Rep. Hudson votes to defund Planned Parenthood

Rep. Hudson votes to defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson joined fellow House Republicans on Friday in voting to freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood.In a ...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Drug drop-off set for Sept. 26

Drug drop-off set for Sept. 26

ROCKINGHAM — Every day, 44 people die in the United States due to overdoses of prescription painkillers, according to the Centers for Disease Co...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Tailor: ‘The Lord taught me’

Tailor: ‘The Lord taught me’

ROCKINGHAM — Derby Ann Fields did not always live in Richmond County, or North Carolina for that matter. Like Moses, she said she moved here eig...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Hamlet man charged with selling meth

Hamlet man charged with selling meth

HAMLET — A man is facing multiple felony drug charges after deputies say he sold meth to an informant.Warrants issued Sept. 4 — sworn out ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


State budget passes Senate, heads to House

State budget passes Senate, heads to House

RALEIGH — After two months of tussling and tweaking, the N.C. Senate passed the two-year state budget on Wednesday.Freshman Sen. Tom McInnis, R-...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Warrants: Man pilfered prescription pills

Warrants: Man pilfered prescription pills

NORMAN — A man is accused of stealing prescription medications from a woman’s home and vehicle three times within three weeks.According to...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Child abduction suspect caught following Amber Alert

Child abduction suspect caught following Amber Alert

ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of abducting a toddler Monday afternoon was arrested on multiple charges later that night.A statewide Amber Alert was...

September 15th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


Nonprofit cancels law enforcement awards program

ROCKINGHAM — A six-year tradition of honoring local lawmen has been called off for this year.Melinda McDonald, prevention and early intervention...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Signups slated for ag district

Signups slated for ag district

ROCKINGHAM — When Paige Burns first interviewed for a job with the N.C. Cooperative Extension office in Richmond County, she brought up the conc...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 12th, 2015. |  


Teachers flock to Richmond County from Pennsylvania

Teachers flock to Richmond County from Pennsylvania

ROCKINGHAM — During this year’s Teacher of the Year Awards and Richmond County Schools convocation, human resources Executive Director Jul...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 12th, 2015. |