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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. 

Thursday, 03 May 2018 05:02

Chamber of Commerce Announces Upcoming Events

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RICHMOND COUNTY - The Chamber of Commerce announces the following events during the next few days:

RALEIGH – NCDP Chairman Wayne Goodwin released the following statement on International Workers Day 2018:

ROCKINGHAM - The Rockingham Fire Department is showing its support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) as its members kick off the annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases live longer and grow stronger.

PINEHURST – Late last year, Mary Hubbard, 74, of Robbins, learned she had a serious lung tumor, one that needed attention.

CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) invites the community to celebrate and encourage local high school artists by helping select finalists for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. 

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