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East Rockingham Elementary announces the recipients of the following awards for the first nine weeks.
It began on Friday the 13th in April, 1917, when a car ran over William Clay “Doc” Leak just as he strode out of Angus McAuley’s store in downtown Rockingham.
Friday, 23 October 2020 12:15

COLUMN: The legend of Running Deer Part I

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In times long past, many different tribes or bands of Native Americans lived along the Pee Dee River. They were mostly Eastern Siouan such as the Catawba, Keyauwee, Waccamaw, and Cheraw tribes.
HAMLET — Ashley Lupfer, art teacher at Rockingham Middle School, was named North Carolina Art Education Association’s 2020-2021 Middle Level Art Educator of the Year. Lupfer received her plaque in the mail and she will attend a virtual conference this weekend where the award will be presented.
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 13:47

N.C. pecan growers expect plentiful crop

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RALEIGH — After several years of weather-related setbacks, North Carolina pecan growers are reporting a strong crop. That is welcome news for farmers such as Tim Haithcock, who has been growing pecans for over 25 years.
PEMBROKE — Assistant Professor Deborah Hummer has been named a recipient of the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing Award.
RALEIGH — For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has been committed to providing girls with a safe space to discover their potential through outstanding leadership programs, and studies show Girl Scouts improves girls’ confidence and makes them better prepared for life challenges.
PINEHURST — With COVID-19 still spreading in communities throughout North Carolina, the flu vaccine will be especially important in the fall of 2020.
ROCKINGHAM — It was a picture-perfect fall day as several hundred people gathered together in honor of the late Pastor Ricky Jacobs.
HAMLET — The Axe Handlers are up next on the outdoor stage at the “Car”certs at the Cole this Friday at 6 p.m.
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