Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

ROCKINGHAM — Two local businesses and motorcycle club presented an underwater camera to the Richmond County Volunteer Rescue Squad on Friday.Rel...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

ELLERBE — Farmers across the region are concerned about possible crop damage from this week’s deep freeze — and peach orchards seem ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

HAMLET — A bill introduced by Republican state Sen. Ronald Rabin of Harnett County in February would change currently non-partisan local governm...

March 15th, 2017 |  


‘We’re going to Disney World’

‘We’re going to Disney World’

HAMLET — An upcoming indoor cornhole tournament will benefit the Hamlet Middle School Beta Club as they prepare to compete nationally in June at...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Preparing for wild spring weather

Preparing for wild spring weather

ROCKINGHAM — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service are using the hashtag #SpringSafety to encourage s...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Still lifes and self portraits: Local artists display works at Arts Richmond

Still lifes and self portraits: Local artists display works at Arts Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Artist Guild’s reception and opening of its spring art exhibit at Arts Richmond drew artists and appreciators ali...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Richmond County health officials recommend free home radon test

Richmond County health officials recommend free home radon test

ROCKINGHAM — Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer, according to the United States Environmental Protection ...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Beekeeping 101: Class offered for beginners

Beekeeping 101: Class offered for beginners

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Beekeepers will hold their annual Beginning Beekeeping Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 a...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Fiery day on U.S. 1

Fiery day on U.S. 1

ROCKINGHAM — Bystanders rushed to pull a mother and her baby from a flaming car after a wreck at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Wiregrass roads ...

February 28th, 2017 |  


Pokémon GO-ing again

Pokémon GO-ing again

ROCKINGHAM — When Niantic’s Pokémon GO arrived in the Google Play and Apple App Stores in July, bringing Pokémon’s most be...

February 21st, 2017 |