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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.
ASHEBORO — Sand cats may be small but don’t let their petite size fool you. They’re wild, fearless hunters that kill venomous snakes in the desert. They’re also a rare sight to see, which is why the North Carolina Zoo is excited to announce the birth of a sand cat…
ELLERBE ― The “World’s Largest Strawberry” is becoming known for something other than produce and ice cream ― live music.
HAMLET — If you receive an email from engineer Jason Dailey, it will most likely include his name in English and in Japanese characters. That’s because Dailey works for Japanese manufacturer FCC in Laurinburg.
PINEHURST— While the reunion is taking on a new form in 2020, FirstHealth of the Carolinas is looking forward to celebrating “graduates” of the Clarke Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in late September.
PEMBROKE — After spending the last two summers with engineers at one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, David Green can attest to the saying, "not all learning takes place in the classroom."
Good luck trying to keep up with 75-year-old Margaret Baker of Pinehurst. She is a local tennis champion. Avid swimmer. She has hiked in most Western states and parts of Canada with Jack, her husband of 56 years and best friend. Ovarian cancer was never on her agenda.
Friday, 28 August 2020 14:58

COLUMN: A walk down memory lane

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This summer I had my timber cut around my house and the farm. There were probably close to 20 acres of trees. The loggers clear-cut and ground just about all the trees into chips. This means even the limbs and leaves were ground. They left our small farm with only…
PEMBROKE —U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo will appear as UNC Pembroke’s final guest in the 2019-20 Distinguished Speaker Series.
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