Man sentenced on federal meth charges

Man sentenced on federal meth charges

GREENSBORO — A Richmond County man will spend the nearly two decades in federal prison for his role in making meth.The office of Sandra J. Hairs...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Why are we helping destroy Yemen?

Why are we helping destroy Yemen?

It’s remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States in...

November 21st, 2017 |  


More than 80,000 doses of unused meds collected

More than 80,000 doses of unused meds collected

ROCKINGHAM — Police and sheriff’s deputies collected nearly 86,000 doses of unused and unneeded medication during last month’s Opera...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Warrants: Man used stolen card to buy auto parts

Warrants: Man used stolen card to buy auto parts

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is facing multiple counts of identity theft, in addition to charges in eight other counties.Steven Wayne Crow...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Malfunction shuts down Rockingham Sonic

Malfunction shuts down Rockingham Sonic

ROCKINGHAM — Sonic Drive-In was forced to turn away more than 30 customers Monday evening after a fire detection system malfunctioned, potential...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Honoring a county tradition

Honoring a county tradition

City slickers and rural folk alike have found something to savor during Farm-City Week, held each year in Richmond County to celebrate food and the pe...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Scientists: Wood pellet industry a threat

Scientists: Wood pellet industry a threat

ROCKINGHAM — The facts are not with Enviva, according to more than 100 scientists from North Carolina and across the world who signed a letter t...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


Ellerbe Middle Honor Roll recipients

Ellerbe Middle Honor Roll recipients

‘A’/’B’ Honor Roll recipients Sixth grade: Johnathan Aquino Dominguez, Anah Brown, Luz Carmen Gaspar, Konner Carter, Kevin Cor...

November 17th, 2017 |  


East Rockingham church preps Saturday meals for seniors

East Rockingham church preps Saturday meals for seniors

ROCKINGHAM — For the cooks of East Rockingham United Methodist Church, a Thanksgiving meal intended to feed 75 people at the senior center acros...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Tillis’ VALOR Act awaits president’s signature

Tillis’ VALOR Act awaits president’s signature

WASHINGTON — This week, legislation introduced by Sens. Thom Tillis, R-NC, and Tom Cotton, R-AR unanimously passed the Senate and will head to t...

November 17th, 2017 |