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HAMLET – It was an atmosphere of giving at the Cole Auditorium Tuesday morning, as Richmond Community College made a major announcement that will benefit future teachers.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:27

Local Business Spotlight: Todd's Computer Sales and Service

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In this week’s edition of the RO’s exclusive “Local Business Spotlight” column, contributor Cleve Baxley meets with Todd Tillis, the owner and of Todd’s Computer Sales and Service.

PINEHURST – Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, contributing to more cancer deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancers combined. According to American Cancer Society estimates, there will be about 222,500 new cases of lung cancer and about 155,870 lung cancer deaths this year.

HAMLET – What do you get when you combine twirling hula hoops, soaring acrobats, juggling tennis balls, and loud laughs all to the sound of music and a beat? A Flip FabriQue Show, a new kind of circus.

ROCKINGHAM – As first reported by FirstHealth of the Carolinas on Tuesday, October 17, its computer network “experienced a downtime event” that day at 2:15 p.m. The immediate shutdown was voluntarily implemented (and has continued) as a precautionary measure due to a potential threat from a malware virus.

RALEIGH – The 2017 edition of the North Carolina State Fair is a wrap, and two local students found success while doing what they love.

ELLERBE – If you happened to have been cruising the back roads of northern Richmond County with your windows down on the evening of Saturday, October 21, and heard the stimulating sounds of bluegrass music wafting through the pines, you were not hallucinating. 

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 08:08

Domestic Violence Vigil Held to Honor Lives Lost to Disputes

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ROCKINGHAM – New Horizons Life and Family Services held its annual vigil on Monday at the old courthouse building in downtown Rockingham.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 08:03

Roberdel Baptist Church Fall Festival

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ROCKINGHAM – When considering Halloween events to go to, don’t count out Roberdel Baptist Church’s Fall Fest.

HAMLET – Who goes to school on a Saturday? Richmond County Schools’ STEAM teachers, that’s who.

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