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LAURINBURG — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries convened on RichmondCC’s Scotland County Campus for an annual meeting to discuss solutions for current workforce challenges.

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Since January 1 of this year, North Carolina has announced projects worth over $7 billion in capital investments and over 15,000 jobs, providing our residents and their families with opportunities to flourish. International companies like Boom Supersonic, Eli Lilly and VinFast have chosen North Carolina to create their innovative and pioneering products. Companies born and raised in our state know they can rely on the people of North Carolina, and choose to expand here, rather than open a new facility elsewhere.

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As the dire worldwide climate emergency makes ever clearer, humans have much urgent work to do when it comes to dramatically reducing fossil fuel emissions. Even with rapid and ambitious action, the effects of global warming will  worsen in the decades ahead and the best-case scenarios will be largely about minimizing harm.

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request to deed a piece of property to a local manufacturer making its third expansion in as many years.

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HAMLET — Five employees at VBC | Manufacturing in Hamlet recently completed the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class that teaches people working in an industrial or manufacturing setting how to improve business processes. The class is coordinated by Richmond Community College and supported by state funding.

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ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from many of Richmond County’s top employers spent Thursday evening at the airport schucking away at the annual Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast.

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ROCKINGHAM — Global Packaging is getting closer to moving into its new facility on N.C. 177 in Hamlet.

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HAMLET — Representatives from Richmond Community College, Richmond County Schools, Scotland County Schools and local industries recently met to discuss challenges industries face with today's workforce. This was a follow-up meeting from a group session held in January 2020 prior to COVID, as school and industry leaders work to come up with solutions. 

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RALEIGH — Martie T. Butler, economic developer for Richmond County, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Economic Development Advisory Committee of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. 

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