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Friday, 01 November 2019 18:19

Weekend concert to benefit disabled veterans

ROCKINGHAM — Four bands, including two from Richmond County, are performing a benefit this weekend for disabled veterans.

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ROCKINGHAM — Seventeen agencies received nearly $40,000 from the United Way of Richmond County last week.

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HAMLET — A sense of amusement park excitement mixed with a side-show adventure filled the Cole Auditorium Saturday night.

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HAMLET— Allison Story has been the director of the Richmond County Animal Advocates since 2012, and in that time has seen her group help low- and fixed-income families get their pets spayed and neutered when money has been an issue.

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ROCKINGHAM – The walking dead were alive and well Wednesday night at Hinson Lake as masses of costumed Richmond Senior High School marching band members staggered after participants in the program’s inaugural Zombie 5K.

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ELLERBE – If you happened to have been cruising the back roads of northern Richmond County with your windows down on the evening of Saturday, October 21, and heard the stimulating sounds of bluegrass music wafting through the pines, you were not hallucinating. 

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ROCKINGHAM – Hudson Brothers’ Deli was host to the Richmond County Humane Society’s fundraiser Saturday night.

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ELLERBE – The Millstone 4-H Camp Advisory Council will be hosting its “Pickin’ in the Pines” fundraising event on Oct. 21, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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Rockingham – Saturday afternoon saw a flurry of bean bags flying, but for a good cause.

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ROCKINGHAM -- Dawn Grooms has participated in Richmond County Special Olympics (RCSO) since she was 10 years old; Dawn is now 49 years old. She competes in all the local competitions and has made it to the state level numerous times. When asked what her favorite game was, she stated “bocce.” Dawn has helped with many fundraisers for RCSO throughout the years, which includes Buddy Roe’s Bike Ride Fundraiser each May. This inspired Dawn to take the initiative to start a fundraiser on her own.

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