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CHARLOTTE — As forecasters predict another active Atlantic hurricane season, the American Red Cross Greater Carolinas Region is seeking additional volunteers to respond to a growing number of climate-driven disasters. This year’s heightened hurricane outlook is part of a years-long trend of more frequent and intense climate disasters, such as hurricanes, wildfires, severe storms and floods.

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ROCKINGHAM — Workers with the Richmond County Solid Waste Department picked up four fewer bags of trash in March than in February.

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CHARLOTTE — The Red Cross encourages to the community to resolve to volunteer in the New Year.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 seniors across Richmond County received a box of fresh produce Monday from the Sandhills AgInnovation Center.

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CHARLOTTE — Yuri Lopez was orphaned at the age of two and spent her childhood shifting between 14 orphanages in Honduras. But her life was transformed one Christmas when she received a shoebox filled with gifts from the North Carolina-based international Christian ministry Samaritan’s Purse. That’s when she “experienced hope for the very first time.”

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Thursday, 24 June 2021 21:12

Habitat dedicates home in Hamlet

HAMLET — The paint wasn’t quite dry Thursday during the dedication of Amber Baldwin’s new home through Habitat for Humanity of the N.C. Sandhills.

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HAMLET — As Habitat for Humanity of the N.C. Sandhills prepares to dedicate its latest Richmond County home, the group is seeking volunteers for its next project.

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ROCKINGHAM — Volunteers picked up more than three tons of garbage from Richmond County roadsides this weekend.

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ROCKINGHAM — A group of around 20 animal rights activists stood in front of the Richmond County administration building Tuesday afternoon, calling for changes at the animal shelter — including a new director.

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ASHEBORO — North Carolina Zoo Volunteer Coordinator Toy Lambeth was honored with the Governor’s Awards for Excellence for Human Relations on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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