Special Forces candidates prepare for Robin Sage

LAURINBURG – Special Forces Units will be invading Richmond County later this month when Special Forces trainees complete their instruction at C...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Pierce to seek 8th term as state lawmaker

Pierce to seek 8th term as state lawmaker

WAGRAM — State Rep. Garland E. Pierce indicated Wednesday that he has plans to return to Raleigh.“I’m proud to announce that I will ...

December 28th, 2017 |  


Athletes of all ages make Richmond County Special Olympics event special

Athletes of all ages make Richmond County Special Olympics event special

ROCKINGHAM — Athletes of all ages made their way to the podium during this year’s Richmond County Special Olympics.The 2017 spring games b...

May 4th, 2017 |  


More than 200 people gather for 24th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration

More than 200 people gather for 24th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration

ROCKINGHAM — It was standing room only Thursday at this year’s 24th Annual National Day of Prayer celebration.More than 200 community memb...

May 4th, 2017 updated: May 5th, 2017. |  


Buddy Roe’s 8th Annual Bike Ride for Richmond County Special Olympics hits the road Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — Community members will be turning their tires Saturday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The Buddy Roe’s 8th Annual Bik...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Brooks Brothers helps youth attend inauguration

Brooks Brothers helps youth attend inauguration

GARLAND — In a couple of weeks, Frederick Hayes will be traveling to the nation’s capital for the 2017 United States Presidential Inaugura...

January 10th, 2017 updated: January 10th, 2017. |  


‘The barber with a smile’

‘The barber with a smile’

LAURINBURG — A Scotland County resident and also staple to the Richmond County community was given North Carolina’s highest civilian honor...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Habitat for Humanity recruiting Richmond County churches for ‘Apostles Build’

Habitat for Humanity recruiting Richmond County churches for ‘Apostles Build’

ROCKINGHAM — Sandhills Habitat for Humanity renewed its call for volunteers for a special kind of build — an ‘Apostles Build’ ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Fines target rampant roadside rubbish in Richmond County

Fines target rampant roadside rubbish in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Littering is a problem in Richmond County, said Solid Waste and Recycling Director Jerry Austin — and getting caught red-hand...

August 17th, 2016 updated: August 17th, 2016. |  


DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

After Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made the motion to stop the roll call vote Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, he asked that Hilla...

July 27th, 2016 |