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Friday, 18 September 2020 12:36

COLUMN: Those pesky red bugs

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Seems during the warmer months, folks want to get out and enjoy the outdoors. Why, some work in their yards and gardens or hike on their favorite trails, while other’s fish along lakes and streams, or even pick berries. Whatever the outdoor activity, these are perfect hiding places for red…
PINEHURST — Juanita Bethune, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
Thursday, 17 September 2020 16:40

Intern raises money for Richmond Community Theatre

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ROCKINGHAM — An intern with Richmond Community Theatre decided to give back to the local arts community.
PEMBROKE — Drs. Malinda Maynor Lowery and Arwin Smallwood will facilitate a discussion titled “Sharing Black and Native Histories” as part of UNC Pembroke’s Virtual Diversity Series.
Friday, 11 September 2020 17:57

COLUMN: A day in the field

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To celebrate the end of the long hunting drought, dove hunters take to the field around the first of September.
HAMLET — Cheryl Andrews of Hamlet says her story may be all too familiar for many young women. She dropped out of high school and married at an early age. By 21, she had two children, and any type of career was nowhere on the horizon.
PEMBROKE — Dr. Cherry Maynor Beasley, an internationally recognized expert in public health and founding member and chair of UNC Pembroke’s Department of Nursing, has been named a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Observer Sports Editor Kyle Pillar thought he was covering the unveiling of a new building at Richmond Senior High School on Thursday — but no such unveiling occurred.
Friday, 04 September 2020 12:25

COLUMN: Watch out for those stumps

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Clearing land of stumps in today’s world is much easier than in years past. Backhoes, trackhoes, and large bulldozers can clear acres of land in days, compared to months or years to clear by hand.
HAMLET — Eleven newly certified detention offices were celebrated at Richmond Community College after they graduated from the Detention Officer Certification training program on Aug. 26.
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