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HAMLET - Talent shows are a perennially popular place to showcase local vocalists and the Hamlet Business Development Association (HBDA) hopes to do just that with their first annual “Star Search” on May 5th. 

CORDOVA - After nearly two years, the same water problems keep popping up over and over again for Archie Chavis of the Cordova Community.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 05:01

Vehicle Has Collision on Zion Church Road

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CORDOVA - The driver was not seriously injured Monday morning around 7:24 a.m. when his vehicle collided with a tree on Zion Church Road in Cordova.

Editor's note:  It is the policy of the Richmond Observer to print news release material in its original format as it was received with minimal, if any, editorial adjustments.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – March 19, 2018 – CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX) today announced the appointment of Angela (“Angie”) C. Williams as vice president and controller as successor to Andrew (“Drew”) L. Glassman, who has provided notice that he will be leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities.  Glassman has agreed to stay on through June 30, 2018, to assist with the transition.

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 05:03

Opportunity to Save Lives Coming Soon

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ROCKINGHAM - As the saying goes, sometimes the best things in life are free.  For those who have given the gift of blood, knowing they are helping to save lives can be a very rewarding experience.

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CHARLOTTE - The pundit class and Washington lobbyists have loudly warned that President Trump’s new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum will provoke a trade war.

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Hamlet, N.C. (March 19, 2018) – Richmond Community College is bringing in several guest speakers from local agencies to talk about career pathways into human services, as well as the demand for more human services professionals in the field to handle social issues that plague today’s communities.

ELLERBE - The Town of Ellerbe Parks and Recreation Department reminds us to "Go ahead and get those kids signed up for baseball/softball."

PEMBROKE - A special family caregiver retreat, “Taking Time for Me,” will be offered at the Rockfish Camp and Retreat Center in Parkton on Friday, April 20th, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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