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HAMLET — Richmond Community College leaders recently visited VBC Manufacturing to tour the Hamlet facility and to discuss customized training for more than a hundred employees working at various levels of operation.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:09

Free breakfast doubling as food, toy drive

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ROCKINGHAM — A group comprised mostly of Richmond County elected officials is offering the community a morning meal.

RALEIGH — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and former N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory lead the pack in the latest Civitas Institute poll focusing on the Republican primary.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recently announced recipients of over $1.3 million in funding from the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The funding will be used for projects that enhance the quality of specialty crops grown in North Carolina.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 18:01

Rockingham Fire Department raises money for engineer

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ROCKINGHAM — One local fire department is banding together to help one of its own.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly making several purchases with a stolen debit card.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 14:57

REaCH valedictorian Padron awarded $10k scholarship

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ROCKINGHAM — The valedictorian of the 2019 graduating class of Richmond Early College High School was recently recognized as one of several winners of a $10,000 scholarship for Latino students.

RALEIGH — The "Tree of Life" is on display in downtown Raleigh at the State Capitol grounds (Wilmington Street side) in memory of 1,445 individuals who died in a crash on North Carolina roadways over the 2018 calendar year.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be offering an associate degree in Emergency Medical Science beginning fall 2020 in order to meet a future industry standard that will require licensed EMTs to have a two-year degree. 

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 13:26

SHERIFF: SBI investigating arrest 'for transparency'

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ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is now looking into an arrest that was live streamed on social media at the Richmond Senior football game last week, an agency spokesperson confirmed.

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