Richmond County election results certified; Bostic ponders recount

Richmond County election results certified; Bostic ponders recount

ROCKINGHAM — All of Richmond County’s 19,434 ballots are now certified, said board of elections director Connie Kelly Tuesday.Last week, t...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Richmond Co. STEM instructor invited back to White House

Richmond Co. STEM instructor invited back to White House

HAMLET — Jeff Epps of Richmond County Schools was named a Champion of Change for Tech Inclusion in a 2013 awards presentation at the White House...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Richmond County Schools sends desks, chairs to flood-ravaged Robeson Co.

Richmond County Schools sends desks, chairs to flood-ravaged Robeson Co.

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools delivered furniture from a storage stockpile to Robeson County Thursday in an effort to help restore classrooms...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Richmond County Health Dept. using social media to promote Smokeout

Richmond County Health Dept. using social media to promote Smokeout

ROCKINGHAM — The number of American adults who smoke decreased from 42.4 percent in 1965 to 16.8 percent in 2014, according to a Centers for Dis...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Vehicle debris sparks roadside blaze

Vehicle debris sparks roadside blaze

MARSTON — A cause of a roadside fire Tuesday afternoon was a common, yet not-commonly known, culprit.“Particles from the inside of an exha...

November 15th, 2016 |  


Health officials stress management in diabetic care

Health officials stress management in diabetic care

ROCKINGHAM — The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases marks National Diabetes Month 2016 with a focus on managing the di...

November 14th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


McInnis maintains state Senate seat

McInnis maintains state Senate seat

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s Tom McInnis sealed a second term in North Carolina’s State Senate following Tuesday’s election....

November 9th, 2016 |  


Trashy troubles continue: Furniture, household garbage found at Richmond Co. dump sites

Trashy troubles continue: Furniture, household garbage found at Richmond Co. dump sites

ROCKINGHAM — Violations of county ordinances regarding solid waste — on public or private property — carry penalties that officials ...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Early voting sees record turnout

Early voting sees record turnout

ROCKINGHAM — Voters in North Carolina have set records for early voting across the state — and Richmond County is no exception.According t...

November 7th, 2016 |  


Richmond County Democrats, Republicans ready for Election Day

Richmond County Democrats, Republicans ready for Election Day

ROCKINGHAM — With less than a week standing between U.S. voters and a new president, volunteers manning the local headquarters for the Democrati...

November 4th, 2016 |