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HAMLET — More than 350 former students, staff and spouses celebrated the 100th anniversary of the former Hamlet High School this past weekend.

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RALEIGH — A “Parents' Bill of Rights” will get its first discussion in committee Wednesday morning in the N.C. Senate. Senate leaders in the N.C. General Assembly outlined the measure in a press conference on Tuesday evening, saying that it established a parent’s right to request information about what their child is learning in school, including lessons, textbooks, tutoring services, and other details about how their child and their school are operating. Schools would be required to develop a system for parents to access that information.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services joins partners across the state and nation in celebrating the “Week of the Young Child” April 2-8, 2022. The annual event honors young children, their families and the adults who shape their early development.

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Monday, 28 March 2022 15:19

COLUMN: Securing a tardy justice

When Nancy Pegues Leak took her seat on Rockingham’s School Board on Jan. 29, 1918, she secured her place in history as the first Richmond County woman to hold public office. Incredibly, had her position been an elected one rather than appointed, she would not have been able to vote for herself.

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Black history, women's history, Richmond County history, you name the category and the remarkable Shirley Fuller will fit the bill. She was the epitome of class, determination, grace, intelligence, integrity, leadership, poise and strength.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has seen 127 new COVID cases and one COVID-related death in the past two days.

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022 15:58

Mineral Springs Elementary releases Honor Roll

Mineral Springs Elementary recently named its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.

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Tuesday, 01 February 2022 15:48

West Rockingham announces honor roll

West Rockingham Elementary recently named its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.

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Wednesday, 19 January 2022 13:57

NC Zoo delivers outdoor play kits to NC teachers

ASHEBORO —The NC Zoo Society and North Carolina Zoo are excited to partner with T-Mobile to provide classroom kits that support incorporating nature exploration, playful learning, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) approaches into local classroom curricula. 

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Tuesday, 21 December 2021 15:59

COLUMN: A memory from Christmas past

Now that I'm retired, I like to go to auctions, flea markets and yard sales. You just never know what you will find. 

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