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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has announced that North Carolina has received a $6 million federal grant to support jobs and workforce training to help address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RALEIGH — The NC Rural Center recently received a $250,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to build an entrepreneur-led network of small-business advocates and state policymakers dedicated to empowering our state's entrepreneurial ecosystem through direct policy action. 

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HAMLET — The county won’t have to cough up any coin from its coffers to demolish a dilapidated former boat building facility.

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PEMBROKE — Underrepresented minorities hold only 10 percent of faculty positions in colleges and universities across the U.S., according to recent reports. But a new program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke seeks to increase that number.

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is in the process of installing 15 automated external defibrillators throughout its buildings and training employees in the operation of the devices and performing CPR. 

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GARNER — The Governor’s Highway Safety Program is now accepting grant applications for eligible projects that would advance traffic safety in North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners managed to save the county $750,000 in interest on the 2009 school bond with approval of a plan to refinance the $7.25 million loan at a lower interest rate.  

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ROCKINGHAM — Another Richmond County company is expanding and adding more jobs, state and county officials announced Thursday.

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FLORENCE, S.C. — McLeod Regional Medical Center recently received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration. The funding, awarded over a three-year period, is designed to develop new rural residency programs. McLeod Regional Medical Center, the only grant recipient in the state of South Carolina, will also achieve accreditation of its program through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. 

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HAMLET — Wondering where your next meal is coming from is not a concern a child should have and if the BackPack Pals of Richmond County continue to have funding, no local school-age children will have that concern.  

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