Going red for heart health in women

Going red for heart health in women

ROCKINGHAM — When Suzanne McInnis had a heart attack in 2007, she was shocked to learn she had developed congestive heart failure. Like many wom...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Human trafficking conference scheduled at UNCP

Human trafficking conference scheduled at UNCP

HAMLET — Human trafficking is the second largest crime epidemic in the world, according to organizers of the 2nd annual Human Trafficking Confer...

February 1st, 2017 |  


School changes topic of upcoming public hearing

School changes topic of upcoming public hearing

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools is considering making changes at two locations for the upcoming school year, and will give parents an opportuni...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Richmond County family moving to Guatemala for missionary work

Richmond County family moving to Guatemala for missionary work

ROCKINGHAM — Casa Aleluya, a nonprofit home for children in Guatemala, is more than 1,500 miles from here — but the Woods family decided a...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Legislators introduce bill to limit class sizes

Legislators introduce bill to limit class sizes

HAMLET — A state mandate expected to be discussed in the North Carolina General Assembly as early as next week could, if passed, limit class siz...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Blanton settles in as new Hamlet city manager

Blanton settles in as new Hamlet city manager

HAMLET — Two weeks into his role as city manager, Jonathan Blanton appears as though he’s occupied his office for far longer and said he h...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Locals audition for ‘Shark Tank’

Locals audition for ‘Shark Tank’

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s Ed O’Neal auditioned for ‘Shark Tank,’ ABC’s reality show for entrepreneurs with bi...

January 25th, 2017 |  


Richmond Co. natives join Women’s March on Washington

Richmond Co. natives join Women’s March on Washington

HAMLET — According to some counts, more than one million rallied in America’s largest cities — and in cities around the globe —...

January 24th, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


Richmond Co. Animal Advocates use social media to find homes for shelter animals

Richmond Co. Animal Advocates use social media to find homes for shelter animals

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Animal Advocates has increased the number Facebook posts with photos and videos of dogs and cats from the Richmond ...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

ROCKINGHAM — The statewide number of reported flu cases has spiked since Dec. 31 from 4,000 to 7,407 infections as of the week ending Jan. 7 ...

January 19th, 2017 |