Permit obtained forVeterans Day parade

Permit obtained forVeterans Day parade

ROCKINGHAM — For more than a year, Robin Roberts has been wanting to have a parade in Richmond County to honor veterans.Thursday, the Veterans o...

August 18th, 2016 |  


7 cadets complete Basic Law Enforcement Training at RCC

7 cadets complete Basic Law Enforcement Training at RCC

HAMLET — Seven cadets completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Richmond Community College on Aug. 11 in order to prepare themselv...

August 18th, 2016 |  


4 Richmond County residents sentenced to federal prison on meth convictions

4 Richmond County residents sentenced to federal prison on meth convictions

GREENSBORO — Four Richmond County residents will serve federal prison time for their involvement in making methamphetamine.Barbara Charlene Mart...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Fines target rampant roadside rubbish in Richmond County

Fines target rampant roadside rubbish in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Littering is a problem in Richmond County, said Solid Waste and Recycling Director Jerry Austin — and getting caught red-hand...

August 17th, 2016 updated: August 17th, 2016. |  


Vendor changes made for Hamlet Seaboard Festival

Vendor changes made for Hamlet Seaboard Festival

HAMLET — The Seaboard Festival returns to its roots as an artisan crafters’ festival with the addition of new vendors, sponsors and flavor...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Sailors to benefit from Richmond County bike ride

Sailors to benefit from Richmond County bike ride

ROCKINGHAM — Although Christmas won’t come around for another four months, now is the time for organizer Donny Sweatt to put together Chri...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Senate candidate Deborah Ross swings through Pee Dee region

Senate candidate Deborah Ross swings through Pee Dee region

ROCKINGHAM — In her bid to replace Sen. Richard Burr, former state representative Deborah Ross has been crisscrossing the state — from the...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Richmond County families swap school uniforms in Facebook group

Richmond County families swap school uniforms in Facebook group

ROCKINGHAM — Back to school season means lots of shopping for school supplies, and in Richmond County where school uniforms are required, clothi...

August 11th, 2016 |  


94 new jobs coming: Packaging firm expands operations to Richmond County

94 new jobs coming: Packaging firm expands operations to Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — A new packaging company is coming to Richmond County, bringing nearly 100 new jobs along with it, state and local officials announc...

August 11th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Pittenger tours Richmond County ahead of election

Pittenger tours Richmond County ahead of election

ROCKINGHAM — In an effort to get to know the communities he will represent if elected in November, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger kicked off a tour ...

August 11th, 2016 |