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

Friday, 04 May 2018 05:01

Richmond County Hospice Receives Honors

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice, Inc has been named a 2018 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys and advanced analytics.

ROCKINGHAM – Health care professionals from FirstHealth of the Carolinas will share information of particular interest for women during FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond’s Annual “Just for You” Women’s Series.

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund (TPPCF) Chairman Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement, announcing that the Super PAC associated with the nation’s largest Tea Party group has endorsed Mark Harris for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th congressional district:

Friday, 04 May 2018 05:04

Animal Shelter: Fact vs. Fiction

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ROCKINGHAM - § 19A-32.1. Minimum holding period for animals in animal shelters: public viewing of animal’s shelters; disposition of animals.

Thursday, 03 May 2018 05:06

Primary Election Time is Here- Where to Vote

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RICHMOND COUNTY-  The primary election is upon us.  Early voting, which has been available for several weeks, will officially end this Saturday.

The last opportunities to cast your vote early will be Thursday May 3 and Friday May 4  from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and this Saturday May 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Richmond County Cooperative Extension Office at 123 Caroline Street in Rockingham. 

Thursday, 03 May 2018 05:05

FirstHealth Hosts Diabetes Day Boot Camp

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth of the Carolinas providers gathered together for a “Diabetes Day Boot Camp.”  

The event was held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. 

The event was designed specifically for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, certified diabetes educators and other health care professionals; (e.g., dental hygienists, retirement home and home health staff, etc.) who care for patients with diabetes or who manage the complications related to diabetes. 

FirstHealth providers and staff who attended included (bottom row from left to right):  Alexis Elliott, LCSW, CDE, CHES, CSPC; Kathy Mason, M.S., R.D., CSSD; and Shelby Hudson, PharmD, M.S; (top row from left to right): Scott Crow, Ph.D., R.D., LDN, CDE; Christine McBride, PA-C; Melissa Herman, R.D., LDN, CDE; Michele Cole, R.D., LDN, CDE; and Doretta Wright, M.S., R.D., LDN, CDE.


RALEIGH –  Vice-President Mike Pence, during his recent visit to Charlotte, by his own admission, implied that the number of workers who benefit from the bill amounts to one percent of North Carolina’s workforce.

Thursday, 03 May 2018 05:04

RCC to Host Free Seminar for Small Businesses

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HAMLET – Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center will present a free seminar on Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10, that will help individuals learn the concepts of entrepreneurship and gain practical lessons for starting a small business or building upon an existing one.

Thursday, 03 May 2018 05:03

Explore the Work of a True Renaissance Man

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ROCKINGHAM - Don't miss out: Da Vinci's Machines closes May 6!

Da Vinci's Machines brings the innovations of Leonardo da Vinci to life. This all-new exhibition features over 75 inventions reconstructed from his illustrations and writings. 

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