PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has been recognized on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
HAMLET – As long as he can remember, 19-year-old Brandon Swallow has dreamed of building machines that would make life easier for people. In fact, at age 8, he used his K’NEX Classic Construction building set to build a robotic arm to pick up toys and a crossbow to defend his fort. By age 9, he was building motorized cars and windmills.
HAMLET – Stacey Drake was getting help with her resume at the Career & Transfer Center on the Hamlet Campus of Richmond Community College when she learned about a pre-employment class that was preparing people to work for a local company. Having recently moved to the area from Virginia and working as a receptionist at a veterinarian’s office, Drake decided to check out the class and see what doors it may open for her.
HAMLET – Richmond Community College has offered a degree in Human Services Technology program since 1986, providing students with the skills needed to work in mental health, education, family services, social services, rehabilitation, corrections and community outreach. Three of RCC’s graduates had a strong desire to help others and found their calling through the Human Services Technology program.
PINEHURST – FirstHealth Home Care has again achieved the highest possible five-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Home Health Care Survey. For the second consecutive year, FirstHealth’s rankings in the patient satisfaction measures of the survey are above the state and national average for Medicare-certified home care agencies.
Michael White, an Investment Associate with the investment firm Dreher Financial Partners in Southern Pines, NC recently passed the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standard’s certification examination and has achieved the Certified Financial Planner professional (CFP) designation.
ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham office of Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties has been named a Gold level Coldwell Banker Premier Office for 2019, which is one of the highest honors given to Coldwell Banker offices.