Displaying items by tag: christmas

BOONE — Rampant inflation, supply chain issues, and the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t dampening the Christmas spirit at the international Christian charity Samaritan’s Purse.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice is gearing up for its inaugural Mistletoe Gallery fundraiser this weekend.

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Last week was Halloween. I know it was Halloween because there were a bunch of children of varying ages in costumes lined up outside my front door asking for candy. 

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HAMLET — Jennie Merriman, like many people, has had a rough time in 2020.

However, the year was made a little better Monday, thanks to the Hamlet Police Department.

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Unfortunately, our current politicized culture causes many to look first to the government when they think about charitable giving and helping those in need. Politicians, activists, and even some religious leaders are quick to demand that the taxpayer shoulder the charitable role traditionally reserved for civil society and a compassionate citizenry.

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ROCKINGHAM — Several local businesses are making contributions to help Richmond County seniors have a special Christmas.

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RALEIGH — The holidays are here, and so are North Carolina’s most popular hunting days. Christmas Eve and Christmas Day have traditionally been high traffic hunting days, and with more people recreating outdoors due to COVID-19, law enforcement officers at the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission expect 2020 will be no exception.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 14 December 2020 12:49

First Baptist of Hamlet holding live Nativity

HAMLET — One local church is planning to illustrate the “reason for the season” for Richmond County residents to view from their vehicles.

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Friday, 11 December 2020 12:31

COLUMN: How could anything cancel Christmas?

December seems to be the month that Americans try to get into the holiday spirit. As well it should be because it is the season when we recognize the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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ROCKINGHAM — Residents of one local nursing home can now look out their windows for a little Christmas spirit.

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