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Carolina Medical Affiliates joins Medical Group of the Carolinas


The physicians practicing at the MGC – Medical Affiliates – North Grove include ...
the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

Witherspoon Named New Richland 1 Superintendent


Columbia, SC (WLTX) - The Richland School District One Board of Commissioners ...
He has also served as a superintendent in North Carolina, as well as acted as an assistant superintendent in Virginia and North Carolina. Witherspoon is the official ...

Passengers wait at terminal after flight makes emergency landing at Johnstown Cambria County Airport


RICHLAND, Pa. -- Tense moments for emergency responders in ...
Passengers tell us the plane was traveling from Raleigh, North Carolina to Toronto when there was a smell of smoke inside the cabin. “I think it was a small electrical fire, a small little ...

Richland One names Craig Witherspoon as new superitendent


RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WACH ...
Dr. Witherspoon has previous experience in Virginia, North Carolina and Alabama as a superintendent. Witherspoon survived two board attempts to fire him from Birmingham City Schools before resigning last year.

Haley declares state of emergency for South Carolina snow


Nikki Haley has issued a state of emergency for 31 counties in South Carolina as forecasters predict several inches ...
The snow should stay north of Columbia. Counties in the state of emergency are: Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester ...

Snowfall totals vary in Eastern North Carolina


Snowfall totals from Tuesday ranged from a trace to as much as 5 inches in Eastern North Carolina. According to unofficial observations ...
0.3 inches at Jacksonville and an inch of snowfall around Richlands. There was an inch of snow recorded at the ...

Singing sensation aims to snag second audition for ‘The Voice’


In addition to singing, Anderson enjoys playing soccer and will try out for the QMHS varsity team this spring, having played varsity soccer as a freshman at Richlands High School in Richlands, North Carolina.

Hanahan’s Samuel Denmark commits to Virginia Tech; Gamecocks in hunt for tight end Naseir Upshur


He also has offers from Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Cal and Kentucky ...
added offers from Michigan and Vanderbilt. Richland Northeast linebacker TJ Brunson visited N.C. State on Saturday. He is scheduled to visit Florida State this weekend.

Columbia Urban League to honor student achievements at annual young and gifted Awards


Honorees will be representing the following counties: Allendale, Clarendon, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Newberry, and Richland. Mr. James T ...
Information Systems from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, North Carolina.

School Stars


Spring Valley High School visual arts teacher Joshua Drews was elected to the governing board of the National Art Education Association. He is the new secondary division director- elect of the NAEA. Thank you for reading some of our articles, please login ...

Church newest stop on African-American Heritage Trail


Barbara and George Murphy of Jacksonville read the African-American Heritage Trail marker that was dedicated at Blooming Free Will Baptist Church on Francktown Road in Richlands recently.John Sudbrink…

Richlands, Inala & Suburbs History Group Book Launch


The History Group extend an invitation to join them at 10am on Thursday 12 March 2015 for the launch of their latest publication Wacol, Wolston, Woogaroo – 1823-2014 at the Wolston Park Golf Club. Ove…

Winter Storm Quantum Ice and Snow Reports


February 24,2015   Winter Storm Quantum has impacted much of the Rockies, Central Plains, and Deep South with snow and icy conditions. (MORE: Winter Storm Quantum Forecast | Quantum Impacts) …

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Home in Country Setting 129 Christy Dr


Beautiful newer home in a country setting! The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining. The attractive kitchen has stainless energy-efficient appliances and a bar. The gas log fireplace creates a …

Smyth County students are ‘super heroes’ in preventing bullying


--> Submitted photo Bullying prevention Students at Chilhowie Middle School dress as their favorite superhero during the year to help others as part of …

Is any one in the Jacksonville/Richlands NC area able or willing to take two Kittens ??one needs the other , I'll even provide the food and liter box for them when I drop them off please they are literally babies


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Is any one in the Jacksonville/Richlands NC area able or willing to take two Kittens ??one needs the other , I'll even provide the food and liter box for them when I drop them off please they are literally babies


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Is any one in the Jacksonville/Richlands NC area able or willing to take two Kittens ??one needs the other , I'll even provide the food and liter box for them when I drop them off please they are literally babies


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Is any one in the Jacksonville/Richlands NC area able or willing to take two Kittens ??one needs the other , I'll even provide the food and liter box for them when I drop them off please they are literally babies


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UFO Sighting in Richlands, North Carolina on February 8th 2015 - At first thought it was a star but then it would move and stop. At one point seemed to make 2 circles then came together again. I white lights pulsates


Stepped out on the porch and I thought it was the North Star it was so bright. Then realized I was facing east where the sun comes up in front of my house. I then noticed the light moved. Sometimes sl…




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RICHLANDS NORTH CAROLINA: part-time employment while you are enrolled in school

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
  • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school´s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

What kinds of jobs are there?
Are jobs on campus or off campus?
How much can I earn?
How will I be paid?
Can I work as many hours as I want?


What kinds of jobs are there?

The Federal Work-Study Program emphasizes employment in civic education and work related to your course of study, whenever possible.

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Are jobs on campus or off campus?

Both. If you work on campus, you’ll usually work for your school. If you work off campus, your employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest.

Some schools might have agreements with private for-profit employers for work-study jobs. These jobs must be relevant to your course of study (to the maximum extent possible). If you attend a proprietary school (i.e., a for-profit institution), there may be further restrictions on the types of jobs you can be assigned.

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Man working in shop class

If you’re interested in getting a Federal Work-Study job while you’re enrolled in college or career school, make sure you apply for aid early. Schools that participate in the Federal Work-Study Program award funds on a first come, first served basis.


How much can I earn?

You’ll earn at least the current federal minimum wage. However, you may earn more depending on the type of work you do and the skills required for the position.

Your total work-study award depends on:

  • when you apply,
  • your level of financial need, and
  • your school’s funding level.

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How will I be paid?

How you’re paid depends partly on whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • If you are an undergraduate student, you´re paid by the hour.
  • If you are a graduate or professional student, you´re paid by the hour or by salary, depending on the work you do.
  • Your school must pay you at least once a month.
  • Your school must pay you directly unless you request that the school
    • send your payments directly to your bank account or
    • use the money to pay for your education-related institutional charges such as tuition, fees, and room and board.

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Can I work as many hours as I want?

No. The amount you earn can’t exceed your total Federal Work-Study award. When assigning work hours, your employer or your school’s financial aid office will consider your class schedule and your academic progress.

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Exercise at any age is vital for healthy bones and is essential for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Exercise not only improves bone health, it also increases muscle strength, coordination and balance and helps improve overall health.

Why do you exercise?

Bones, like muscles, are living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. In general, women and young men who exercise regularly reach a higher bone density (the highest level of consistency and strength of bones) than those who do not exercise. Most people reach peak bone density between 20 and 30 years old. From that age usually bone density begins to decrease. Women and men over age 20 can help prevent bone loss hacienda exercise frequently. The exercise allows us to maintain muscle strength, coordination and balance, which in turn helps prevent falls and fractures. This is especially important for older adults and people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis.

The best exercise to strengthen bones

The best exercise for your bones is required weight-bearing. This type of exercise makes you strive to work against gravity. Examples of these exercises include weight lifting, walking, hiking, jogging, stair climbing, tennis and dance. In contrast, exercises that do not require weight-bearing include swimming and cycling. While these exercises help strengthen and maintain strong muscles and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, are not the most effective in strengthening bones.

Exercise Tips

If you have health problems such as heart problems, high blood pressure, diabetes or obesity, or if you are 40 years old or more, consult your doctor before you start exercising regularly. According to the Surgeon General, the optimal goal is to exercise for at least 30 minutes most days; preferably daily.

Pay attention to your body. When starting an exercise routine, you may have some pain and discomfort in the muscles, but should not be painful or last more than 48 hours. If this occurs, you may be working too hard and need to slow down. Stop exercising if you feel any pain or discomfort in the chest and talk to your doctor before your next workout.

If you have osteoporosis, it is important to ask your doctor what activities are safe for you. If you have low bone density, experts recommend that the column is protected and avoiding exercises or activities that cause bending or twisting of the back. Moreover, should avoid high-impact exercise to reduce the risk of breaking a bone. You can also consult with an exercise specialist to teach you the proper progression of their activities, to stretch and strengthen muscles safely, and correct bad posture habits. An exercise specialist should have a degree in exercise physiology, physical education, physiotherapy or similar specialty. Be sure to ask if you are familiar with the special needs of people with osteoporosis.

A comprehensive system to combat osteoporosis

Remember, exercise is only part of a regimen for the prevention or treatment of osteoporosis. Like a diet rich in calcium and vitamin D, exercise helps strengthen bones at any age. But it is possible that good nutrition and exercise are not enough to stop the loss of bone density caused by medical conditions, menopause or certain habits such as the use of snuff and excessive consumption of alcohol. It is important to talk to your doctor about your bone health. Ask if you are a candidate for a bone density test. If densitometry shows low bone mass, ask what medications may help maintain healthy bones and fight osteoporosis. [16]




Two years of community college free for responsible students in RICHLANDS NORTH CAROLINA

The President unveiled a new proposal: Make two years of community college free for responsible students across America.

In our growing global economy, Americans need to have more knowledge and more skills to compete -- by 2020, an estimated 35 percent of job openings will require at least a bachelor's degree, and 30 percent will require some college or an associate's degree. Students should be able to get the knowledge and the skills they need without taking on decades' worth of student debt.


The numbers:

If all 50 states choose to implement the President's new community college proposal, it could:

  • Save a full-time community college student $3,800 in tuition per year on average
  • Benefit roughly 9 million students each year

Under President Obama's new proposal, students would be able to earn the first half of a bachelor's degree, or earn the technical skills needed in the workforce -- all at no cost to them.


The requirements:

  • What students have to do: Students must attend community college at least half-time, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and make steady progress toward completing their program.
  • What community colleges have to do: Community colleges will be expected to offer programs that are either 1) academic programs that fully transfer credits to local public four-year colleges and universities, or 2) occupational training programs with high graduation rates and lead to in-demand degrees and certificates. Community colleges must also adopt promising and evidence-based institutional reforms to improve student outcomes.
  • What the federal government has to do: Federal funding will cover three-quarters of the average cost of community college. Participating states will be expected to contribute the remaining funds necessary to eliminate the tuition for eligible students.

Expanding technical training programs:

President Obama also proposed the new American Technical Training Fund, which will expand innovative, high-quality technical training programs across the country. Specifically, the fund will award programs that:

  • Have strong employer partnerships and include work-based learning opportunities
  • Provide accelerated training
  • Accommodate part-time work

Read the full fact sheet on the President's proposal here.

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