Hamlet says goodbye to city manager

Hamlet says goodbye to city manager

HAMLET — Outgoing City Manager Marcus Abernethy was honored near the close of Tuesday night’s city council meeting — his last before...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Holiday spirit in the streets

Holiday spirit in the streets

HAMLET — Chilly temperatures seemed ideal Thursday with an overcast sky making colorful uniforms, costumes and floats stand out as hundreds of p...

December 8th, 2016 |  


A Cole Auditorium Christmas tradition

A Cole Auditorium Christmas tradition

HAMLET — Betty Brigman loves to decorate for the holidays, especially the Christmas tree at Richmond Community College’s Cole Auditorium.&...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Weekend shooting in Hamlet injures teen

Weekend shooting in Hamlet injures teen

HAMLET — Police are still investigating a weekend shooting that sent a teenager to a hospital.Detective Lt. Randy Dover of the Hamlet Police Dep...

December 5th, 2016 updated: December 5th, 2016. |  


Deadline nears for parade entries

Deadline nears for parade entries

HAMLET — Organizers say now is the time for anyone interested in participating in the Hamlet Christmas Parade to get their applications in ̵...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


Christmas kicks off with Hamlet’s 30th tree lighting

Christmas kicks off with Hamlet’s 30th tree lighting

HAMLET — Christmas officially commenced with the 30th Annual City of Hamlet Tree Lighting in Main Street Park Monday night.The event, originally...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Ingrams team up for Thanksgiving turkey giveaway

Ingrams team up for Thanksgiving turkey giveaway

HAMLET — Melvin Ingram and sister Callie Ingram tag-teamed their foundations to give away free turkeys early Wednesday morning at Memorial Park....

November 24th, 2016 |  


Hamlet church prepared to serve up to 200 free meals

Hamlet church prepared to serve up to 200 free meals

HAMLET — Free Thanksgiving meals are available for people struggling to make ends meet or faced with other difficult circumstances beginning at ...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Richmond Co. STEM instructor invited back to White House

Richmond Co. STEM instructor invited back to White House

HAMLET — Jeff Epps of Richmond County Schools was named a Champion of Change for Tech Inclusion in a 2013 awards presentation at the White House...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Richmond County Schools sends desks, chairs to flood-ravaged Robeson Co.

Richmond County Schools sends desks, chairs to flood-ravaged Robeson Co.

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools delivered furniture from a storage stockpile to Robeson County Thursday in an effort to help restore classrooms...

November 17th, 2016 |