Richmond County assists in search for missing Scotland County boy

Richmond County assists in search for missing Scotland County boy

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has sent its mobile command unit to aid in the search for 4-year-old Raul Johnson, who disappeared from his grandfa...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Task force seeks local data to aid in Richmond County opioid fight

Task force seeks local data to aid in Richmond County opioid fight

ROCKINGHAM — The burgeoning task force working to combat the opioid crisis in Richmond County is soliciting drug use data from as many local med...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Manhunt continues after bank heist

Manhunt continues after bank heist

LUMBERTON — A manhunt continued Wednesday for the four bank robbers who shot at police officers Tuesday afternoon during a high-speed chase that...

January 24th, 2018 |  


‘Fire watch’ ends after sprinkler failure

‘Fire watch’ ends after sprinkler failure

HAMLET — Richmond Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center has been taken off 24-hour “fire watch,” Hamlet Fire Chief Calvin White...

January 24th, 2018 |  


A bridge to the future

A bridge to the future

ELLERBE — A bridge on Green Lake Road named in honor of former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Henry E. Frye overlooks the land he was raised ...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Group aims to help residents improve

Group aims to help residents improve

An effort by the Rockingham Housing Authority to prepare residents for the workforce through tutoring and job-preparedness services has received zero ...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Richmond County school days rescheduled — again

Richmond County school days rescheduled — again

HAMLET — Richmond County Schools officials released a calendar adjustment Monday after a second winter storm this month caused an additional los...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Rockingham detectives find evidence of meth production

Rockingham detectives find evidence of meth production

ROCKINGHAM — Police are dealing with their first meth-related investigation of the new year.The Rockingham Police Department received a call jus...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Meth labs continue to decline

Meth labs continue to decline

ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina had the fewest number of meth lab responses in this decade, according to the State Bureau of Investigation.State age...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


Man takes plea in domestic violence death

Man takes plea in domestic violence death

ROCKINGHAM — A man charged with murder in a 2015 domestic violence homicide has been sentenced to prison on a lesser charge.Karl Mathis Purcell,...

January 19th, 2018 |