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Born in Florida in 1962, many never knew Daryl Mason was not originally from Richmond County, as he has quite an impact on our community and the youth in the community since he began his career in education at Hamlet Junior High in 1985.

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RALEIGH — A bill that would legalize mobile sports betting in North Carolina is likely to see significant consideration in the House during the abbreviated spring legislative session.  

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Yesterday, Super Bowl LVI, Feb. 13, 2022, featured the Los Angeles Rams against the Cincinnati Bengals, marking the second time the Bengals made a Super Bowl appearance since Super Bowl XVI on Jan. 24, 1982 — and a Richmond County native was on the team!

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With Super Bowl LVI just over a week away, we are reminded of our own Richmond County two-time Super Bowl champion, Hamlet native, Perry Lamar Williams. After graduating from Richmond Senior High School in 1979, Williams received a dual scholarship to North Carolina State University for track and field and football. His standout collegiate football performance, followed by an accomplished career in the NFL, often overshadows his other athletic passion of running track and field.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. legislature passed the Accountability and Fair Play in Athletics on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The conference report for this bill is one of several policy measures working its way quickly through committees as lawmakers look to wrap up a drawn-out legislative session.

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RALEIGH — While a bill that would legalize sports betting across North Carolina passed a House committee last week, odds are heavily against it passing the full General Assembly before the session ends.

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Tucked away in the outskirts of Rockingham, The Dungeon Boxing Club is fully licensed and sanctioned by USA Boxing and welcomes potential or experienced boxers, age 7 and up, from any background, or any skill level. 

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HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a special ceremony Oct. 23 for the establishment of the Rev Scholarship in memory of the late Rev. Ricky Jacobs, who was the former chaplain for Richmond County Raiders sports teams. 

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PEMBROKE — Baseball fans in Savannah have been going bananas since Jesse Cole brought a summer collegiate team to the Peach State five years ago. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate bill that would legalize sports betting on phones and at various venues is stuck in the House, and it may not see action until next year’s session.

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