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The Goodwin Andrews Scholarship annually supports a college-bound graduating senior from Richmond Senior High School. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded after a selective application process. The awards committee thanks all applicants for their contributions this year and enthusiastically announces Analee Wyand as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Goodwin Andrews Scholarship.
PINEHURST —As fears surrounding COVID-19 continue to rise, emergency departments around the country are reporting a decrease in visits. While keeping social distance is important, health officials express concern that people are jeopardizing their safety by not seeking necessary urgent medical care.
PEMBROKE — Dr. Leslie Locklear, the FATE project coordinator at UNC Pembroke, has been appointed to serve on Gov. Roy Cooper’s DRIVE Task Force.
HAMLET — Kimberly Sheppard of Laurinburg remembers how she used to message her accounting instructor at Richmond Community College at all hours with questions, and Matilda Davis would always be there to respond.
Friday, 08 May 2020 09:11

COLUMN: The ol' millpond

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Our past generations did not always have the opportunities we have today. No sirree, they couldn’t just run down to the grocery store and stock up on supplies. In most cases. the rural communities grew or made just about everything they needed.
ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces the birth of five critically endangered American red wolves as part of its American red wolf breeding program. The five new pups — three males, two females — were born Tuesday, April 21. The pups and their mother are all healthy and doing…
HAMLET — Chris Holt was among the first class of students to graduate from Richmond Community College’s Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology program in 2013. Seven years later, he is now a senior relay technician for Duke Energy, serving as the lead tech for a crew out in the…
HAMLET — The first five years of a child’s life are the most critical over the lifespan. Early childhood professionals have a tremendous impact on a child reaching their full potential.
ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo and First Lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper are excited to announce the name of the second female southern white rhino born at the Zoo this year, on Monday, Feb. 24. She was born to mom Linda and dad Stormy.
Sunday, 03 May 2020 16:09

COLUMN: The art of storytelling

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Everyone has a story to tell. It could be about something that happened yesterday or many years ago.
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