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  • FirstHealth first in nation to participate in new robotics study
    PINEHURST – FirstHealth of the Carolinas has made history once again as the first health care system in the nation to participate in a clinical study with Intuitive Surgical’s Ion Endoluminal System. Michael Pritchett, D.O., MPH, pulmonary specialist at Pinehurst Medical Clinic and director of the Chest Center of the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Special Olympics tests new sports
    ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 Special Olympics athletes got the chance to show off their basketball and cheerleading chops Wednesday as the organizers for the Spring Games consider adding the sports to their annual event. The athletes ran basic drills and learned some fundamental cheers in a clinic run by ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Gymnasts win gold at state competition
    HAMLET — Gymnasts from Physical Awareness and Gymnastics in Hamlet brought home 10 gold medals from their state competition at Hough High School in Cornelious last weekend. Coach Terry Barrett said they went up against approximately 190 other athletes from around North Carolina and she felt that the kids did ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Richmond Senior student to attend Governor’s School
    ROCKINGHAM — Marq Robinson, a junior at Richmond Senior High School, has been accepted to attend Governor’s School at High Point University this June to study natural sciences. But animals were not always something Robinson was fond of. Robinson’s father, Tony, said when Marq was young, he had a fear ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • County says recently appl
    ROCKINGHAM — At the last City Council meeting, Assistant City Manager John Massey expressed frustration with the conditions that led to city staff’s recommendation that the city reduce its code enforcement jurisdiction by 12.3 percent. Among those conditions was a tipping fee the city only recently began incurring from the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Community Paramedic Program off to a strong start in Marlboro County
    CHERAW, SC – Due to a generous grant received by the McLeod Foundation from The Duke Endowment, Marlboro County has been able to establish a community paramedicine program. These grants support the mission of McLeod Health, which is to improve the overall health and well-being of people living within South ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Hospice recognizes volunteers at banquet
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice’s volunteers always go over board and we’d be shipwrecked without them! This year’s annual volunteer banquet was held on April 9, 2019 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Rockingham. Our setting was a pirate town and volunteers and staff were the captains and crew. Our ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Office professionals to be recognized at luncheon
    HAMLET — Silver Cross Events will hold their fifth annual Office Professionals Luncheon April 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Cole Auditorium at Richmond Community College. Sharon Nichols, event organizer, said the goal of the show is to provide business owners a special way to show their appreciation ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • ‘Ladies in Pearls’ given their pearls
    HAMLET — The dictionary defines a pearl as a hard, lustrous spherical mass formed within the shell of a pearl oyster and is a highly prized gem, can also be defined as a person or thing of great rarity and worth. On Wednesday, fourth and fifth-grade girls from Fairview Heights ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Suspect in 2016 murder convicted on lesser charge
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Superior Court handed down the following notable convictions at this month’s session: Jimiel Lovon Lindsey Lindsey pleaded guilty to and is convicted of one felony count of second degree murder after he was initially charged with one felony count of first degree murder in the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-16-2019
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