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 |  


Hamlet files complaint with IRS over Seaboard politicking

Hamlet files complaint with IRS over Seaboard politicking

HAMLET — Following the wishes of the city council, Hamlet’s city manager has sent the IRS a formal complaint about the actions of voluntee...

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


Seaboard donates to soup kitchen

Seaboard donates to soup kitchen

HAMLET — With the help of $5,000 from the Seaboard Festival, Richmond County’s soup kitchen will be able to accommodate more than two volu...

November 17th, 2017 |