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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ROCKINGHAM – Tuesday’s home boys and girls cross country meet at Hinson Lake began with Richmond’s seniors being recognized at “senior night, taking pictures with their families and being receiving flowers. But it was Richmond Senior High School’s underclassmen who stole the show against Jack Britt, Purnell Swett and Lumberton high schools.

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MATTHEWS, N.C. – For the third consecutive week to start the 2017 season, the Richmond Senior High School junior varsity football team walked away with a win Thursday night on the road at non-conference opponent David W. Butler High School.

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Backpack Pals Program is Gearing Up

HAMLET – In a few weeks, Richmond County’s Backpack Pals program will be in full swing. Backpack Pals is a nationally recognized program created to ensure needy students have food to eat over the weekend.

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