Teens watching the weather

Teens watching the weather

The lack of interest in news among students is, no doubt, still present. However, it would appear that in times of concern there are more teens paying...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


FirstHealth performs 8,000th open-heart surgery

FirstHealth performs 8,000th open-heart surgery

PINEHURST — In September 1990, Dewey McClendon, a Montgomery County resident with a long history of heart trouble, became the first person to ha...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Find a variety of activities in 4-H

Find a variety of activities in 4-H

Another school year has started and we parents are scrambling to find a sport, a hobby, a niche where our youth fit in or belong. At our house, we tak...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Tales of a revenuer: Hunting down and catching bootleggers

Tales of a revenuer: Hunting down and catching bootleggers

ABC officers — or old-time revenuers — regard the secret making and selling of illegal whiskey not as a criminal offense, but as a tax vio...

September 19th, 2017 |  


History class is beneficial

History class is beneficial

This year I ended up taking a U.S. government class that has turned out to be very helpful in comparison to past classes.Whenever there was a focus on...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Berrys win big at 4-H goat show

Berrys win big at 4-H goat show

If you were not at the Richmond County 4-H Goat Show on Saturday, you missed quite the event. Fifty youth from Hoke, Guilford, Iredell, Moore, Randolp...

September 13th, 2017 |  


RCC helps first-generation college student become ‘class act’

RCC helps first-generation college student become ‘class act’

HAMLET — Stephen McQueen made up his mind long before graduation that after high school he was done with school. Besides, he was graduating with...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Moonshine: Fast cars and white lightning

Moonshine: Fast cars and white lightning

Last week, we talked about the history of making moonshine and the first process of making the brew, which is fermentation in the mash barrel. As the ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


People and public profanity

People and public profanity

I was in line in Target not long ago and could not help but overhear the conversation of two people behind me. It wasn’t so much the topic of th...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Don’t stop believin’ in RCC

Don’t stop believin’ in RCC

HAMLET — The tribute band Classic Journey Live describes itself as presenting the nation’s most authentic Journey experience, and Richmond...

September 6th, 2017 |