‘Our country…is in distress’

‘Our country…is in distress’

Marshall Berry has issued a distress call for the country.Turn onto a dirt road off of Old Cheraw Highway and you will come upon a fenced-in yard pack...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Richmond County scouts, students aid in Hurricane Harvey relief

Richmond County scouts, students aid in Hurricane Harvey relief

An antique bed and 50,000 pennies from Richmond County will help soothe some of the damage wreaked by Hurricane Harvey.In separate campaigns, Scouts s...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Lindsey land subject of Hamlet rezoning request

Lindsey land subject of Hamlet rezoning request

HAMLET — City Council members will put on their metaphorical Board of Adjustment hats Tuesday night to consider rezoning a Vance Street tract fo...

October 4th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth to discontinue clinical services at Hamlet facility

FirstHealth to discontinue clinical services at Hamlet facility

HAMLET — Accepting a recommendation from the local hospital advisory board, FirstHealth will no longer provide clinical services after Nov. 3 at...

October 4th, 2017 |  


City blamed for dead oak tree

City blamed for dead oak tree

ROCKINGHAM — Common occurrences sometimes have uncommon consequences.When the city of Rockingham went to do routine improvements to Scales Stree...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Man tries to take his own life inside gas station

Man tries to take his own life inside gas station

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth ambulances rushed to the Westside Shell gas station early Tuesday evening to treat a man with a self-inflicted wound on...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Schools, 4-H team up for STEM education

Schools, 4-H team up for STEM education

Students in Richmond and Anson counties will investigate natural sciences hands on next spring under a USDA grant-financed program that pairs local sc...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Rockingham High Class of ‘72 reunites at old school

Rockingham High Class of ‘72 reunites at old school

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham High School Class of 1972 may need a cheat sheet to sing the Alma Mater, but their memories of class shen...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Cordova Middle bearing better results

Cordova Middle bearing better results

CORDOVA — The volleyball team won its inaugural match. Discipline referrals have dropped. And the school has a “new to you” computer...

October 2nd, 2017 updated: October 2nd, 2017. |  


Community Church holding revival

Community Church holding revival

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. Drop off items at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or send an ...

September 29th, 2017 |