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HAMLET— Richmond Community College has offered a degree in Human Services Technology program since 1986, providing students with the skills needed to work in mental health, education, family services, social services, rehabilitation, corrections and community outreach. Three of RichmondCC’s graduates had a strong desire to help others and found their calling through the Human Services Technology program. 

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Monday, 28 December 2020 11:36

OPINION: Lower taxes attract key leaders

When Democrats attack pro-growth tax reform as “trickle-down economics,” I can understand their rhetorical intent. But the charge is silly on multiple levels — including the fact that every Democrat who ever serves in state or local office spends great time and effort to try to recruit business executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and high-value professionals to their communities.

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International Tie Disposal has been the subject of conversation within the Richmond County Community for the past month. ITD has interest in Richmond County solely based on a business transaction with CSX Transportation, whose railyard has called Richmond County home for more than a century. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a Partner COVID-19 Testing Toolkit designed for organizations seeking to host community testing events. The comprehensive toolkit comes in response to widespread interest among North Carolina organizations such as community-based organizations, churches and nonprofits.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced a new, expedited reimbursement program that aims to expand non-congregate sheltering options in communities across the state.

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PEMBROKE — The College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke will serve a key role in the new state standardized core competency curriculum for community health workers.

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ROCKINGHAM — With all of the division currently going on following the death of George Floyd under the knee of a now former Minneapolis, Minnesota police officer, one local pastor aims to bring the community together.

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ROCKINGHAM — In an effort to promote the overall health and wellbeing of the community it serves, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond invites residents of Richmond county and surrounding areas to participate in the 37th Annual Wellness Screening event.

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018 12:53

First Bank named 2018 Community Bank of the Year

RALEIGH — Southern Pines-based First Bank was honored as the 2018 Community Bank of the Year at this year's North Carolina Rural Assembly, held in Raleigh on Nov. 15 and 16. Hosted annually by the N.C. Rural Center, the Rural Assembly is the state's premier event focused on the big issues facing North Carolina's rural communities. 

The award recognizes First Bank's successful participation in the Rural Center's Loan Participation Program, a program that reduces loan risk by partnering with private lenders to fund small business startup and expansion throughout the state. The Community Bank of the Year award is given to a partner financial institution that is a leader in providing loan capital and delivering excellent customer service to small businesses in North Carolina. 

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