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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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Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:56

Confederate Gold in the Sandhills: Part I

The term “Confederate gold” refers to hidden caches of gold lost after the American Civil War. Supposedly, millions of dollars of gold were lost or unaccounted for after the war.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 10:01

Sandhills Rod and Gun Club

The Sandhills Rod and Gun Club was organized on Nov. 14th, 1955, with 25 charter members. It is probably the second oldest hunting and fishing club in Richmond County that’s still going strong.

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