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ROCKINGHAM — Service members exiting the military will have an opportunity later this month to meet with regional employers and possibly secure a job.

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HAMLET — Veterans who are residents of two local nursing homes were recognized by one of Richmond County’s veterans organizations Monday afternoon.

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RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains.

After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and the layoffs aren’t over in its optical lab in Winston-Salem. In total, some 137 employees, including 76 blind people and 15 veterans, will face unemployment.

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HAMLET — The lobby of Cole Auditorium was filled with veterans and community members Thursday morning to honor those who put their lives on the line in the military.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s veterans gained another way to treat battlefield trauma.

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 HAMLET — In a patriotic service to celebrate Richmond County's “everyday heroes,” Dr. Allison Farrah, pastor of First Baptist Church, led the congregation and choir to demonstrate appreciation for those who protect and serve the community on Sunday, July 14.

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ROCKINGHAM — For more than 30 years, motorcycle riders from across the nation have descended on the nation’s capital on Memorial Day weekend for Rolling Thunder to bring awareness of those in the military who were declared prisoners of war or missing in action.

One Richmond County veteran, teacher and photographer has participated in the event twice, including this past weekend.

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Sunday, 14 April 2019 15:22

Robinson, Covington rock South Carolina stage

MCBEE, S.C. — They both hail from Richmond County. They both spent time playing in Nashville. But they had never shared a stage — until Saturday.

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ROCKINGHAM – On Nov. 11, 2017, veterans of all branches of the United States armed forces will be recognized. In doing so, it must not be forgotten the struggles a lot of them face each day of their lives.

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HAMLET – Senior veterans gathered at the Cole Auditorium on Richmond Community College’s campus Thursday for lunch, entertainment and a variety of information.

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