High marks for growth

High marks for growth

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools leapt forward in student achievement and overall performance during the 2014-15 school year, according to the N...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Backpack giveaway a success

Backpack giveaway a success

ROCKINGHAM — Students quickly snatched up all 500 of the bookbags during Friday’s Stuff the Bus event in front of Walmart that was origina...

August 21st, 2015 updated: August 22nd, 2015. |  


Watson named top teacher

Watson named top teacher

HAMLET — Joy Watson, named Richmond County Schools’ Teacher of the Year Thursday afternoon, crossed the Cole Auditorium stage to receive her plaqu...

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Fall classes begin at RCC

Fall classes begin at RCC

HAMLET — Students donned their warm-weather wear and braved the heat of the first day of school at Richmond Community College Monday, carrying t...

August 17th, 2015 updated: August 17th, 2015. |  


RSHS rallies for Raiders’ return

RSHS rallies for Raiders’ return

By Melonie McLaurinmflomer@civitasmedia.comROCKINGHAM — As students, parents and educators prepare for the beginning of the 2015-16 school year,...

August 15th, 2015 |  


Ellerbe, Ingram ‘drive the bus’ for supplies

Ellerbe, Ingram ‘drive the bus’ for supplies

HAMLET — Dannel Ellerbe and Melvin Ingram have teamed up again to help prepare students for school by offering to match all funds raised between...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Lindsey retires from RCC after 12-year tenure

Lindsey retires from RCC after 12-year tenure

HAMLET — Mark Lindsey is retiring from Richmond Community College this month after 12 years of service to the college.Throughout his tenure, Lin...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Leak Street campers recognized

Leak Street campers recognized

Melonie McLaurin | Daily JournalThe Rev. Ricardo Leak Sr of Hamlet presented J.C. Watkins an award for his service to the Leak Street Education and Cu...

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  


Lizards, snakes draw stares

Lizards, snakes draw stares

ELLERBE — Kids at Kemp Memorial Library were treated to a science show Wednesday morning featuring live local reptiles, exotic African species &...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Richmond schools trawling for teachers

Richmond schools trawling for teachers

ROCKINGHAM — On Aug. 24, school buses will be running their routes once more as students prepare to begin another year of education in Richmond ...

July 28th, 2015 |