Richmond County Schools Superintendent weighs in on charter schools

Richmond County Schools Superintendent weighs in on charter schools

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools Superintendent Dr. Cindy Goodman, responding to news of charter school selecting sites in Wadesboro and Monroe,...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Community going to bat to benefit retired deputy

Community going to bat to benefit retired deputy

ELLERBE — Retired Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy Dan McInnis continues to beat the odds, say his family and doctors — but it’...

September 15th, 2016 |  


‘Giving clowns a bad rap’: Richmond County clown weighs in on recent sightings

‘Giving clowns a bad rap’: Richmond County clown weighs in on recent sightings

ROCKINGHAM — Idiotic and evil.That’s how Delia Michael describes the recent rash of reported clown sightings in the Carolinas.“IR...

September 9th, 2016 |  


RCC growth among the highest of N.C.’s community colleges

RCC growth among the highest of N.C.’s community colleges

ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Dale McInnis, president of Richmond Community College, updated the Richmond County Board of Commissioners on growth, programs a...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Richmond County leads Sandhills region in job creation

Richmond County leads Sandhills region in job creation

ROCKINGHAM — Local job creation and business investment are on the upswing, according to a presentation made Tuesday by economic developer Marti...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Construction nears completion

Construction nears completion

HAMLET — A crew from Barnhill Contracting spent Labor Day laying down a new parking lot for RSI Home Products.Construction has moved at a swift ...

September 8th, 2016 |  


Victim identified, cause of death still unknown in Richmond County homicide

Victim identified, cause of death still unknown in Richmond County homicide

ROCKINGHAM — The body of a man found dead behind a home Monday has been identified and the man deputies say killed him has been charged.The Rich...

September 7th, 2016 |  


ROCKIN’ FOR VETERANS: Concert funds to go toward WWII memorial in Rockingham

ROCKIN’ FOR VETERANS: Concert funds to go toward WWII memorial in Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM —The Veterans of Foreign Wars post will be rocking Saturday afternoon as four bands take the stage to pay tribute to their service.Th...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Man drowns at Blewett Falls while swimming

Man drowns at Blewett Falls while swimming

LILESVILLE — Emergency officials who were investigating a reported drowning near the Blewett Falls boat landing recovered the body of a swimmer ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Man’s body found behind home

Man’s body found behind home

ROCKINGHAM — Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office worked into the night on Monday trying to figure out how a man died.A...

September 5th, 2016 |