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ROCKINGHAM — As executive director of the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority, it’s Meghann Lambeth’s job to bring in visitors.

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PINEHURST — As health care heroes at FirstHealth of the Carolinas continue to deliver care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they are taking time to celebrate a momentous event in the organization’s history: its 25th anniversary. The organization invites the public to learn about its history and join the commemoration at its new 25th-anniversary website: www.firsthealth.org\25years.  

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A federal grand jury in Greensboro, North Carolina, returned an indictment (Tuesday), charging a North Carolina couple with federal employment tax and individual income tax violations. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The State Employees Credit Union Foundation awarded the Samaritan Colony a gift of $50,000 for COVID-19 relief.

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PINEHURST — The annual 1 in 8K Run for Moore, which raises funds to benefit the Foundation of FirstHealth’s Cancer CARE Fund and the Moore Free & Charitable Clinic, is going virtual for 2020. 

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PINEHURST — Cancer survivors throughout the Sandhills will gather together — while staying apart — for the 33rd annual National Cancer Survivors Day. 

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PINEHURST — The Bandit Flight Team, a North Carolina-based group of formation pilots, will perform a flyover of multiple towns in Moore, Richmond, Hoke and Lee counties on Saturday, May 16 to honor area healthcare and emergency services workers.

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ROCKINGHAM — Health care workers at Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond received free meals Friday courtesy of a local restaurant partnering with Feed the Fight Sandhills.

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ROCKINGHAM — Service members exiting the military will have an opportunity later this month to meet with regional employers and possibly secure a job.

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Monday, 23 October 2017 07:53

Confederate Gold in the Sandhills: Part II

Some old records show, as the Civil War was winding down, a small shipment of gold was sent from Richmond, Va., to Greensboro, N.C. The gold was placed in wooden barrels and iron pots with heavy lids. Then the gold was loaded on two wagons and carried east to pay the rag-tag Confederate Army, under General Johnson’s command, which was camped around Fayetteville, N.C.

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