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RICHMOND COUNTY - Richmond County Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming Events

PEMBROKE - Feeling Stretched as a Caregiver? 

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide you with the tools you need to take care of yourself.

HAMLET - Saturday, May 5th the Hamlet Middle School gymnasium was the location of the first annual Hamlet Business Development Association’s “Talent Search.”


HAMLET – Eight STEM students in a Drone Academy at Richmond Community College are learning how to legally operate Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (better known as drones) in preparation to earn the certification required to fly drones for commercial purposes. 

CONCORD - This week, May 7th – 11th, the United States will celebrate the 33rd official Teacher Appreciation Week to honor teachers all over the country. While 1985 marked the first federally recognized day to honor teachers, the history of teacher appreciation runs far deeper.


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.

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