HAMLET — Many times sons follow in their father’s footsteps, but for Chad Guinn it was the exact opposite. He followed in his son’s footsteps by completing the Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology program at Richmond Community College. Also like his son, Sandy, he is now working for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories as a relay technician.

HAMLET — North Carolina is now in Phase II of the re-opening process, and many are anxious to return to their normal places of worship. Richmond Community College and the Small Business Center will be assisting local churches and places of worship in reopening in a safe manner. 

HAMLET — As North Carolina enters Phase II of the re-opening process, restaurants need to be sure they are operating within the state guidelines. Yes, this is important for health and safety, but it can also be an opportunity to gain the trust of consumers and increase the integrity of your brand.

HAMLETN— Richmond Community College mailed out checks to students who were eligible for emergency financial assistance through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Security Act.

HAMLET — Kimberly Sheppard of Laurinburg remembers how she used to message her accounting instructor at Richmond Community College at all hours with questions, and Matilda Davis would always be there to respond.

HAMLET — Chris Holt was among the first class of students to graduate from Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology program in 2013. Seven years later, he is now a senior relay technician for Duke Energy, serving as the lead tech for a crew out in the field.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Board of Trustees approved several one-time measures to its grading policies designed to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The board met via virtual conference on Tuesday to approve these emergency changes, plus four new teacher career pathways for high school students in the Career & College Promise program.

HAMLET — The first five years of a child’s life are the most critical over the lifespan. Early childhood professionals have a tremendous impact on a child reaching their full potential.

HAMLET— For the better part of three years, Trevor Huneycutt of Lilesville made the drive every morning to Laurinburg where he was enrolled in the Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology program at Richmond Community College. When he got out of class, he drove back to Lilesville to clock in for his second shift job at a local factory.  

HAMLET — Rebecca Sparks of Hamlet has always been passionate about helping people, but only recently has she turned that passion into a career.

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