2 arrested on meth charges

2 arrested on meth charges

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people last week on meth-related offenses.Kelly Caudle Lowder, 31, of N.C. 73...

August 10th, 2015 |  


2 charged in burglary, assault

2 charged in burglary, assault

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County pair is accused of beating up a man in his own home and stealing from him.According to warrants, 18-year-old Char...

August 10th, 2015 |  


At 100, Bradshaw reflects on Hamlet history

At 100, Bradshaw reflects on Hamlet history

HAMLET — Louron “Earl” Bradshaw, one of Hamlet’s best-known businessmen from days long gone, celebrates his 100th birthday tod...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Rockingham, Hamlet among cheapest cities for homeowners’ insurance

Rockingham, Hamlet among cheapest cities for homeowners’ insurance

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s two biggest cities have made another online list, but this time, it’s for something positive.SmartAss...

August 6th, 2015 updated: August 7th, 2015. |  


Wildfires scorch county

Wildfires scorch county

ROCKINGHAM — Forest rangers have had their hands full with a streak of wildfires over the past month.From July 11-30, there were 22 reports of f...

August 6th, 2015 |  


$6.3M awarded for 911 merger

$6.3M awarded for 911 merger

ROCKINGHAM — A consolidated 911 center in Richmond County is one step closer to becoming a reality.County Manager Rick Sago announced Tuesday ni...

August 5th, 2015 |  


McInnis amendment helps owners reclaim museum artifacts

McInnis amendment helps owners reclaim museum artifacts

RALEIGH — Richmond County’s state senator has added language to a House bill that will place photos of unclaimed historical artifacts on a...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Ledbetter Dam assessment plan moves forward

Ledbetter Dam assessment plan moves forward

ROCKINGHAM — It was standing-room only as commissioners voted in a 4-3 split Tuesday evening to adopt a final assessment resolution for the Ledb...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Ellerbe, Ingram ‘drive the bus’ for supplies

Ellerbe, Ingram ‘drive the bus’ for supplies

HAMLET — Dannel Ellerbe and Melvin Ingram have teamed up again to help prepare students for school by offering to match all funds raised between...

August 5th, 2015 |  


New county tourism website launches

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority announced Tuesday the launch of its newly redesigned tourism website.“Visit...

August 4th, 2015 |