Mayor bemoans politics at Seaboard

Mayor bemoans politics at Seaboard

HAMLET — Mayor Bill Bayless will ask city council members to discuss Tuesday whether volunteers should be allowed to campaign for candidates whi...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Richmond County planing new shell building to lure industry

Richmond County planing new shell building to lure industry

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has entered the planning and permitting process for a new shell building to be used by a business or industry looki...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Hamlet police release name of mauling victim

Hamlet police release name of mauling victim

HAMLET — In a last-ditch effort to find relatives, Hamlet Police have released the name and birthdate of the man mauled to death by his dogs Sat...

November 9th, 2017 updated: November 9th, 2017. |  


Richmond County improves infrastructure for US 1 widening

Richmond County improves infrastructure for US 1 widening

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved a bid to clear a water line to make room for the widening of the strip ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day before publication. To list your event, email Christine S. Carroll at christinecarr...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Ellerbe library move depends on budget

Ellerbe library move depends on budget

ELLERBE — This small town is taking a somewhat Shakespearean approach to building the free-standing library it wants. It’s coming, in the ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Ellerbe Fire Department seeks district change

Ellerbe Fire Department seeks district change

ELLERBE — The first step has been made toward what Ellerbe leaders think is a fairer way to charge people outside town for fire service — ...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Richmond County commissioners name ‘local boy’ Land as county manager

Richmond County commissioners name ‘local boy’ Land as county manager

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners voted six to one to nominate Bryan Land to succeed Rick Sago as county manager Tuesday n...

November 7th, 2017 updated: November 8th, 2017. |  


Martin, McQueen retain Hamlet council seats

Martin, McQueen retain Hamlet council seats

HAMLET — Incumbents Eddie Martin and Jesse McQueen handily won re-election Tuesday to a badly divided Hamlet City Council.Martin, 73, was the to...

November 7th, 2017 |  


Brewington out, Cloninger in on Ellerbe council

ELLERBE — By the time the carillon at a neighboring church began sending the notes of “For the Beauty of the Earth” into the new nig...

November 7th, 2017 |