Home decorator turns to retail

Home decorator turns to retail

ROCKINGHAM — One of Richmond County’s own will realize a vision she put on hold for more than two decades on Oct. 3 when Christie’s ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Family donates 10 acres for preservation

Family donates 10 acres for preservation

The LandTrust for Central North Carolina announces the recent donation of a 10-acre property in Montgomery County that buffers the Uwharrie River. The...

September 21st, 2017 |  


VICE report tackles NC gerrymandering

VICE report tackles NC gerrymandering

Producers of a long-form news show on HBO will shine the national spotlight on North Carolina’s gerrymandered districts — including that o...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Changing face of Broad Avenue

Changing face of Broad Avenue

ROCKINGHAM — The time between the order coming in to tear down the Burger King on East Broad Avenue and the building coming down wasn’t mu...

September 20th, 2017 |  


911 centers getting upgrades statewide

911 centers getting upgrades statewide

The North Carolina 911 Board finalized a deal Friday to bring the state’s emergency services into the digital age by 2020, and Richmond County&#...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Energy expert to give climate change lecture at UNCP

Energy expert to give climate change lecture at UNCP

PEMBROKE — Oren Cass, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, will speak as part of the UNC Pembroke’s School of Bus...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


20 displaced by early morning Hamlet apartment fire

20 displaced by early morning Hamlet apartment fire

HAMLET — Twenty people were forced out of their homes early Wednesday morning following a fire at Tall Pines Apartments.Firefighters rushed to t...

September 19th, 2017 |  


A closer look at Richmond County school performance

A closer look at Richmond County school performance

The N.C. Department of Public Instruction released its NC READY accountability report for 2016-17 earlier this month. Richmond County schools made gai...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Schools do ‘more with less’

Schools do ‘more with less’

Superintendent Cindy Goodman has been traveling from one Richmond County school to another this fall, preaching good news and redemption.That’s ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Bright Ideas grant deadline extended

WADESBORO — The application deadline for the 2017 Bright Ideas grant program has been extended through the end of September. Educators now have ...

September 19th, 2017 |