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Tuesday, 11 December 2018 23:06

Hamlet teen starts race to help needy families

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HAMLET — During this time of year marked by the exchanging of presents with friends, family, and neighbors alike, so too spike the campaigns by organizations of all sizes encouraging residents to open their hearts and their wallets to do some charitable giving.

ROCKINGHAM- One word was used by multiple people while describing Hudson Brothers Deli during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning: family.

Although it’s been back in business for nearly two weeks, owner Rex Hudson cut the red ribbon with a giant pair of scissors outside the restaurant and bar surrounded by staff members, local dignitaries and representatives of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce.

RALEIGH — N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin named a three-judge Superior Court panel to hear the Common Cause v. David Lewis redistricting challenge.

RALEIGH — At least 79 teacher assistants and instructors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are threatening to withhold grades unless their demands in the Silent Sam controversy are met, local activists say.

HAMLET — Dr. Jeff Maples has been chosen to temporarily take the helm of the Richmond County school district until a permanent replacement for Dr. Cindy Goodman can be found.

HAMLET — Dr. Cindy Goodman highlighted a recently enacted law that toughens penalties for threats against educational institutions during her last meeting as superintendent with the Richmond County Board of Education at Washington Street Elementary on Thursday.

ELLERBE — Christmas officially got underway Friday evening in the northern Richmond County town as Ellerbe celebrated its annual Hometown Christmas event.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently collaborated with Lees-McRae College to map out at transfer pathway for RichmondCC graduates of the Human Services Technology program to earn a bachelor’s degree online.

ROCKINGHAM — The wait is over and the full lineup for the upcoming Epicenter music festival has been released.

HAMLET— Outgoing Richmond County Schools Superintendent Dr. Cindy Goodman will be honored for her educational career Monday afternoon.

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