Bridge dedication ceremony for Frye later this month

Bridge dedication ceremony for Frye later this month

ELLERBE — The Green Lake Road bridge over Interstate 73/74 officially will become the Justice Henry E. Frye Bridge at 3 p.m. Jan. 23.Invitations...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Richmond County Schools challenged by mandate to shrink class sizes

Richmond County Schools challenged by mandate to shrink class sizes

HAMLET — If the school system thought it was difficult to reduce elementary class sizes and fill each room with a qualified teacher this year, H...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Hamlet mayor recesses meeting during infighting

Hamlet mayor recesses meeting during infighting

HAMLET — Mayor Bill Bayless sighed in frustration as Hamlet City Council members resurrected their internal feuding during the “comments o...

January 9th, 2018 |  


SNOWY REFLECTIONS

SNOWY REFLECTIONS

ROCKINGHAM — Last week’s snowfall prompted Richmond County residents to share countless snow pictures on social media, but Jamie Moss thou...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Richmond County sheriff’s deputies charge Hamlet man with trafficking opiates

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies charge Hamlet man with trafficking opiates

ROCKINGHAM — A Hamlet man is facing 28 felony charges relating to trafficking prescription medication.The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Police investigate shooting death, cash scam

Police investigate shooting death, cash scam

Police investigate shooting deathROCKINGHAM — A man is dead following a domestic dispute late last week.Officers responded to a call of shots fi...

January 9th, 2018 |  


Alleged assailant charged with manslaughter after victim dies

Alleged assailant charged with manslaughter after victim dies

ROCKINGHAM — A New Year’s Eve barroom altercation turned fatal this weekend, resulting in a manslaughter charge for the alleged assailant....

January 8th, 2018 |  


Hamlet Police: Woman ran shoeless through snow to escape beating

Hamlet Police: Woman ran shoeless through snow to escape beating

HAMLET — A woman whose boyfriend was beating her climbed out her bedroom window at 6:30 Sunday morning and ran shoeless and coatless through the...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Relay for Life kick-off meeting Tuesday

Relay for Life kick-off meeting Tuesday

The calendar tells us that May 2018 is still a few months away but planning for the Richmond County Relay For Life is set to officially kickoff very s...

January 8th, 2018 |  


More water leaks expected as weather warms

More water leaks expected as weather warms

ROCKINGHAM — Cold weather continued to cause problems for Richmond County residents over the weekend, freezing water lines and keeping children ...

January 8th, 2018 |