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Nurses, ‘this is your night’

Nurses, ‘this is your night’

36 nursing students graduate RCC By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 500 images HAMLET — Charlice Antoinette Burnett might have surprised a few folks along the… Read more »

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

NC DHHS encourages vigilance to prevent rabies

RALEIGH — As warmer weather approaches, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages North Carolinians to be aware of their surroundings and take precautions… Read more »

RC Hospice offers volunteer training

RC Hospice offers volunteer training

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice Inc. would like to invite you to volunteer at “Your Hometown Hospice” on U.S. Route 1. There are several opportunities for individuals of all ages, including but… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

Extension @ Your Service: Savor the moment with mindful eating

“Mindful eating” is an emerging term in nutrition research. It involves removing outside distractions and acknowledging all of the senses while eating. By eating mindfully, the pace of eating is… Read more »

Hospice to hold volunteer training session in June

Hospice to hold volunteer training session in June

LAURINBURG ‚ Hospice of Scotland County will host training sessions in June for anyone interested in learning more about becoming a hospice volunteer. The first session on Tuesday, June 9 is open… Read more »

Sandhills RMC celebrates National Hospital Week

Sandhills RMC celebrates National Hospital Week

HAMLET — Most people only visit hospitals occasionally, when a loved one is sick or a friend is having a baby. Associates at Sandhills Regional Medical Center are different in… Read more »

‘We’ll go stretch our legs’

‘We’ll go stretch our legs’

3rd annual Uwharrie Naturalist Weekend takes in natural sights By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * Landtrust of Central NC ELDORADO — Eleven people braved the potential rainfall from… Read more »

‘We have hope’

‘We have hope’

Relay for Life goes under the rainbow at the Cole By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Photo gallery – more than 1,400 images! * April 29: Von Drehle gets on… Read more »

36 teams, 325 participants, more than $42,000 raised

36 teams, 325 participants, more than $42,000 raised

Relay for Life set for 6 p.m. start By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * April 29: Von Drehle gets on board Relay for Life train * Relay for Life event website… Read more »

Federal agency to discuss health studies results at Camp Lejeune

Federal agency to discuss health studies results at Camp Lejeune

ATLANTA — The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) invites the public to hear from the authors of a group of health studies conducted to understand the impact of… Read more »

Farmers can apply for $5,000 cost-share program

Farmers can apply for $5,000 cost-share program

Applications accepted until May 13 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com There was  no overlap with his predecessor when Matthieu Quick took over the position of technician with the Richmond County Soil… Read more »

Richardson: Drink outside the box

Richardson: Drink outside the box

I recently checked out an upscale yoga studio here in Madison, Wisconsin and discovered a new and disturbing trend: boxed water. Boxed water? OK, I’ve heard of boxed wine — and… Read more »

RSHS Beta Club keeps ‘tabs’ on charity project

RSHS Beta Club keeps ‘tabs’ on charity project

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Richmond Senior High School Beta Club recently completed a service project for the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House provides a home-away-from-home for families… Read more »

Shertzer: Each patient leaves an indelible mark

Shertzer: Each patient leaves an indelible mark

The other day, I was at the grocery store, browsing through the produce, when I heard a voice say, “Excuse me.” I turned to see a woman standing there. “Do… Read more »

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Fisher, Lockhart earn ‘Golden’ scholarships

Golden LEAF Foundation announces two $12,000 education packages By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It was Dan Gerlach’s eighth high school visit of the day. To Nile Fisher and Juwan Lockhart, it… Read more »

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices

School and community gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, but the people managing and working in these gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the… Read more »

‘We’ve got the city covered’

‘We’ve got the city covered’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * April 27: Firefighters match face, name with a cause * April 23: Firefighters to “Fill the Boot” ROCKINGHAM — There is something… Read more »

Scam alert: FirstHealth not seeking info over the phone

Scam alert: FirstHealth not seeking info over the phone

PINEHURST – Hospitals throughout the country are warning their patients about a phone scam in which callers posing as hospital officials attempt to obtain personal information. If you receive a… Read more »

Grieving camp begins June 5

Grieving camp begins June 5

LAUREL HILL — The death of a parent, family member or friend is difficult at any age, but it can be especially traumatic for children. Hospice of Scotland County’s Camp… Read more »

‘Alive Inside’ highlights links between music, memory

‘Alive Inside’ highlights links between music, memory

HAMLET — Special presentation of Alive Inside will be screened from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 5 in the Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College. The screening is open… Read more »

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