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 |  


Peaches of appreciation: Windblow farmer donates fruit baskets to Richmond County lawmen

Peaches of appreciation: Windblow farmer donates fruit baskets to Richmond County lawmen

ELLERBE — Local peach farmer Danny Bynum treated Richmond County law enforcement officers to the fruits of his labor Wednesday at his farm’...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Coon hunters compete with top dogs in Richmond County water race

Coon hunters compete with top dogs in Richmond County water race

ROCKINGHAM — Saturday brought the coon hunters out as they gathered at the 11th annual N.C. State Championship Water Race hosted by the Richmond...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Water woes spark compassion; county, state working to find a solution

Water woes spark compassion; county, state working to find a solution

ROCKINGHAM — Three dozen jugs and cases of water stacked five-high stretched across the sidewalk in front of Big Dad-EZ Tees and Phones on Tuesd...

August 10th, 2016 |  


RCC providing free resources to students

RCC providing free resources to students

HAMLET — Fall semester at Richmond Community College starts next Wednesday, Aug. 17, and students enrolled will have access to a variety of reso...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Dirty water riles Richmond County residents

Dirty water riles Richmond County residents

CORDOVA — A stream of discolored water flowing from their faucets have many residents questioning the county’s water service.Several peopl...

August 8th, 2016 |