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For decades, veterans, their families, and civilian staff stationed at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina have sought justice for the unlawful exposure to toxic water. Due to an obscure North Carolina statute, those impacted have been denied the opportunity to seek justice via the judicial system. Proposed legislation currently under review in the U.S. Senate would rectify this egregious breach of justice.

Published in Opinion

PINEHURST — Ten years of hospitality and hope will be celebrated on Thursday, May 5, during a rededication of The Foundation of FirstHealth’s Clara McLean House and The Healing Garden. 

Published in Lifestyle

WIND BLOW — In the early 1920s, Charlie Howard Bynum and his wife, Onis, made the roughly 100-mile trek eastward from Lincoln County to the Sandhills of Northern Richmond County to start a new life.

Published in Local News

Supreme Court associate justice Clarence Thomas "faces growing ethics questions," The Hill's John Kruzel reports, "after recent reports of his wife's aggressive effort to overturn former President Trump’s electoral defeat and participation in the Jan. 6 'Stop the Steal' rally have renewed scrutiny of the justice’s refusal to step aside from related disputes that have come before the Supreme Court."

Published in Opinion

WEST END — The Family Support and Community Collaboration Programs are funded by Sandhills Center and conducted through a contract with North Carolina Families United. The programs support families of children with emotional, learning, and behavioral challenges.  

Published in Lifestyle
Tuesday, 08 March 2022 11:43

OPINION: Let parents decide, not politicians.

At some point in time, we have all encountered permission slips in schools. Whether you were signing one for your child or having one signed by your parent, it’s the form that a school requires to send home with students to gain their parents’ permission for a field trip, movie, or event. It’s also likely that at some point, you may have forgotten to have your parent sign your permission slip, rendering you unable to participate in an event with your friends.

Published in Opinion

Ellerbe native Ronald Kenny Durham is Richmond Senior High School Class of 1988 graduate and retired United States Army helicopter pilot.

Published in Lifestyle

Emily Burns had every intention of staying in Massachusetts. A longtime Boston resident, she, her husband, and three children left the city to settle in the upscale suburb of Newton in January 2020. 

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 10 February 2022 15:14

Richmond County births in November, January

PINEHURST — The following parent(s) has (have) authorized the release of the births of their children at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst:

Published in Lifestyle
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