HAMLET — Two young women are taking their pedaling skills across the country in September to raise money for DaVita Dialysis.Sisters Leann Stubbs and Ashleigh Arey will be heading to Oregon Sept. 13-17 for a 220-mile bike ride through the Willamette Valley for the eighth annual Tour DaVita.This will be Stubbs’ second year competing in the race and Arey’s first due to her just now turning 21 —the minimum age to participate. Stubbs got involved as a registered nurse with DaVita Dialysis in Hamlet and knew she could do some good as well as raise some money. She quickly got her sister involved as soon as she was eligible.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theatre is in the midst of a superhero takeover as it hosts its two-week Young People’s Theatre camp until Aug. 1.The 14 children in the camp are working on an original play about silly superheroes. The program will culminate in a final performance at 7 p.m. at Cole Plaza outside City Hall on Aug. 1. The performance is free and open to the public.The tuition fee includes 30 hours over two weeks with multiple arts teachers. Chil...
HAMLET — Richmond Community College students, faculty and staff looking to incorporate some exercise into their daily routine on campus will soon have access to the Mary Ellen Kindley Fitness Trail.The future walking trail with fitness stations has been named in honor of the wife of longtime Rockingham Mayor G.R. Kindley, who has served as president of the RCC Foundation Board of Directors and co-chairman of the steering committee for the Forte Building expansion. The walking...
HOFFMAN — Firefighters and medics have scheduled an Aug. 9 fundraiser for a volunteer firefighter recovering from a brain tumor.Andy Sampson is a registered nurse in the operating room at Scotland Memorial Hospital, a paramedic and a volunteer firefighter. He woke up one morning with what he thought was a migraine and learned a brain tumor the size of a baseball was causing the intense pain.After a successful surgery to remove the tumor, he was on a ventilator for ...
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