Thousands raised for Richmond Co. WWII memorial

Thousands raised for Richmond Co. WWII memorial

ROCKINGHAM — Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4203 hosted a cornhole tournament and plate sale to benefit one of their own who is battli...

October 24th, 2016 |  


‘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 |  


Neighbors helping neighbors: Surrounding counties give aid to Robeson

Neighbors helping neighbors: Surrounding counties give aid to Robeson

RED SPRINGS — As Robeson County continues to dig out and repair after Hurricane Matthew, many from Richmond County are helping to replenish.Scot...

October 13th, 2016 |  


Officials explain why no shelters were set up in Richmond County

Officials explain why no shelters were set up in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Picking up the pieces after a hurricane is difficult without water and electricity, and more than 1,000 Duke Energy customers in Ri...

October 12th, 2016 |  


Richmond Co. sees flood of water, people

Richmond Co. sees flood of water, people

ROCKINGHAM — While Richmond County was spared the levels of devastation seen in other parts of the state, it wasn’t without damages.Rain a...

October 10th, 2016 |  


Power crews battle obstacles to restore power in Richmond Co. following Hurricane Matthew

Power crews battle obstacles to restore power in Richmond Co. following Hurricane Matthew

ROCKINGHAM — Residents throughout central and eastern parts of the state — including Richmond County — remain without power in the w...

October 10th, 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 |  


Sandhills region thinks pink: Businesses, hospitals kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sandhills region thinks pink: Businesses, hospitals kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ELLERBE — Pink vanilla ice cream is back on the menu at The Berry Patch through the end of October in a fundraising effort to benefit Sandra Kin...

October 4th, 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 |  


Chicken lunch for Richmond County law enforcement

Chicken lunch for Richmond County law enforcement

ROCKINGHAM — Local law enforcement officers were treated to a barbecue chicken cookout Wednesday at the Richmond County Airport, courtesy of Ken...

September 28th, 2016 |