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 |  


Suspect charged in daytime Hamlet shooting

Suspect charged in daytime Hamlet shooting

HAMLET — A suspect is in custody following a midday shooting on Thomas Street Tuesday morning.Johnathan Lindsey Brown Jr., 29, of Brantley Avenu...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Hamlet home sustains ‘extensive damage’ in weekend fire

Hamlet home sustains ‘extensive damage’ in weekend fire

HAMLET — Officials say a house fire late Saturday night has put its occupants out in the cold.Fire Chief Calvin White said the flames broke out ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Blanton: Hamlet embodies spirit of small-town America

Blanton: Hamlet embodies spirit of small-town America

HAMLET — New city manager Jonathan Blanton, who began working Monday, said even though he has traveled “all around the country and the wor...

January 13th, 2017 |  


New Hamlet city manager sworn in

New Hamlet city manager sworn in

HAMLET — The new city manager was sworn in during Tuesday’s meeting of the city council.“We’re pleased at this time to present...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Parent upset with Richmond County Schools’ reaction to bus wreck

Parent upset with Richmond County Schools’ reaction to bus wreck

HAMLET — One parent of a student who was in a bus crash Monday morning says a press release from the school district claiming no students were i...

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. |  


Hamlet council to appoint Jonathan Blanton as new city manager

Hamlet council to appoint Jonathan Blanton as new city manager

HAMLET — If all goes according to the agenda, the city council is expected to vote on — and officially appoint — a new city manager ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Stories of the year: Imperial Foods fire 25 years later

Stories of the year: Imperial Foods fire 25 years later

HAMLET — On Sept. 3, 1991, a fire broke out at the Imperial Foods chicken processing plant on Bridges Street after a hydraulic line ruptured abo...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Thublin, Richmond County Schools’ public information officer, earns national recognition

Thublin, Richmond County Schools’ public information officer, earns national recognition

HAMLET — The National School Public Relations Association released its biennial list Dec. 19 honoring the top 35 school public relations profess...

December 20th, 2016 |