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PINEHURST— FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in North Carolina by U.S. News & World Report.
Friday, 24 July 2020 15:42

COLUMN: First Bridge across the Pee Dee River

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At first, the many native tribes that lived along the Pee Dee River used dugout canoes to navigate the mighty river. When the white settlers came, they also used small wooden jon boats or rafts on the river.
RALEIGH — Thanks to a generous donation from the late Tom Rabe, his wife Jean and the Rabe family, a new 1,000 square foot observation deck is now open on top of Morrow Mountain.
PINEHURST — Brian T. Burgess, D.O., Ph.D., was attracted to the practice of gynecologic oncology because of his interest in surgical care and the complexity of the area of medicine, but, ultimately, it’s the patients that drew him to this highly specialized field.
ROCKINGHAM — The educator side of one Richmond County Schools media specialist made her want to help keep reading alive with her students and the community during the coronavirus pandemic.
HAMLET — Just like electricity courses through wires and conductors to create a circuit, Jared Luckey has made a similar full-circle journey in his young career.
Friday, 17 July 2020 18:00

COLUMN: Bubba goes to the beach

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Several years ago my friend Bubba and I decided we would take our wives on a weekend trip to the beach. Now if you have been keeping up with my column, you know that going anywhere with Bubba is an adventure.
PEMBROKE — Dr. Loury Ollison Floyd, a proven leader with a successful track record in higher education, has been named dean of the School of Education at UNC Pembroke.
HAMLET—Richmond Community College graduate Thomas Alfredson is in the midst of a new generation of technology that is vastly improving the wireless network. An electrical engineer, Alfredson is a designer of 5G small cell antennas that are able to handle mass amounts of data at fast speeds, meaning your calls…
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 16:32

2 Richmond County sheriff's deputies promoted

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ROCKINGHAM — Two deputies of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office earned a little more prestige on Tuesday.
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