‘They didn’t show up’: Turnout low for county water meeting

‘They didn’t show up’: Turnout low for county water meeting

ROCKINGHAM — Four county residents attended a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners to voice their concerns over discoloration in their ...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Place of Grace moving to new facility in coming weeks

Place of Grace moving to new facility in coming weeks

ROCKINGHAM — The Place of Grace Rescue Mission on Airport Road will be moving into its new building within three weeks, said Pastor Gary Richard...

October 17th, 2016 |  


Rockingham businesses clean up after Falling Creek floods stores

Rockingham businesses clean up after Falling Creek floods stores

ROCKINGHAM — Several businesses on the south prong of Falling Creek, along East Broad Avenue across from Food Lion, lost thousands of dollars in rui...

October 13th, 2016 updated: October 14th, 2016. |  


Kayakers: Hitchcock Creek still hazardous

Kayakers: Hitchcock Creek still hazardous

ROCKINGHAM — The Hitchcock Creek Blue Trail is beautiful and inviting after the influx of water from Hurricane Matthew, but paddlers should be a...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Crews continue power restoration

Crews continue power restoration

CORDOVA — Crews from Duke Energy and Willbro’s Construction tackled an enormous fallen fir tree blocking Center Street and pinning power l...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Evacuees escape inland from Hurricane Matthew

Evacuees escape inland from Hurricane Matthew

ROCKINGHAM — Refugees fleeing the wrath of Hurricane Matthew have arrived to take shelter in local hotels, and the rooms are filling up fast, ac...

October 7th, 2016 |  


Police: Rockingham robbery suspects crashed car in Laurinburg subdivision

Police: Rockingham robbery suspects crashed car in Laurinburg subdivision

ROCKINGHAM — Police say a trio accused of robbing a bank Tuesday, crashed the getaway car into a Laurinburg subdivision before they were caught....

October 6th, 2016 |  


Wright: ‘Now is the time to prepare’ for Hurricane Matthew

Wright: ‘Now is the time to prepare’ for Hurricane Matthew

ROCKINGHAM — Emergency Services Director Donna Wright advised all residents to start making plans for Hurricane Matthew now, in an email to the ...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Rainy weather stalls Ledbetter Lake Dam project

Rainy weather stalls Ledbetter Lake Dam project

ROCKINGHAM — Last summer, county commissioners voted to approve a special tax assessment on waterfront land surrounding Ledbetter Lake to pay fo...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Girl Scouts surprise police with sweets

Girl Scouts surprise police with sweets

HAMLET — More than 25 Girl Scouts from troop 1680 visited the police department Thursday night to drop of bags of goodies for the officers as a ...

September 30th, 2016 |