anniversary of being tobacco-free and graduating from FirstHealth’s FirstQuit program on Feb. 28 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond in Rockingham.

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