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Thursday, 13 January 2022 15:32

Grants available for agricultural projects

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 grant cycle. Successful projects will meet the key objectives for 2022: create positive impacts for rural communities, stimulate economic development and support the agricultural industry. Funds will be awarded in the fall of 2022 for selected innovative projects.

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RALEIGH — SECU Foundation is once again working with EducationNC, this time awarding a $40,000 grant to assist the nonprofit with a project designed to promote dialogue and encourage the sharing of ideas and best practices across the state.

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RALEIGH – Have an idea for improving traffic safety in your North Carolina community? 

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RALEIGH —  Healthier Together, a public-private partnership between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and NC Counts Coalition, has awarded $500,000 in the second round of grants to support a new cohort of local community groups to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines throughout North Carolina. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will host a "Morning Mingle" at the Robinette Building to bring together community members, business owners, students and alumni to discuss various topics and events happening at the College or in the local community.

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PEMBROKE — Two participants in UNC Pembroke’s First Americans’ Educational Leadership program were among presenters at the 2021 National Indian Education Association Convention in Omaha, Nebraska held Oct. 13-16. 

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ROCKINGHAM — John J. Jackson, president, southern region and administrator, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond, has announced he plans to retire on Feb. 18, 2022, after 23 years of service to FirstHealth.

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Tuesday, 28 September 2021 09:44

UNCP to host Pembroke Day on Thursday

PEMBROKE — Pembroke Day, one of the longest-running traditions at UNC Pembroke, will continue on Thursday, Sept. 30. 

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Tuesday, 14 September 2021 17:14

OPINION: Small businesses, big impact

When you think of a small business, what comes to mind? Is it the cozy restaurant where you’ve been going for takeout and date night for the last few years? Is it the local shop that sponsors your child’s little league team? For us, it’s our colleagues, friends, and neighbors down the street who have taken the leap to start or grow a business.

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ARAPAHOE — Tim Taylor could scarcely have imagined when he began attending Arapahoe Charter School in 1997, that he would one day come full circle and send his own sons there decades later.

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