Preparing for wild spring weather

Preparing for wild spring weather

ROCKINGHAM — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service are using the hashtag #SpringSafety to encourage s...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

ROCKINGHAM — Jerry Dean Guinn will spend a minimum of 11 years behind bars for killing his wife nearly a decade ago following a plea deal Monday...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Still lifes and self portraits: Local artists display works at Arts Richmond

Still lifes and self portraits: Local artists display works at Arts Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — The Pee Dee Artist Guild’s reception and opening of its spring art exhibit at Arts Richmond drew artists and appreciators ali...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Police: Hamlet shooting victim in critical condition

Police: Hamlet shooting victim in critical condition

HAMLET — A man is fighting for his life after being shot over the weekend.Investigators with the Hamlet Police Department say the 65-year-old vi...

March 6th, 2017 updated: March 6th, 2017. |  


Grassy Island boating access restroom building vandalized near Ellerbe, $500 reward offered

Grassy Island boating access restroom building vandalized near Ellerbe, $500 reward offered

ELLERBE — When Jason Currie went to check the water level at the recently re-opened Grassy Island boating access Saturday afternoon, he made an ...

March 6th, 2017 |  


STICKER SHOCK: Cost of Hamlet’s asset management plan more than doubles from contracted price with Lumber River Council of Governments

STICKER SHOCK: Cost of Hamlet’s asset management plan more than doubles from contracted price with Lumber River Council of Governments

HAMLET — Less than a month after Lumber River Council of Governments planners informed the city council it would need to come up with $40 millio...

March 3rd, 2017 |  


Richmond County health officials recommend free home radon test

Richmond County health officials recommend free home radon test

ROCKINGHAM — Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer, according to the United States Environmental Protection ...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


‘Remember…thou art dust’

‘Remember…thou art dust’

HAMLET — Wednesday marked the end of Mardi Gras — French for “Fat Tuesday” — as Christians around the globe gathered in ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Beekeeping 101: Class offered for beginners

Beekeeping 101: Class offered for beginners

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Beekeepers will hold their annual Beginning Beekeeping Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 a...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Council to consider depot museum hours

Council to consider depot museum hours

HAMLET — The Hamlet Depot and Museum, which is currently open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sun...

February 28th, 2017 |