Seaboard 5K scholarship announced

Seaboard 5K scholarship announced

HAMLET — Duke and Melissa Smith, organizers of the Seaboard Festival 5K, met with Richmond Community College officials Tuesday at the Cole Audit...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Racers brave the heat in 24-hour run; collect a ton of pet food for Richmond County Animal Advocates

Racers brave the heat in 24-hour run; collect a ton of pet food for Richmond County Animal Advocates

ROCKINGHAM — The Mangum Track Club Hinson Lake 24-Hour Ultra Classic played out under nearly opposite weather conditions to last year’s ru...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Perdue honored by Moose Lodge

Perdue honored by Moose Lodge

ROCKINGHAM — Mike Perdue of Rockingham Moose Lodge 1838 became the first Fellow in his lodge to achieve the international order’s highest ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Help sought to plan fundraiser for Richmond Co. cancer patient

Help sought to plan fundraiser for Richmond Co. cancer patient

HAMLET — When Becky Singletary underwent a back surgery last October, doctors discovered she had lung cancer. The 56-year-old former mail carrie...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Having a second chance: Teen court aims to halt delinquency

Having a second chance: Teen court aims to halt delinquency

ROCKINGHAM — Teen court is back in session.Parents, teenagers and various members of Richmond County’s criminal justice community met in t...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Hamlet High School class reunion on track

Hamlet High School class reunion on track

HAMLET — Hamlet High School Alumni will host its annual Class of 1944 reunion in the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame, but this year th...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Runners ready for Hinson Lake long haul

Runners ready for Hinson Lake long haul

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Mangum Track Club and other runners are gearing up for the 2016 Hinson Lake 24-Hour Ultra Classic beginning at 8 a.m...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Richmond County commissioners switch banks in building loan

Richmond County commissioners switch banks in building loan

ROCKINGHAM — The county will be switching institutions to finance its acquisition of the First Bank building on Fayetteville Road — First ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Richmond County drivers urged not to panic during gasoline shortage

Richmond County drivers urged not to panic during gasoline shortage

ROCKINGHAM — Local residents are feeling the effects of a fuel shortage caused by a break in the Alabama section of a pipeline that runs from Ho...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Man sentenced to prison in Richmond County shooting case

Man sentenced to prison in Richmond County shooting case

ROCKINGHAM — One of two men charged in a shooting last year is going to prison following a jury trial.James Wilbert Thomas Jr. was found guilty ...

September 16th, 2016 |