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America is fighting a war on an invisible front, and we need skilled and motivated professionals to protect us. Experts predict that global cybercrime damages will reach $6 trillion in 2021, nearly double the amount from 2015. 

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ASHEBORO — In honor of Veterans Day, the North Carolina Zoo is offering free admission for the military and $2 off admission for up to six accompanying guests for its Military Appreciation Week of Nov. 8–14, 2021.

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WASHINGTON — The American Oath Initiative, a 501(c)4 dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting veterans who are willing to step forward to seek political office as a means to honoring their Oath to “Defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic” officially launched its efforts (Thursday) in advance of the 2022 elections.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission established the Mountain Heritage Trout Waters Program in 2008 to promote trout fishing as a heritage tourism activity on trout waters that run through 17 mountain communities in western North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Five Sandhills-area bands will take the stage at VFW Post 4203 this weekend for a concert to raise money to help those who have or are currently serving in the armed forces.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County bikers will be back on the road in September raising money for causes to support veterans and sick children.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be honoring veterans this fall with an Our Heroes’ Tree display and ceremony at both the Hamlet campus and the Scotland County campus. 

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson took aim this week at a proposed federal regulation that targets pistol stabilizing braces. Hudson led a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday drawing attention to the issue.

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Thursday, 27 May 2021 17:48

OPINION: They are buried in North Carolina

Buried in Northeastern Cemetery in Rocky Mount, North Carolina is George Foxe (1940-1965). Foxe served in the 7th Calvary in Vietnam; the infamous unit previously commanded by Gen. George Armstrong Custer. If you’ve read the book “We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young” or seen the Hollywood film, you know a little bit about the ordeal Foxe experienced.

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ROCKINGHAM — A team of volunteers on Tuesday placed flags on the graves of Richmond County residents who served in the armed forces who have since passed away ahead of Memorial Day.

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