Richmond County family moving to Guatemala for missionary work

Richmond County family moving to Guatemala for missionary work

ROCKINGHAM — Casa Aleluya, a nonprofit home for children in Guatemala, is more than 1,500 miles from here — but the Woods family decided a...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Locals audition for ‘Shark Tank’

Locals audition for ‘Shark Tank’

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s Ed O’Neal auditioned for ‘Shark Tank,’ ABC’s reality show for entrepreneurs with bi...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

ROCKINGHAM — The statewide number of reported flu cases has spiked since Dec. 31 from 4,000 to 7,407 infections as of the week ending Jan. 7 ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

ROCKINGHAM — It no longer happens in town squares, with slave traders parading their captives on public platforms to be sold to the highest bidd...

January 19th, 2017 |  


5 seconds of fame: Richmond Co. girls included in Covergirl promo

5 seconds of fame: Richmond Co. girls included in Covergirl promo

HAMLET — When Lorie Brackhahn and fiancée Greg Tew surprised their daughter Meghan McKenzie and her friend Addsion Brown with a trip to Bal...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Richmond County native Tony Bullard joins Foghat bassist on Rock Legends Cruise

Richmond County native Tony Bullard joins Foghat bassist on Rock Legends Cruise

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County native Tony Bullard, the last founding member of rock band The Blue Lords, is about to board Royal Caribbean’s The In...

January 12th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Rockingham family builds shelters for outside animals

Rockingham family builds shelters for outside animals

ROCKINGHAM — Pets are often considered family members by the people they live with, and are cared for, fed, and protected from the elements R...

January 10th, 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. |  


Weekend winter wallop

Weekend winter wallop

ROCKINGHAM — State and local officials sounded the alarm Thursday, urging residents to prepare for the winter storm forecast to strike the regio...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Snow coming Richmond County’s way

Snow coming Richmond County’s way

ROCKINGHAM — Forecast models appeared to be in disagreement early this week about the track and intensity of a winter storm taking aim at the mi...

January 5th, 2017 |