First Amendment expert: Richmond County public comment policy is unconstitutional

First Amendment expert: Richmond County public comment policy is unconstitutional

ROCKINGHAM — When members of Concerned Citizens of Richmond County found out earlier this year that a county policy forbade them from speaking o...

December 28th, 2017 updated: December 29th, 2017. |  


Christmas trees trickle into Richmond County landfill

Christmas trees trickle into Richmond County landfill

ROCKINGHAM — The first conifer casualty of Christmas was laid to rest on Wednesday at the Richmond County landfill — its tinsel still blow...

December 27th, 2017 |  


On the fifth day of Christmas … Donate

On the fifth day of Christmas … Donate

Some gifts can just keep on giving, especially if the recipient donates them to charity instead of hanging them in the closet. Or puts them in the clo...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Stories of the year: Early morning pipe burst floods Cole Auditorium

Stories of the year: Early morning pipe burst floods Cole Auditorium

Public works and fire officials put in soggy day of work one Monday last June, pumping more than 200,000 gallons of water out of RCC’s Cole Audi...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Santa on the Move delivers Christmas joy

Santa on the Move delivers Christmas joy

ROCKINGHAM — Santa was “on the move” Saturday as Tavares Bostic and members of Brothers Leaning on Another Creating Kings (BLACK) de...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Community gives family a Christmas after house fire

Community gives family a Christmas after house fire

HAMLET — When her house burned down three days before Christmas, Kaylee Sweet didn’t know what the future held for her and her family.The ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Stories of the year: Hamlet nursing home battles lawsuit, federal fines

Stories of the year: Hamlet nursing home battles lawsuit, federal fines

Long plagued by regulatory issues and fines, the owners of Richmond Pines nursing home outside Hamlet were declared responsible for the death of a for...

December 26th, 2017 updated: December 26th, 2017. |  


Byrds make Dean’s List

Tabitha Byrd and Gerald Byrd of Rockingham have made the fall Dean’s List at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina.Tabitha Byrd is ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Stories of the year: Preacher walks to nation’s capital

Stories of the year: Preacher walks to nation’s capital

The Rev. James Brigman decided in July that he would walk from Rockingham to Washington, D.C., to call attention to the needs of medically fragile chi...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Stories of the year: Police struggle to find mauling victim’s relatives

Stories of the year: Police struggle to find mauling victim’s relatives

When two dogs fatally mauled David Robert Baber, 65, in his backyard on Nov. 4, the death marked only the beginning of a perplexing and emotional case...

December 25th, 2017 |