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After more than 30 years in the education field and four years at the helm of the Richmond county school system, Dr. Cindy Goodman is stepping down.

The superintendent announced her Jan. 1 retirement to the Board of Education at Thursday night’s meeting.

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HAMLET— Richmond County students will miss yet another day due a hurricane.

The school district announced on its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon that there would be no classes or athletics on Thursday, when Hurricane Michael — currently expected to be a tropical storm by then — makes its way through the Carolinas.

While a message will be sent out at 5 p.m. Thursday regarding classes on Friday, Homecoming activities are still on track.

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HAMLET— The Richmond County Board of Education got a clean bill of fiscal health, according to an audit report presented at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Dale Smith, of Anderson Smith & Wike, told school board members that there were no internal control weaknesses, questionable costs or improper use of grant funds. He added that there were no issues at the individual schools.

“It appears that the bookkeepers at all of the schools are doing a good job,” he said. “Overall, the audit went very smoothly, no major issues were noted, the district appears to be in excellent financial condition.”

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HAMLET – Who goes to school on a Saturday? Richmond County Schools’ STEAM teachers, that’s who.

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HAMLET - The much-anticipated accountability results for North Carolina’s Public Schools were released by the state board of education following its meeting on Sept. 7, 2017.

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RICHMOND COUNTY – Parents and students, new and returning, ranging from kindergarten to high school, scrambled across the Richmond County to visit schools during Richmond County School’s “open house” Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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HAMLET – The Richmond County Schools Board of Education held a meeting Monday evening at its central office location at 118 Vance Street.

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ROCKINGHAM – With the 2017-2018 school year set to begin on Monday, August 28, that means local students will be heading back to the halls of their respective schools. And that also means it’s time for Richmond County Schools’ annual “Stuff the Bus” campaign.

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HAMLET -- With a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21, Richmond County Schools has announced a change in the district's Early College schedule.

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HAMLET – Richmond County Schools announced this week that Briana Goins, 23, has been named the district's new Public Information Officer.

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