Mentors help train county’s new teachers

Mentors help train county’s new teachers

HAMLET — With a new school year starting and new teachers fresh out of college beginning their careers, it can be intimidating for first-, secon...

September 9th, 2015 |  


RCC offers daylong drone-flying class

RCC offers daylong drone-flying class

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will offer a course Saturday, Sept. 26, on the use and operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, most commonly ...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Walking to end sexual slavery

Walking to end sexual slavery

ROCKINGHAM — Patti Crawford and Stacy Phillips plan to pass through on Thursday as they walk “220 miles from Gastonia to Wilmington in an ...

September 8th, 2015 updated: September 8th, 2015. |  


Richmond 4-H goat show set Saturday

Richmond 4-H goat show set Saturday

The 2015 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is almost midway through! Richmond County youth have been placing high in each division, taking away lots...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Rockingham founder’s descendants gather for Webb reunion

Rockingham founder’s descendants gather for Webb reunion

A small branch of family descendants of Robert Webb, co-founder of the city of Rockingham in 1784, gathered for a recent reunion of the family of Elme...

September 7th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


Legionnaires attend national convention

Legionnaires attend national convention

Contributed photoJeff Joyner, left, meets 2015-16 American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett at the 97th National Convention Sept. 1-3 in Baltimo...

September 7th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


PHOTOS: Fire crews team up for water rescue training

PHOTOS: Fire crews team up for water rescue training

HAMLET — For the first time in recent memory, crews from Richmond County’s two municipal fire departments trained together last week.Firef...

September 7th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


Most diseases see declines in Richmond County

Most diseases see declines in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — The number of reported communicable diseases are, for the most part, down or holding steady, according to the Richmond County Depar...

September 6th, 2015 |  


Rebels with a cause

Rebels with a cause

ROCKINGHAM — Stars and bars were flapping in the breeze Saturday as around 50 drivers proudly displayed Confederate flags and a bevy of other ba...

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 7th, 2015. |  


Sheriff’s cars take 3rd in design contest

Sheriff’s cars take 3rd in design contest

ROCKINGHAM — The black and silver motif of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office fleet was enough to arrest the attention of judges in a ve...

September 5th, 2015 |