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ROCKINGHAM — Erin Fox says she was dismayed Friday morning when she noticed several schools in Richmond County weren’t flying the U.S. flag out front.

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HAMLET — Richmond County Schools had an “awesome first day” back as some students returned to the classroom Monday, according to a statement. But it wasn’t without its hiccups.

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PINEHURST — Back to school has taken on new meaning this year with even more worries for parents as school begins during the age of COVID-19. The school year looks a lot different across our region with some students taking virtual classes only and others a mix of in-person and online instruction.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s failure to pass a budget could affect a state-mandated financial literacy course requirement for all public high schools.

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RALEIGH — The Governor’s Commission on Access to a Sound Basic Education is getting closer to putting forth recommendations to meet the Leandro mandate. Leandro refers to a two-decade-old court ruling requiring that every child in North Carolina have the opportunity to access a sound, basic education.

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We don’t have to travel very far each day before having the privilege of passing an American flag on display. The flag represents honor, respect, freedom and pride for our country as well as helping us remember those who currently serve and those who have served our country. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina is one of 15 states that fails to teach children in public schools about personal body safety and the dangers of sexual abuse. A new bill, soon to be filed by Rep. Jon Hardister, R-Guilford, would change that.

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Every parent knows the difference a year makes in the development and maturity of a young child. A one-year-old is barely walking while a two-year-old gleefully sprints away from you. A four-year-old is always moving, always imagining, always asking why, while a five-year-old may start to sit and listen for longer stretches.

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

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CORDOVA – What could have easily been a horrific tragedy was miraculously minimal Thursday morning after a Cordova Middle School student was struck by a car on Ledbetter Street near the 8th Street intersection.

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