Parade, festivities planned in Richmond County to celebrate the legacy of MLK

Parade, festivities planned in Richmond County to celebrate the legacy of MLK

ROCKINGHAM — The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Committee met Thursday to plan and discuss activities scheduled for Jan. 15-18 in honor of the c...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Recount flows into Friday

Recount flows into Friday

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections began a meticulous recount of ballots Thursday, honoring a request by county commissioner ca...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Pregnancy fair slated for new, expectant Richmond Co. mothers

Pregnancy fair slated for new, expectant Richmond Co. mothers

ROCKINGHAM — A pregnancy fair, designed by the Richmond County Health Department to connect new mothers and mothers-to-be with educational servi...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Bikers, church band together

Bikers, church band together

ROCKINGHAM — On the outside, Trista Hanselman appears to be a healthy 14-year-old student — but inside she is waging war with a rare medic...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Richmond Co. Board of Elections sets recount for Thursday in commissioners’ race

Richmond Co. Board of Elections sets recount for Thursday in commissioners’ race

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections unanimously approved a recount to begin Thursday following a request by county commissioner ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Decoding poverty: Program connects Rockingham Housing Authority students to STEM pipeline

Decoding poverty: Program connects Rockingham Housing Authority students to STEM pipeline

ROCKINGHAM — Student residents of the Rockingham Housing Authority are learning to code, decode and solve problems as part of a collaborative af...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Richmond County election results certified; Bostic ponders recount

Richmond County election results certified; Bostic ponders recount

ROCKINGHAM — All of Richmond County’s 19,434 ballots are now certified, said board of elections director Connie Kelly Tuesday.Last week, t...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Canvassing postponed til next week

Canvassing postponed til next week

ROCKINGHAM — A small batch of provisional ballots is holding up canvasing at the Richmond County Board of Elections office, say local officials,...

November 18th, 2016 |  


2 charged with making meth

2 charged with making meth

ROCKINGHAM — Several complaints from neighbors led to the discovery of a meth operation, according to police.Although they didn’t find an ...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Richmond County Health Dept. using social media to promote Smokeout

Richmond County Health Dept. using social media to promote Smokeout

ROCKINGHAM — The number of American adults who smoke decreased from 42.4 percent in 1965 to 16.8 percent in 2014, according to a Centers for Dis...

November 16th, 2016 |