Retired police captain to be honored

Retired police captain to be honored

HAMLET — After serving in the Hamlet Police Department for more than 26 years, recent retiree Captain Stevie Taylor will soon be honored by the ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Hamlet Middle School recognizes A honor roll achievers

Hamlet Middle School recognizes A honor roll achievers

HAMLET — Hamlet Middle School has announced its second nine weeks A honor roll.Sixth Grade:Jace Bendell, Tyler Berry, Rylie Bohman, William Butl...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Intense debate ends in employee raises

Intense debate ends in employee raises

HAMLET — A brief debate between city council members ended in a vote to give all city employees a 1.5 percent across the board pay raise.Council...

February 16th, 2017 |  


City evaluates infrastructure

City evaluates infrastructure

HAMLET — Lumber River Council of Governments Planners Jean Klein and Jim Perry met with the city council Tuesday to present a water and wastewat...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Hamlet drug store damaged after being struck by car

Hamlet drug store damaged after being struck by car

HAMLET — Employees at Birmingham Drug Company got an early morning shakeup after a driver rammed the front of the building Tuesday, allegedly after ...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


Suspects sought in 2 Hamlet armed robberies

Suspects sought in 2 Hamlet armed robberies

HAMLET — An armed robbery caught on camera was the first of two police are investigating from Friday night.Detective Lt. Randy Dover said a woma...

February 6th, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


Super Bowl connection

Super Bowl connection

HAMLET — When Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones joins his team to battle the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday, he is exp...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Hamlet seniors hold weekly ‘sewing bee’

Hamlet seniors hold weekly ‘sewing bee’

HAMLET — One of the senior center’s most active groups is it’s Thursday sewing class, led by Jimmy Reese.“Most seniors can alr...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Legislators introduce bill to limit class sizes

Legislators introduce bill to limit class sizes

HAMLET — A state mandate expected to be discussed in the North Carolina General Assembly as early as next week could, if passed, limit class siz...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Blanton settles in as new Hamlet city manager

Blanton settles in as new Hamlet city manager

HAMLET — Two weeks into his role as city manager, Jonathan Blanton appears as though he’s occupied his office for far longer and said he h...

January 25th, 2017 |