Wednesday, 11 September 2019 15:31

More accolades for NCDOT drone program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored by a national organization for its pioneering use of drones to respond to hurricanes and deliver medical supplies.

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HAMLET — Once again Richmond Community College will be honoring one of its many exceptional graduates with the Outstanding Alumni Award at the College’s Convocation this fall. 

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HAMLET — A first-year recognition award was presented Wednesday to Chief Michael Scott Waters of the Hamlet Police Department.

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Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:49

MRH-Richmond earns national award for quality

ROCKINGHAM — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond was named a Top Rural Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the first time. Announced today, The Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive honors American hospitals can receive. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.

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PINEHURST – Several hundred patients are now actively involved or are being followed in studies conducted by the FirstHealth of the Carolinas Clinical Trials program.

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ROCKINGHAM - Richmond County Hospice, Inc. has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

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RALEIGH — The aura of Friday’s Week 4 non-conference finale for the Richmond Senior High School football team was nothing short of an early-season playoff atmosphere. Using the momentum from... Read more

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It’s “cruelty,” Salon’s Melanie McFarland scolds. “Offensive in all the wrong ways,” wails Vice’s Patrick Marlborough. Most popularly — to repeat a charge several critics have lobbed — Dave Chappelle is “punching... Read more

18-wheeler runs into woods off…

ROCKINGHAM — Crews spent the better part of Friday night trying to pull an 18-wheeler out of the woods. Read more

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Fire suppression rating improv…

HOFFMAN —  Residents in the northeastern section of the county should see their homeowner’s insurance decrease following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of... Read more

1 charged, 1 cited after gun, …

HAMLET — A father and son, who both have pending charges, had more added Friday morning following a traffic stop. Read more

Hamlet Police Department hires…

HAMLET — Two new officers will be patrolling the streets after being added to the roster this week. Read more

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The Richmond County Rescue Squad will be the site for Adrenaline Pro Wrestling's show this Saturday night to help the rescue squad raise money to put towards replacing equipment after... Read more