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ALBEMARLE — Construction and renovation of campground facilities, trails, picnic facilities and the pool at Morrow Mountain State Park will cause extensive amenity closures beginning June 13.

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Today we celebrate a local leading lady who is no stranger to the spotlight or the runways. Richmond Senior High School Class of 1991 graduate and Rockingham native Jennifer Michelle Everett has honed in on her artistic and creative talents to become quite the trendsetter on the runway and onscreen.

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RALEIGH — More than 3,500 students will compete in the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s 44th annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournaments (YHEST) this month. Events will include shotgun, archery, rifle, orienteering and a written hunting skills exam.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville released its March schedule, which includes both in-person and virtual classes. The education center is managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Each course is led by Wildlife Commission staff or trained volunteers. Most events are free, and a North Carolina fishing license is not required.

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RALEIGH — In the Piedmont of North Carolina lies Tuckertown Reservoir, an impoundment of the Yadkin River known for its recreational opportunities and as a vital water resource for North Carolinians. Adjacent to Tuckertown are the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Alcoa Game Lands.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville has released its May class schedule, including two workshops dedicated to learning to cook game and fish harvested while recreating outdoors.

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Friday, 05 March 2021 11:52

COLUMN: A season for everything

The Bible tells us there is a season for everything; a time to plant and a time to reap; a time to be born and a time to die.

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Friday, 08 January 2021 15:55

COLUMN: The ones that got away

 

I’ve enjoyed the sport of hunting since I was a kid. During this time, I kept several types of hunting dogs. To me, there is just something missing when you don’t have a good dog along.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County saw the sixth-largest increase across the state in visitor spending for 2018, according to a study announced Thursday.

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ROCKINGHAM — A handful of kids got a dose of the great outdoors while indoors at Leath Memorial Library Wednesday night.

The sounds of crickets chirping and a fire crackling filled the Little Room, which featured a reading tent, craft table and campsite with hay bales and tents for the library’s Camp-In for Family Literacy Night.

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