NC Legislative Black Caucus members to hear Enviva concerns in Dobbins Heights

NC Legislative Black Caucus members to hear Enviva concerns in Dobbins Heights

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Members of the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus will travel to Richmond County Tuesday night to hear the community̵...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Former Richmond County first responders share memories of Imperial Foods disaster at book event in Southern Pines

Former Richmond County first responders share memories of Imperial Foods disaster at book event in Southern Pines

SOUTHERN PINES — About 20 Richmond County residents — including two men who had pulled bodies from the Imperial Foods fire in Hamlet 26 ye...

September 25th, 2017 |  


East Rockingham gas station customer injured following hit and run

East Rockingham gas station customer injured following hit and run

ROCKINGHAM — Deputies are trying to find the person responsible for driving into an East Rockingham gas station late Friday, sending a customer ...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Ashley Chapel A.M.E Zion Church Youth Choir collecting gift card donations for hurricane victims

Ashley Chapel A.M.E Zion Church Youth Choir collecting gift card donations for hurricane victims

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 22nd, 2017 |  


Former nurse’s aid turns 107

Former nurse’s aid turns 107

ROCKINGHAM — Friday marked the 107th birthday of Ruth Carter, as well as the 107th year she’s lived in Richmond County.Though her mobility...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Hamlet native Goodwin predicts Democratic voter surge in 2018

Hamlet native Goodwin predicts Democratic voter surge in 2018

WILSON — Donald Trump’s turbulent presidency and Republican challenges to Gov. Roy Cooper’s leadership is pushing North Carolina Dem...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |