Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

ROCKINGHAM — It no longer happens in town squares, with slave traders parading their captives on public platforms to be sold to the highest bidd...

January 19th, 2017 |  


5 seconds of fame: Richmond Co. girls included in Covergirl promo

5 seconds of fame: Richmond Co. girls included in Covergirl promo

HAMLET — When Lorie Brackhahn and fiancée Greg Tew surprised their daughter Meghan McKenzie and her friend Addsion Brown with a trip to Bal...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Dr. King’s legacy

Celebrating Dr. King’s legacy

ROCKINGHAM — The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is fast approaching, and beginning Friday, a variety of activities to celebrate the civil right...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Born fighter: Dan McInnis recounts near-death experience

Born fighter: Dan McInnis recounts near-death experience

CANDOR — Former Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Dan McInnis, after years of fighting for his life against a series of medical mish...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Parent upset with Richmond County Schools’ reaction to bus wreck

Parent upset with Richmond County Schools’ reaction to bus wreck

HAMLET — One parent of a student who was in a bus crash Monday morning says a press release from the school district claiming no students were i...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Richmond County Schools: No students injured in bus crash

Richmond County Schools: No students injured in bus crash

HAMLET — No students were injured in an mid-morning school bus wreck on U.S. 177 north of Hamlet Monday, according to a press release from Richm...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Weekend winter wallop

Weekend winter wallop

ROCKINGHAM — State and local officials sounded the alarm Thursday, urging residents to prepare for the winter storm forecast to strike the regio...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Snow coming Richmond County’s way

Snow coming Richmond County’s way

ROCKINGHAM — Forecast models appeared to be in disagreement early this week about the track and intensity of a winter storm taking aim at the mi...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Energy assistance application process leaves some out in the cold

Energy assistance application process leaves some out in the cold

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Department of Social Services began accepting general applications Tuesday for a federally-funded state low inc...

January 4th, 2017 |  


Former NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin looks to lead state Democrats

Former NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin looks to lead state Democrats

RALEIGH — Before Wayne Goodwin walked out of the office Friday for the last time as the state insurance commissioner, he had already planned his...

January 3rd, 2017 |