The Richmond Observer

The Richmond Observer

HAMLET – Duke Energy continues its investment in Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology (EUSRT) program to help build a skilled workforce for the energy industry. The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to the College’s Foundation to expand the curriculum of the EUSRT program that prepares students to become relay technicians and transformer test specialists.

HAMLET – The grand celebration and membership drive kick-off for the President’s Club of Richmond Community College will now be held Sept 28 starting at 6 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium.


The President’s Club is an exclusive club for alumni and other individuals interested in supporting and connecting with RichmondCC.

TROY – With an industrial community that includes such varied commodities as lumber, footwear, braided rugs and furniture and an employee base that numbers in the thousands, Montgomery County seemed the perfect place for FirstHealth of the Carolinas to pilot its new Occupational Health & Wellness program.

HAMLET – Ten graduates of the Practical Nursing program at Richmond Community College exited the Cole Auditorium on July 18 with lighted lamps in a symbolic gesture of beginning a journey into a noble profession.

CORDOVA - Tuesday night's thunderstorms proved to be more severe than originally expected, leaving trees down and powerless homes in its wake.

At 7:30 p.m., an emergency flash flood warning was issued for the area. A hailstorm lasted for only a few minutes in the Cordova area, but some were unable to reach their homes due to fallen trees, and many residents had no power for a brief time period in the subsequent evening hours.

HAMLET – Richmond Community College will hold a mandatory orientation for its fall truck driver training course at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, in room 130 of the Lindsey-Petris Building on the college’s main campus in Hamlet. This orientation session is the first step for people who want to get into the training class and begin a career in the trucking industry.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 09:51

Rockingham Opens Youth Soccer Registration

The Rockingham Parks and Rec began accepting soccer registration on Monday, July 17 and will end the registration period on Wednesday, August 16. To be eligible for this program, a child must be 4 and cannot turn 16 on or before August 1, 2017.

Hamlet – One of Richmond Community College’s many exceptional graduates will be honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award at the College’s Convocation this fall.

Hamlet – Anthony Fuller decided to open Premier Auto Imports in downtown Hamlet after doing some research about the need for a foreign car dealer in Richmond County. Being new to the area, he worked with Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center to become more familiar with the surrounding community and to develop a plan for his business.

PINEHURST – Certain medications, anxiety and “fear of the unknown” are known to contribute to the insomnia that cancer patients experience.

Less known are ways of dealing with this cancer-related sleeplessness.

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