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PEMBROKE — Faculty, staff and students of the UNC Pembroke Music Department will perform in the 11th annual Holiday Extravaganza concert at Givens Performing Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 22.
ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo announces a new addition to the chimpanzee troop.
ROCKINGHAM — It’s no secret that everyone experiences ups-and-downs in life, and we all have swings in mood from time to time. But certain times of the year, especially the approach of winter with its shorter, colder days, can also bring a particular case of the "blahs" known as Seasonal…
HAMLET — Over the past two years, Richmond County native Sandy Guinn has traveled up and down the East Coast, from Milwaukee down to the tip of Florida. For the Richmond Community College graduate, traveling is one of the huge perks of being a relay technician for Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories.
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 13:09

North Carolina Zoo’s black bear Holly passes away

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ASHEBORO — Holly, a black bear who lived at the North Carolina Zoo for 24 years, was humanely euthanized on Wed., Nov. 6, 2019. Holly arrived at the Zoo, along with another black bear male Yanu, on Feb. 13, 1995. Both were confiscated by the NC Wildlife Commission from an…
HAMLET — Moore County native and real estate broker Diane Wilson will be teaching a real estate class at Richmond Community College in January.
Friday, 08 November 2019 16:47

COLUMN: The Greatest Generation: A veteran's story

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I once knew a man by the name of James. He was born and raised on a small farm in northern Richmond County. James was born in 1918, the youngest of three brothers. When they were old enough, all three walked several miles to attend a one-room school by the…
PEMBROKE — Buddy Batson impacted countless lives during his 20 years as a high school wrestling coach in eastern North Carolina.
PINEHURST — Life was humming along for Bonnie Sweeney in 2011. Working as a nurse in Casper, Wyoming, she also successfully juggled her role as a wife and mother. Little did she know the drastic detour her life's path would soon take.
PINEHURST —FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond were awarded an "A" in The Leapfrog Group’s fall 2019 hospital safety grades, a national distinction positioning both campuses among the safest hospitals in the United Sates.
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