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On April 9, 2019, more than 120 leaders from across North Carolina are anticipated at the Lumber River Council of Governments in Pembroke for the North Carolina Disaster Recovery Roundtable. The event is an opportunity for community leaders to learn about the recovery process and rebuilding after a disaster. It will provide a targeted discussion on cost of recovery and financial concerns of disaster recovery. 

HAMLET — Box jumps, wall balls, bench press, deadlifts and kettle-bell swings are just a few exercises local first responders will be doing in the High Intensity Training class that Richmond Community College will be offering this spring at the Rockingham Rescue Squad. 

GREENSBORO — Margaree Brown grew up in Everetts, North Carolina. Her high school had fewer than 400 students. Her graduating class was a group of just 40.

Monday, 08 April 2019 03:53

Hamlet closing NC 177 for sewer repair

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HAMLET — Residents heading south on N.C. 177 this morning and the rest of the day will have to pick a different route.

MCBEE, S.C. — Two musicians with Richmond County roots and Nashville notes will be sharing a stage for a free concert next weekend.

HAMLET — One of the objectives of Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy’s Student Government Association is to help the local community. And the group of student leaders is coming together this spring to give a helping hand to area students.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College has signed on to a unique co-admissions program with the University of North Carolina-Greensboro to help RichmondCC students move seamlessly into bachelor degree programs.

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Fire Department is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as they kick off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to raise critical funds to help transform the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.

HAMLET — Jim Quick and Coastline will be bringing their own genre of music known as “Swamp Soul” to the Cole Auditorium for the annual spring Gala on Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service is urging North Carolina residents to think safety and exercise extra caution when burning materials during the spring fire season. The spring fire season typically runs from March through May, and is historically the time when wildfires are most likely to occur.

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