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RALEIGH – Two new reports over the weekend revealed how, since 2010, Republicans in Raleigh have eroded North Carolina’s public education system and ended many public service pathways to a middle-class lifestyle.

CHARLOTTE - Should a school principal be disciplined for discussing the positive aspects of firearms with students?

WASHINGTON – North Carolina Senate President pro-tem Phil Berger (R-Rockingham County) today named Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) to the committee that will work to place a statue of Dr. Billy Graham in the U.S. Capitol.

Monday, 30 April 2018 05:01

L.J. Bell Honor Roll

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THIRD GRADE: Olivia Ford, Jonah Gellen, Ben Lutz, Mayson McDonald, Kaylan Parsons, Forever Spencer, Aubri Gibson, Aaden Gardner, Haley Singleton, Patrick Smith, Caleb Heaton and Lianna Carr.


FOURTH GRADE: Brianna Bouldin, Macy Frye, Carter Shepherd, Connor Thrower, Cole Thrower, Kellie English, Cordelia Simmons, Skyler Collins, Taylor Crouch, Laney Dawkins, Ethan Nguyen, Markie Wyland, Zoie Harden, Mitchell Newton and Karla Zimora


FIFTH GRADE: Ava Edmonson, Cate Kensey, Jacey McRae, Jordon Odom, Connor Phifer, Landon Summerlin, Raylan Talbert, Roley Taylor, Elijah Callahan, Alyssa Heaton, Karley Simmons, Michael Barbee, Michael Holder, Sarah Nessell, Madalyn Butler,Riley Brown, Tess Bryant, Taeyona Harrington, Drew Hudson, Sophia McElduff, Gracie McRae, Tytiana Moore, Joe Parsons, Hanna Smith, Landon Taylor, Melanie Yoteco Carranza and Kylie Hood

ROCKINGHAM-  In the upcoming Democratic primary, Christian Cano is running against Dan McCready.  Both candidates are from Charlotte. 

Monday, 30 April 2018 05:05

RichmondCC Gearing Up for Summer STEM Camps

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HAMLET - Richmond Community College is once again hosting the RCC G.R.E.A.T. Summer Camps, which focus on science, technology, engineering and math, better known as STEM camps.

Monday, 30 April 2018 05:03

Chick-N-Pick-N Bluegrass & Country Jamboree

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NORMAN - According to Town of Norman Mayor Kenneth Broadway, approximately one thousand people attended the first ever Chick-N-Pick-N Bluegrass/Country Jamboree held in downtown Norman N.C. on Saturday.

CORDOVA - The Ashley Chapel Community Organization is hosting a Town Hall Forum on Thursday, May 3, 2018, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Ashley Chapel Community Center, 297 Mizpah Road, in Rockingham, NC. 

PINEHURST – Creative arts therapy is based on the idea that the creative act can be healing. According to the American Cancer Society, arts therapy can help people express hidden emotions, and reduce stress, fear and anxiety.

ROCKINGHAM - A local outlet for a world-renowned business, Merle Norman, participates in celebrating National Teachers Day in a unique way.

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