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

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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 |  


RCC scholarship banquet draws record crowd

RCC scholarship banquet draws record crowd

HAMLET — Richmond Community College Foundation recognized more than 80 scholarship recipients during its annual academic awards banquet on Nov. ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Gun safety, or the lack thereof

Gun safety, or the lack thereof

As a young boy growing up in the ’50s, I loved cap pistols and toy guns. I was told not to ever point these guns at anybody or they would be tak...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Richmond County 4-H is thankful

Richmond County 4-H is thankful

Richmond County 4-H has wonderful programs that teach youth various life skills.Our Cooking Clovers are learning how to read recipes, prepare food to ...

November 20th, 2017 updated: November 21st, 2017. |  


Women’s Gathering 2017 at Cole Auditorium

Women’s Gathering 2017 at Cole Auditorium

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November 17th, 2017 |