County buildings to feature motto: ‘In God We Trust’

County buildings to feature motto: ‘In God We Trust’

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s government buildings will, at some point in the future, feature the nation’s motto.Commissioners vote...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Richmond County law enforcement, residents try to see eye-to-eye

Richmond County law enforcement, residents try to see eye-to-eye

HAMLET —The Rev. Dian Griffin Jackson’s oldest son was shot and killed some years ago — not by police but by gun violence. She sat o...

July 30th, 2016 |  


Richmond County murder convict could get a new sentence

Richmond County murder convict could get a new sentence

ROCKINGHAM — A man serving life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder as a teenager could have his sentence changed.Derrick McR...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Truck driver training returns this fall to RCC

Truck driver training returns this fall to RCC

HAMLET – Richmond Community College is offering truck driver training again this fall to help meet the demand for more drivers in the trucking i...

July 27th, 2016 |  


4-H showmanship season starting soon

4-H showmanship season starting soon

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2016 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Richmond County 4-H campers learn sewing skills

Richmond County 4-H campers learn sewing skills

ROCKINGHAM — Sewing, along with most other basic life skills, is no longer taught in public schools — but this week a group of Richmond Co...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Richmond County deputies charge 3 in assault, robbery

Richmond County deputies charge 3 in assault, robbery

ROCKINGHAM — Three young men, including a 16-year-old are charged assaulting a man and stealing a broken phone and a pack of cigarettes.Accordin...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Deputies: Richmond County couple sold heroin, pills, cocaine, marijuana

Deputies: Richmond County couple sold heroin, pills, cocaine, marijuana

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County couple is facing multiple felony drug charges for allegedly selling cocaine, heroin and pills.The Richmond County...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Disaster in the valley: Aiding West Virginia flood victims

Disaster in the valley: Aiding West Virginia flood victims

We arrived at Sunday Road Baptist Church in Hico, West Virginia, Thursday after lunch and their team helped us unload. Just in time, too. The rain cam...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Richmond County students explore geospatial math concepts at STEM camp

Richmond County students explore geospatial math concepts at STEM camp

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools’ Chad Osborne and Jeff Epps teamed up to lead TechyKids geospatial math camp last week — an adventu...

July 19th, 2016 |