Homeless shelter sees surge of support

Homeless shelter sees surge of support

ROCKINGHAM — Local and regional officials joined a throng of supporters from all walks of life Friday for the official groundbreaking ceremony o...

September 4th, 2015 |  


High marks for growth

High marks for growth

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools leapt forward in student achievement and overall performance during the 2014-15 school year, according to the N...

September 4th, 2015 |  


United Way plans fund drive, Day of Caring

United Way plans fund drive, Day of Caring

ROCKINGHAM — The United Way of Richmond County kicks off its annual campaign Sept. 10 with a Day of Caring, bringing volunteers from all corners...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Labor head: Fire led to safety reforms

Labor head: Fire led to safety reforms

HAMLET — North Carolina Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry took office 10 years after the fire at Imperial Foods in Hamlet, but that gap has not di...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Bank robber, gun thieves sent to federal prison

Bank robber, gun thieves sent to federal prison

GREENSBORO — Three men were sentenced Wednesday on federal charges stemming from crimes committed in Richmond County over the past 14 months.Aar...

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  


Smith Family Care Home dedicated

Smith Family Care Home dedicated

MARSTON — The Claude and Lois Smith Family Care Home in Marston was dedicated on Sunday. About 250 supporters, friends and staff from the Baptis...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


3 fire departments failed inspections

3 fire departments failed inspections

ROCKINGHAM — Three of Richmond County’s nine fire departments have been put on probation by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.The Derby...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Ledbetter dam fees approved

Ledbetter dam fees approved

ROCKINGHAM — Ledbetter Lake property owners gave Richmond County commissioners a standing ovation when the board voted to approve a special asse...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Man accused of faking insurance paperwork

ROCKINGHAM — A Moore County man is facing insurance fraud charges in Richmond County.Investigators with the N.C. Department of Insurance say 65-...

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


Hudson to co-host N.C. business summit

Hudson to co-host N.C. business summit

Local merchants and business leaders will have a chance to discuss upcoming legislation with members of Congress during a two-day summit next month.Th...

September 1st, 2015 |