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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is urging teens to slow down, avoid distractions when driving, and buckle up because this is the deadliest time of year for teen drivers.

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ROCKY MOUNT — With health safety conditions improving in North Carolina, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is resuming regular road tests this week. This ends the Contactless Road Test program that had been required for 15-17 year-old drivers seeking their Level 3 Full Provisional license and a select group of other drivers who could not qualify for a road test waiver.

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 12:42

Richmond teens volunteer with FirstHealth

ROCKINGHAM — Nine young people in the 2019 Teen Volunteer program at Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond provided assistance in the hospital’s clinical and administrative departments this summer, donating a total of 520.75 hours while taking advantage of the opportunity to observe a variety of health care careers.

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HAMLET — It is a proven fact that teens are prone to grow intellectually, interpersonally, and emotionally from positive and supportive mentors. During these formative years, teens learn to become better planners, to be organized, and problem solvers from mentors. Studies show that positive mentoring fosters higher graduation rates as well as self-esteem and confidence building.

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HAMLET – With all the devastation from the recent hurricanes in southeast Texas and the Florida peninsula, two teenagers from Hamlet and one from East Rockingham decided they wanted to make a difference in the lives of those helping the hurricane victims.

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