Richmond County cleaning business covers ‘The Works’

Richmond County cleaning business covers ‘The Works’

ELLERBE — If Pamela Turner filled out a classified ad, it might read: “Hard worker, people person, loves cleaning and painting relaxes me....

April 15th, 2016 |  


Belk new and improved; Richmond Plaza mainstay celebrates renovations

Belk new and improved; Richmond Plaza mainstay celebrates renovations

ROCKINGHAM — A department store serving shoppers for nearly 50 years showed off its fresh face and modern look to customers and county business ...

April 7th, 2016 |  


Racing: An economic engine

Racing: An economic engine

ROCKINGHAM — Smoke billowed from Lizzy Musi’s car as she rumbled down the track at Rockingham Dragway during a run Wednesday afternoon.The...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Track tussle cancels Rockingham Speedway race; lease in dispute

Track tussle cancels Rockingham Speedway race; lease in dispute

ROCKINGHAM — Plans to bring racing back to Rockingham Speedway have hit a wall.James Martin, of Level 1 Motorsports in Union County, announced o...

April 6th, 2016 |  


Small Business Center offering free rural entrepreneurship classes

Small Business Center offering free rural entrepreneurship classes

LAURINBURG — The second of four free classes leading to an N.C. REAL business certificate will be held Thursday at the Scotland County Economic ...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Hamlet couple selling Kona Ice across Richmond County

Hamlet couple selling Kona Ice across Richmond County

HAMLET — New frozen treats have hit the streets.Stephen and Pam Cribb of Hamlet are registered nurses and because of their full-time jobs, they ...

April 1st, 2016 updated: April 1st, 2016. |  


Little River Vineyards to pop the cork on new tasting room

Little River Vineyards to pop the cork on new tasting room

MOUNT GILEAD — The long rows of grapevines that used to make up Little River Vineyards are no longer there to produce wine, but that’s not...

March 31st, 2016 updated: April 1st, 2016. |  


9 counties, 1 destination: Uwharrie leaders look to regional tourism

9 counties, 1 destination: Uwharrie leaders look to regional tourism

NORWOOD — Nine central North Carolina counties could join forces and adopt a regional identity to become an outdoors tourism powerhouse, an Ashe...

March 30th, 2016 |  


Richmond County-based party bus pounding the pavement

Richmond County-based party bus pounding the pavement

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s first party bus has been rolling down the road to places such as Myrtle Beach, Charlotte and Raleigh for fi...

March 29th, 2016 updated: March 29th, 2016. |  


Surgery alleviates Bennett’s digestive distress

Surgery alleviates Bennett’s digestive distress

ROCKINGHAM — The abdominal pain and a disturbing sense of choking had become so uncomfortable that Dana Bennett was beginning to think she had a...

March 29th, 2016 updated: March 29th, 2016. |