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HAMLET – Richmond Community College student Anna Auman of Hamlet received the 2018 Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding academic achievements of students in the N.C. Community College System. 

ROCKINGHAM - Emergency crews were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on the Highway 1 South bridge around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night.

CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger recently offered the following press releases addressing his introduction of a bill to defund sanctuary cities and fund “the wall”; announcing a $3 million grant to buy out flood-ravaged homes in Fayetteville; recognizing award-winning student artists from the Charlotte area; and acknowledging the National Day of Prayer.

CHARLOTTE – Congressional candidate Mark Harris was recently endorsed by the North Carolina Values Coalition, the Family Research Council Action Committee, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, and his wife Beth.  The following press releases addressed each of these announcements.

ROCKINGHAM - The Rockingham Parks and Recreation Department has issued the following announcements regarding lifeguard training, summer day camp, and swimming lessons.

HAMLET - The 2018 Senior Games of Richmond County held its closing ceremonies at the Hamlet Senior Center on the evening of Monday, April 30 after two weeks of a variety of sports, board games, art, stage performances, and delicious meals and healthy snacks. 

ROCKINGHAM - Citizens of Richmond County celebrated the National Day of Prayer at the Richmond County Courthouse on Thursday, May 3 at 12 noon.


HAMLET - Richmond Community College held a pinning ceremony Tuesday for 56 Nursing Assistant I and II students for completion of these programs.

HOFFMAN - A call that started as a report of a typical fire quickly turned serious on Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. at Wallace Parts and Scrap in Hoffman.

ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond County Commissioners conducted a busy and productive session during their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 1st.

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