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 |  


Map counters activists’ claims: 3 Richmond County commissioners live close to Enviva plant

Map counters activists’ claims: 3 Richmond County commissioners live close to Enviva plant

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County commissioners have taken exception to statements made by members of the Dogwood Alliance and Concerned Citizens of ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Collier: ‘Petty’ issues could hinder Hamlet donations

HAMLET — An executive for the Foundation for The Carolinas said Friday that political debates like the one surrounding two grant applications fr...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Benson resigns as curator of Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum

Benson resigns as curator of Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum

ELLERBE — Gail Benson has resigned as curator of the Rankin Museum of American Heritage but won’t become part of the museum’s histor...

September 29th, 2017 updated: September 29th, 2017. |  


Richmond County deputies: Shooter drove victim to hospital

Richmond County deputies: Shooter drove victim to hospital

HAMLET — Deputies say an argument between two men led to one shooting the other.Everette Lavvie Smith was at his home on Peggy Mill Road outside...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Giving thanks to Richmond County’s veterans

Giving thanks to Richmond County’s veterans

HAMLET — Roughly 80 veterans packed the Cole Auditorium Thursday to share a meal, and each others’ company, at the Senior Veteran’s ...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Controversy swirls over grant for Hamlet park project

Controversy swirls over grant for Hamlet park project

HAMLET — The rush to refurbish South Hamlet Park “before the snow falls” has sparked a round of rumors, as well as a sometimes-crypt...

September 28th, 2017 |