Richmond County farmers count

Richmond County farmers count

Richmond County ranks 25th in North Carolina counties in total value of agricultural products sold. How do I know this? Because in 2012, our farmers c...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Croquet: A game for all ages

Croquet: A game for all ages

The modern game of croquet took England by storm in the 1860s and then spread overseas from there. The rules were registered by Isaac Spratt in Novemb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Daniels inducted into honor society

Accounting major Amber N. Daniels of Hamlet has been inducted into Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society at Gardner-Webb University.Established in 1946, Al...

November 27th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth fitness director receives national award

FirstHealth fitness director receives national award

PINEHURST — John Caliri, director of FirstHealth Fitness, has been recognized as the 2017 winner of the Hank Boerner Pioneer Award by the Medica...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Joy of Christmas is year round

Joy of Christmas is year round

Every year, people make it evident that they disapprove of celebrating Christmas before Thanksgiving. These individuals squander the Christmas spirit ...

November 24th, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


Hamlet nursing students reunite

Hamlet nursing students reunite

Contributed photoFormer students of the Hamlet Hospital School of Nursing gathered in Hamlet on Saturday, Nov. 4 for a reunion.First row, from left: J...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Hogan, Owensby to wed

Hogan, Owensby to wed

Contributed photoMr. and Mrs. Harold Hogan of Candor announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Leigh Ann, to Jason M. Owensby, ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Family and Friends Day at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church

Family and Friends Day at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Skipping the Christmas shopping season

Skipping the Christmas shopping season

I guess it’s time, after the turkey and stuffing are gone, that we address the elephant in the room. The football games are over, there is no mo...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


McLeod recognizes hospital volunteers

McLeod recognizes hospital volunteers

CHERAW, S.C. — The McLeod Health Cheraw Volunteer Program held a Service Awards luncheon on Nov. 15, in the hospital’s board room.During t...

November 21st, 2017 |