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Hamlet – Former attorney, community college instructor, grant writer and business owner Gypsie Murdaugh will lead a free two-part seminar at Richmond Community College to teach people how to seek and procure funding for a nonprofit organization.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 07:38

Local Hospitals Earn "A" Grade for Safety

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PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond have both earned an “A” grade on Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades.

EAST ROCKINGHAM - At 1:05 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, emergency crews we’re dispatched to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Mill Road and 4th Street Aleo, near the once Aleo-Sandhurst Plant in East Rockingham.

HAMLET -- As October is often times most associated with the colors of Halloween or breast cancer awareness, there's another color that's making waves in schools across Richmond County. And the color is red.

ROCKINGHAM -- Smart Start and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are working together to bring books to North Carolina’s youngest children through funding provided by the North Carolina General Assembly.

ROCKINGHAM - Arts Richmond is a non-profit organization located in downtown Rockingham and is one of the biggest advocates for the arts and culture within Richmond County. It has been “celebrating the creative spirit since 1979”, and the celebration continued Monday night in its first fall social fundraiser at the bowling alley in Rockingham.

Charles Vaughn and Daisy Brown were not really hunting for bears on Saturday, but each of them got one anyway.

HAMLET – Thousands of people were “all aboard” in downtown Hamlet over the weekend.

Monday, 30 October 2017 13:54

Destiny Buie: An Animal Lover with a Future

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HAMLET – The 35th annual Seaboard Festival was held in Hamlet on Saturday, October 28th with the usual number of vendors and various attractions lining each side of Main Street.

RICHMOND COUNTY – With only one week left until Election Day 2017, it’s been relatively quiet on the political front in Richmond County this election season. 

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