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 |  


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 |