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The first African-American to rise to officer level in association with the United States Marine Corps was from Hamlet.
Friday, 28 February 2020 17:00

COLUMN: Down the river without a paddle

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In this week’s story, I’m going to tell y'all about a fishing trip I had long ago. Yessir, this here fishing tale happened along the banks of the mighty Pee Dee River, not far from where Cartledge Creeks runs into the river.
PINEHURST — JoyLynn Tera, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner for FirstHealth of the Carolinas.
PEMBROKE — August 18, 2020, marks 100 years since the 19th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified, and UNC Pembroke’s Music and History Departments are coming together to tell the tale of the seven-decade fight of the women’s suffrage movement.
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 19:05

Honor Roll announced at Mineral Springs

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ELLERBE — Mineral Springs recently named its Honor Roll for the second nine weeks.
ROCKINGHAM — Seventy-six members of the Rockingham Middle School Junior Beta Club attended the 28th Annual Junior Beta Convention at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, North Carolina, held Feb. 3-5, 2020. Members of the club competed in the following competitions: Jewelry Making, Recyclable art, Woodworking, Sculpture, Fiber Arts, Two-dimensional…
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 17:03

Triple Nickles show support for GPAC

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PEMBROKE — James Bass (center), executive director of GPAC, accepts a $2,000 check from members of the Fayetteville-Fort Bragg Chapter of the 555th Parachute Infantry Association “Triple Nickles." The group made a surprise gift to the Givens Performing Arts Center before the Broadway tour production of Bandstand on Jan. 29.…
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 16:08

John Coltrane: Hamlet's contribution to jazz

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One of the most influential musicians in jazz history was (technically) from Hamlet. Saxophonist and composer John William Coltrane was born in his parents’ apartment at 200 Hamlet Ave. on Sept. 23, 1926 and, though he moved with his family to High Point less than two years later, his birthplace…
Monday, 24 February 2020 16:44

7th birthday a blast for Discovery Place Kids

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ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place Kids ended its seventh birthday party on Sunday with a bang.
Friday, 21 February 2020 16:37

COLUMN: Ma's old cook stove

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In the ‘40s, my grandparents moved from their farm in the Capel’s Mill section of Richmond County to a farm just north of Rockingham.
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