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 ROCKINGHAM – This Saturday, October 7,, will be an important day in Richmond County as Rockingham’s VFW Post 4203 will be hosting its annual charity yard sale.

DOBBINS HEIGHTS – The Dobbin Heights Community Center welcomed residents from all over Richmond County into its doors Tuesday for the last expungement clinic of the year.

Thursday, 05 October 2017 07:46

Essential Oils: The New Trend of Richmond County

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HAMLET - Most of us are too young to remember, but there was a time when people pretty much took care of themselves in most every facet of life.

In another new featured column, the Richmond Observer is proud to announce it will be showcasing a weekly “Raiders Marching Band Member of the Week.” Written by Celve Baxley, this feature will shadow the Official Richmond County Athlete of the Week.

ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Commissioners meeting was held Tuesday in Courtroom C at the Justice Center.  And, as usual, there were comments and questions regarding various types of events, projects, and situations throughout the county. What was not so “usual” was the range of focus that characterized the session.

HAMLET – The FirstHealth Board of Directors has accepted a recommendation from the FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Hamlet Board of Advisors to discontinue providing clinical services at Moore Regional Hospital-Hamlet. The last day for clinical services at the hospital in Hamlet will be November 3, 2017.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 11:10

Local Business Spotlight: Family Pharmacy

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In continuing its new column, the Richmond Observer and contributor Cleve Baxley will showcase a local business in Richmond County each week. The question-and-answer format is to highlight what local businesses are doing in the community, and the RO being a large supporter of small businesses, encourages you to nominate a local business to be featured in this new weekly column.

HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center will offer a free seminar on Wednesday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium. Author and business owner Diane Wolfe will present information about effective websites and blogging for small businesses.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 10:55

NASCAR Community Mourns the Loss of Robert Yates

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On Monday evening, NASCAR Hall of Famer, Robert Yates, passed away after battling liver cancer for a year at the age of 74.

HOFFMAN – An opportunity to apply for an invigorating career with the North Carolina Department of Corrections is coming to town.   

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