ROCKINGHAM — N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will offer an introductory course in farming to residents in the Sandhills region beginning in February.
ROCKINGHAM — Following a nearly two-week manhunt, a federal fugitive wanted on meth charges was captured in a neighboring county this summer.
ROCKINGHAM — A Republican tide swept state Sen. Gene McLaurin out of office and seven in 10 Richmond County voters rejected a quarter-cent sales tax hike for parks and recreation in last month's general election.
RALEIGH — An award-winning writer from Johnston County who will serve as North Carolina's next poet laureate has strong ties to the Sandhills.
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Children around the world and throughout Richmond County wrote letters to Santa this month to tell the jolly old elf what they'd like to unwrap on Christmas morning.
RALEIGH — Constance Quick, a resident of Wadesboro in Anson County, is the latest player to win $200,000 playing the $ game. She purchased her lucky $5 ticket at the Anson Mart on East Caswell Street in Wadesboro.
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HAMLET — Police are looking for a man who robbed a Hamlet bank early Tuesday afternoon.The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. at the BB&T branch on the corner of Raleigh and Charlotte streets.
HAMLET — Drew Carpenter likes collecting toys, but not for himself.For the past three years, he has been acquiring donations for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign.
HAMLET — A local gymnast returned to her hometown gym in October after taking part in an international competition.
RALEIGH — William Marks of Aberdeen says he “never wins anything.” True to form, his All or Nothing ticket matched none of the numbers chosen in the Dec. 12 evening drawing.
PINEHURST — Moore County's New Year's baby will probably have a distinction in addition to being the first little guy or girl to be born in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in 2015.
ROCKINGHAM — Instead of exchanging gifts, Richmond County sheriff's detectives decided to give special-needs children a Christmas to remember.
ROCKINGHAM — For Miami Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, it was a shopping spree three years in the making.For five-dozen Richmond County kids, it was a trip to Walmart they'll never forget.
ROCKINGHAM — House fires have displaced two Richmond County families less than a week before Christmas.
HAMLET — Two well-known Richmond County residents died over the weekend in unrelated circumstances — the first a young athlete who died suddenly of a heart attack in a Charlotte hospital Friday, and the next an elderly equipment manager...
ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of punching a woman and causing a cut to her face that required stitches.
HAMLET — A Camp Lejeune Marine wound up in jail this weekend on charges of causing a public disturbance.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS — More than 600 people were fed following a turkey giveaway last week.
LAURINBURG — A Scotland High School junior was killed in a one-car crash on Sunday afternoon five miles south of Wagram, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol.
ROCKINGHAM — Phony IRS agents who dialed Larry Clay's number picked the wrong senior to scam.
ELLERBE — Tom McInnis will be sworn as Richmond County's state senator Jan. 3 in the Ellerbe Middle School auditorium, the senator-elect announced Monday.
WHISPERING PINES — A convicted robber from Rockingham accused of absconding from probation was captured Sunday in Moore County.
SOUTHERN PINES — Police say two men were shot and wounded early Sunday in a room at the Econo Lodge motel.
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