Richmond County planing new shell building to lure industry

Richmond County planing new shell building to lure industry

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has entered the planning and permitting process for a new shell building to be used by a business or industry looki...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Hamlet police release name of mauling victim

Hamlet police release name of mauling victim

HAMLET — In a last-ditch effort to find relatives, Hamlet Police have released the name and birthdate of the man mauled to death by his dogs Sat...

November 9th, 2017 updated: November 9th, 2017. |  


Richmond County improves infrastructure for US 1 widening

Richmond County improves infrastructure for US 1 widening

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved a bid to clear a water line to make room for the widening of the strip ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day before publication. To list your event, email Christine S. Carroll at christinecarr...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Ellerbe library move depends on budget

Ellerbe library move depends on budget

ELLERBE — This small town is taking a somewhat Shakespearean approach to building the free-standing library it wants. It’s coming, in the ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Ellerbe Fire Department seeks district change

Ellerbe Fire Department seeks district change

ELLERBE — The first step has been made toward what Ellerbe leaders think is a fairer way to charge people outside town for fire service — ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Richmond County commissioners name ‘local boy’ Land as county manager

Richmond County commissioners name ‘local boy’ Land as county manager

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners voted six to one to nominate Bryan Land to succeed Rick Sago as county manager Tuesday n...

November 7th, 2017 updated: November 8th, 2017. |  


Martin, McQueen retain Hamlet council seats

Martin, McQueen retain Hamlet council seats

HAMLET — Incumbents Eddie Martin and Jesse McQueen handily won re-election Tuesday to a badly divided Hamlet City Council.Martin, 73, was the to...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Brewington out, Cloninger in on Ellerbe council

ELLERBE — By the time the carillon at a neighboring church began sending the notes of “For the Beauty of the Earth” into the new nig...

November 7th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: A bipartisan effort helps first responders save patients’ lives

TAR HEEL VIEW: A bipartisan effort helps first responders save patients’ lives

Bipartisanship may be on life support in Washington these days, but two North Carolina congressmen were able to revive it in the ambulance.Rep. G.K. B...

November 7th, 2017 updated: November 8th, 2017. |