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ROCKINGHAM — Small businesses in Richmond County can now apply for micro-grants of up to $2,500 to help recover or “pivot” from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ROCKINGHAM — The United Way of Richmond County recently received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to help local businesses.

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HAMLET — Duke Energy continues its investment in Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology program to help build a skilled workforce for the utility industry. The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the College in support of its EUSRT program that prepares students to become relay technicians and transformer test specialist. 

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PEMBROKE — A $100,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will allow the Lumber River Conservancy and its partners in the UNC Pembroke biology department to study the effects of agricultural runoff, drought, and recent hurricanes on the river’s overall health. The results will help the LRC, regulatory agencies and members of the community make decisions to protect the river and improve its water quality.

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HAMLET – Duke Energy continues its investment in Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology (EUSRT) program to help build a skilled workforce for the energy industry. The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the College’s Foundation to expand the curriculum of the EUSRT program that prepares students to become relay technicians and transformer test specialists.

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