Kindergarten countdown

Kindergarten countdown

ROCKINGHAM — School bells will soon be ringing and some kids will hear them for the first time.To help them get a taste of what they will be doi...

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


‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

ROCKINGHAM — More than 40 children from Richmond and surrounding counties spent Thursday at Camp Haven — a place where little kids learn s...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


West Rockingham 2nd graders have their brains on books

West Rockingham 2nd graders have their brains on books

ROCKINGHAM — With books stacked on nearly every surface, Joanetta Ingram’s classroom is a reader’s paradise, and it’s her West...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Richmond Co. Sheriff’s office, FirstHealth team up to collect meds

Richmond Co. Sheriff’s office, FirstHealth team up to collect meds

ROCKINGHAM — Operation Medicine Drop kicked off Wednesday at G104 FM on Airport Road manned by officers from the Richmond County Sheriff’s...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


FirstHealth brings outpatient behavioral services to Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet

FirstHealth brings outpatient behavioral services to Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet

HAMLET — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is bringing new services to the former Sandhills Regional Hospital, whose emergency room was permanently c...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Batty beginning to school week

Batty beginning to school week

ROCKINGHAM — Three schools dismissed students at 2:15 Monday after bats were found in Richmond Senior High School.RSHS, the Richmond County Nint...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

ROCKINGHAM — More than 50 library lovers gathered in the conference room at Leath Memorial Library Friday for a presentation on all of the digit...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

ROCKINGHAM — Two local businesses and motorcycle club presented an underwater camera to the Richmond County Volunteer Rescue Squad on Friday.Rel...

March 17th, 2017 |  


An advocates’ advocate

An advocates’ advocate

ROCKINGHAM — Tawlia Watkins, a 1989 graduate of Richmond Senior High School now living with her family in Rock Hill, South Carolina, became an u...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

ROCKINGHAM — Jerry Dean Guinn will spend a minimum of 11 years behind bars for killing his wife nearly a decade ago following a plea deal Monday...

March 7th, 2017 |