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Friday, 25 October 2019 19:54

COLUMN: Don't forget them cane poles

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When I was a lad, one of my favorite hobbies was to go fishing and it still is today. Why, when I was just 4 or5 years old, I would follow my Ma (grandmother) down into her pasture to round up her cows. While she looked for the cows, I…
HAMLET — Richmond Community College has named a former nursing student and instructor its Outstanding Alumni Award winner for 2019. Dr. Yolanda VanRiel, the interim department chair of Nursing at North Carolina Central University, received recognition for this achievement at the College’s Convocation on Oct. 23.
PEMBROKE — Former cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Robin Gary Cummings was recently recognized for his distinguished medical career prior to being named chancellor of his hometown university — UNC Pembroke.
HAMLET — Headlining the second show of The Dewitt Performing Arts Series is The Midtown Men. This is your ticket to go back in time and experience the iconic ‘60s all over again. This talented foursome will grace the stage on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Cole Auditorium located on…
PEMBROKE — As part of a collaborative effort among the Department of Counseling in the College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke, Perdue Farms through the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation and the Walmart Foundation, will continue a project to provide social and emotional learning opportunities for students…
PEMBROKE —Two UNC Pembroke students and two recent graduates have been admitted to professional schools at Duke University and Methodist University.
PEMBROKE — Two social work professors at UNC Pembroke are helping lay the groundwork for a DWI treatment court–the first of its kind in Robeson County.
PINEHURST — The FirstHealth of the Carolinas Bariatric Center has always put patients first, and Christi Embler, R.N., BSN, CBN, is set to provide a new level of personalized care to those seeking long-term weight loss and better overall health.
Friday, 18 October 2019 19:35

COLUMN: My own little red tractor

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In the early 1900s, farm tractors started appearing on larger farms. They were pretty pricey so most small farmers just stuck with their horses and mules. Later in the early ‘40s, competition among larger tractor companies allowed small farmers to be able to afford a tractor for their farms. This…
PEMBROKE — Helping others came naturally for Frank Harrington. It was the fabric of who he was.
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