Duke Energy officials survey Blewett Falls garbage

Duke Energy officials survey Blewett Falls garbage

ROCKINGHAM — Two members of Duke Energy’s recreation team went to the Blewett Falls Dam area Friday to assess the situation regarding pile...

August 19th, 2016 |  


From the porch to ‘The Pit’: Food ministry helps poor, homeless

From the porch to ‘The Pit’: Food ministry helps poor, homeless

ROCKINGHAM — One year ago in June, God led Paul McCarthy to begin a food ministry by placing a special messenger in his path, he said, because t...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Bus stuffed with school supplies for Richmond County students

Bus stuffed with school supplies for Richmond County students

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Schools Stuff the Bus campaign kicked off its eighth year Friday morning outside Walmart with a goal of equipping a...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Richmond County deputies charge 6 in alleged drug buys

Richmond County deputies charge 6 in alleged drug buys

ROCKINGHAM — Narcotics investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office have arrested six people on multiple drug charges — f...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Garbage dampens Blewett Falls beauty, cleanup planned

Garbage dampens Blewett Falls beauty, cleanup planned

ROCKINGHAM — “This is sad,” said Allison Sweatt as she video recorded piles of garbage strewn across the parking area at the end of ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


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 |