My identify is Matt Lamb, and I couldn’t be extra excited to dive headfirst into the Sandhills’ information.
I will probably be writing primarily for the Richmond County Each day Journal, however may also moonlight for The Anson File, and Laurinburg Change. I’m a lifetime resident of the nice state of North Carolina. I’ve an incredible quantity of delight in my dwelling state and assume North Carolina has much more to supply its residents than most states. Whereas born within the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Morganton, I’ve had the chance to take residence throughout North Carolina. From the sprawling cityscape of Raleigh to the coastal refuge in Wilmington, I can’t think about residing wherever however North Carolina.
As a budding school scholar, I attended North Carolina State College in Raleigh, majoring in Political Science with a focus in Regulation and Justice. Whereas in school, I developed what would turn out to be a lifelong curiosity in geopolitics, worldwide relations, and home coverage. To at the present time, I do my greatest to remain abreast of historic and present occasions all through the USA and the world. My post-collegiate skilled expertise has run the gamut, from schoolteacher, to contractor, and soldier.
Most lately, I spent the final 5 years as an active-duty Infantryman in the USA Military.
I presently dwell in Southern Pines with my spouse, Nicola. I’m extraordinarily pleased with her and left awe-struck by her compassion each day. She actively serves her neighborhood as a main care supplier at Major Care of the Pines in Moore County. We like to journey, hike, and surf as a lot as we presumably can. We’ve a canine, Banks, and a cat, Kitty, that convey us extra pleasure than most animals ought to.
Writing for the newspapers beneath the Champion Media umbrella is an incredible alternative for me. These publications are inextricably linked to the neighborhood, and I can’t wait to get out and become involved. I’m an enormous proponent of bodily and print newspapers. I feel there’s something to be mentioned for thumbing via a print newspaper, that highlights the occasions in and round city. The web is nice, and our papers keep a digital footprint, however I’ll at all times be a fan of the old style information.
General, I’m thrilled to get to know the folks and locations of this space. If you happen to occur to run in to me about city, make sure you attain out — I really like assembly new people and placing names to faces.