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 |  


Hive abuzz for back-to-school bash

Hive abuzz for back-to-school bash

ROCKINGHAM — The Hive Recreation Center and several local businesses are hosting a free Back-to-School Bash, and the whole county is invited.Reb...

August 24th, 2016 |  


‘Shelter from the stormy blast’: Rector recalls 9/11, announces Hamlet memorial service

‘Shelter from the stormy blast’: Rector recalls 9/11, announces Hamlet memorial service

HAMLET — Several iconic images from the terrorist attacks that brought down the twin towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, continu...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Tall tales and true stories: Bolton book a collection of Pee Dee yarns

Tall tales and true stories: Bolton book a collection of Pee Dee yarns

ROCKINGHAM — A signing session for award-winning storyteller J.A. Bolton’s first published book brought readers young and old to Leath Mem...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Second Baptist Christian Academy preps for new year

Second Baptist Christian Academy preps for new year

HAMLET — For the first time since its establishment in 1998, Second Baptist Christian Academy will offer a 6th-grade class in addition to its pr...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Teen charged in East Rockingham fire

Teen charged in East Rockingham fire

ROCKINGHAM — A teenager is facing felony charges for allegedly starting a structure fire that resulted in injuries for a firefighter.According t...

August 22nd, 2016 |