Man charged with murder, arson in deaths

Man charged with murder, arson in deaths

SOUTHERN PINES — A Moore County man was arrested on murder and arson charges Saturday following the June 15 deaths of two people whose bodies we...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Thousands flock to watermelon fest

Thousands flock to watermelon fest

PAGELAND, S.C. —Residents of Richmond and Scotland counties went south of the border for summer fun Friday and Saturday as thousands attended th...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Taxes coming to county fair

Taxes coming to county fair

By William R. Toler | wtoler@civitasmedia.comHAMLET — A few changes are coming to the Richmond County Agricultural Fair this year — due to...

July 18th, 2015 |  


‘Spirits’ at Leak-Wall House?

‘Spirits’ at Leak-Wall House?

ROCKINGHAM — “The Leak-Wall House is the crème de la crème when it comes to ghosts,” said Linda Collins of the Ghost Comma...

July 18th, 2015 |  


Warrants: Sex abuse started when victim was 5

Warrants: Sex abuse started when victim was 5

By William R. Tolerwtoler@civitasmedia.comROCKINGHAM — A man charged with a multitude of sex crimes is accused of abusing one of his alleged vic...

July 17th, 2015 |  


5 file for office on final day

5 file for office on final day

HOFFMAN — A new face will join the Hoffman Town Council next year, but he or she won’t be chosen in the town’s Nov. 3 municipal elec...

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 17th, 2015. |  


RPD officer talks to young ‘gum thief’

RPD officer talks to young ‘gum thief’

ROCKINGHAM — When Dustin Coke discovered his 5-year-old son had stolen a pack of gum, he called the cops.Coke said the family was grocery shoppi...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Church to host gospel benefit

Church to host gospel benefit

The deadline for all church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Items may be dropped off at our office at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or sent to us via...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Hudson blasts Iran nuclear deal

Hudson blasts Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — Richmond County’s congressman is calling the United States’ nuclear agreement with Iran a “historic mistake.̶...

July 17th, 2015 |  


Letter to Eddie Vedder lands man in jail

Letter to Eddie Vedder lands man in jail

GRAHAM — Donald Lee Hamlett knew the way to his ex’s heart was through her favorite band, Pearl Jam.When a judge put a restraining order o...

July 17th, 2015 |