Richmond County deputies find meth ingredients, weed at man’s home

Richmond County deputies find meth ingredients, weed at man’s home

HAMLET — Deputies got a little more than they bargained for when they went to Willie Huckabee’s Ridgeview Drive home on Wednesday.Accordin...

September 4th, 2016 |  


Richmond County schools meet state expectations

Richmond County schools meet state expectations

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools continues to increase in academic achievement, as 87.5 percent of its schools met or exceeded growth expectatio...

September 1st, 2016 |  


Richmond County man helping others through hunting

Richmond County man helping others through hunting

ROCKINGHAM — CSX employee Kent Gillis, who said he loves the outdoors and hunting, is the founder of a very special family hunt club with a miss...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Murder defendant accused of trying to coax witness out of testifying in Richmond County murder case

Murder defendant accused of trying to coax witness out of testifying in Richmond County murder case

ROCKINGHAM — A man who was out on bond pending a murder trial, accused of killing his wife, is back behind bars for allegedly intimidating a wit...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Richmond County commissioners approve grant application for Direct Pack building improvements

Richmond County commissioners approve grant application for Direct Pack building improvements

ROCKINGHAM — Pending approval from the N.C. Department of Commerce, Direct Pack, Inc. could receive a grant to help pay about half its renovatio...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Richmond County teacher applaud increase in supplement

Richmond County teacher applaud increase in supplement

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners made education a priority when it finalized its budget this summer — increasing th...

August 26th, 2016 |  


2 charged in federal meth conspiracy

2 charged in federal meth conspiracy

GREENSBORO — Two more men are facing federal charges for their alleged roles related to methamphetamine in Richmond CountyAccording to a nine-co...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Truck driver training returns to RCC

Truck driver training returns to RCC

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a mandatory orientation for its fall truck driver training course at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in...

August 25th, 2016 |  


PondeR bassist remembered

PondeR bassist remembered

ROCKINGHAM — Members of Richmond County’s music community were reeling last week from the loss of Joe Harris, bass player and vocalist for...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Keeping Richmond County clean: Volunteers pick up trash at Blewett Falls

Keeping Richmond County clean: Volunteers pick up trash at Blewett Falls

ROCKINGHAM — An unpaved, wooded turnaround spot by Blewett Falls Dam was trash-free in less than an hour Wednesday morning after community volun...

August 25th, 2016 |