2 collection sites planned in Richmond County for unused, expired medications

2 collection sites planned in Richmond County for unused, expired medications

ROCKINGHAM — Two of Richmond County’s law enforcement agencies are holding events to safely dispose of medications.Both the Rockingham Pol...

March 20th, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Batty beginning to school week

Batty beginning to school week

ROCKINGHAM — Three schools dismissed students at 2:15 Monday after bats were found in Richmond Senior High School.RSHS, the Richmond County Nint...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

ROCKINGHAM — More than 50 library lovers gathered in the conference room at Leath Memorial Library Friday for a presentation on all of the digit...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

ROCKINGHAM — Two local businesses and motorcycle club presented an underwater camera to the Richmond County Volunteer Rescue Squad on Friday.Rel...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Richmond County pair charged with trafficking meth

Richmond County pair charged with trafficking meth

ROCKINGHAM — Crystal Juanita Dellinger and John Ingram Diggs are accused of distributing methamphetamine out of a brick house on Cartledge Creek...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Plans in the works for new park in Hamlet

Plans in the works for new park in Hamlet

HAMLET — A ball park where legendary MLB outfielder Ty Cobb once played a game is now a vacant patch of land reclaimed by nature — but onc...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

ELLERBE — Farmers across the region are concerned about possible crop damage from this week’s deep freeze — and peach orchards seem ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Julius Lilly pleads guilty in 2012 Ellerbe beating death of 4-year-old girl

Julius Lilly pleads guilty in 2012 Ellerbe beating death of 4-year-old girl

ROCKINGHAM — Julius Juan Lilly will spend more than 20 years behind bars after taking a plea in the 2012 beating death of a 4-year-old girl.Lill...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


An advocates’ advocate

An advocates’ advocate

ROCKINGHAM — Tawlia Watkins, a 1989 graduate of Richmond Senior High School now living with her family in Rock Hill, South Carolina, became an u...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

HAMLET — A bill introduced by Republican state Sen. Ronald Rabin of Harnett County in February would change currently non-partisan local governm...

March 15th, 2017 |