Richmond County ranked among unhealthiest counties

First Posted: 3/21/2013why is it up to the 'leaders' how to make the citizens healthy. in fact they are not leaderS At All, But rather elected officia...

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Low-wage workers need a boost

First Posted: 4/15/2015One of the biggest problems with the so-called Carolina Comeback frequently touted by Gov. Pat McCrory and state legislative le...

July 29th, 2015 |  


College expands skilled trade programs

First Posted: 7/10/2014HAMLET — Richmond Community College plans to host summer information sessions highlighting skilled trade programs that th...

July 29th, 2015 |  


“The Little Town that Does”

First Posted: 3/18/2014To the editor: The sign on the red caboose at Hamlet City Lake has the above slogan printed on its front. Visitors stopping at ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Rockingham Rotary contributes to Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham

First Posted: 6/18/2012Out of the donations Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham has received to come to fruition, the children’s learning museum ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


National Voter Registration Day is Sept. 25

First Posted: 9/21/2012National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 25, and members of both major political parties are working to sign up new vo...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Keep our grandfathers fire burning

First Posted: 4/29/2013“Everybody in North Carolina should have heard that speech.” Someone had just heard Tom Lambeth’s recent rema...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Hitchcock Creek Blue Trail named tops for wildlife

First Posted: 4/2/2015ROCKINGHAM — With warm weather hopefully here to stay, it’s time for outdoor adventurers to pull their canoes and ka...

July 29th, 2015 |  


The Raleigh Report

First Posted: 3/23/2012The past few weeks have remained busy as I prepare for the short session that will follow the primary elections in May. I am de...

July 29th, 2015 |  


New officer joins Rockingham police

First Posted: 9/5/2014ROCKINGHAM — City native Jan Owens is the Rockingham Police Department’s newest officer. City Clerk Gwen Swinney adm...

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