North Carolina Ag Dept. urges poultry growers to watch for avian flu

North Carolina Ag Dept. urges poultry growers to watch for avian flu

WADESBORO — As neighboring states face cases of avian flu, the state government is preparing for the problem to make its way to North Carolina p...

March 31st, 2017 |  


Learning to love reading

Learning to love reading

Whenever someone asks me about this column, they usually mention something really kind about me — about “keeping at it” or “on...

March 31st, 2017 |  


UPDATE: Man wanted for attempted murder in Rockingham arrested in Charlotte

UPDATE: Man wanted for attempted murder in Rockingham arrested in Charlotte

ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted in connection to a shooting last Friday night has been arrested.Adrian Lamar Campbell, 28, was arrested in Charlotte o...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 30th, 2017. |  


Richmond Senior High School student airlifted after fall from balcony

Richmond Senior High School student airlifted after fall from balcony

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond Senior High School student was airlifted to Chapel Hill after falling from a balcony Thursday morning.According to Ashle...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 30th, 2017. |  


One dead, three injured in Anson County after trooper chase from Union

One dead, three injured in Anson County after trooper chase from Union

WADESBORO — One person died and three others were injured following a chase with a state trooper into Anson County from Union County on Tuesday ...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Richmond Senior student athletes face sex crime charges

Richmond Senior student athletes face sex crime charges

ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond Senior student athletes are facing felony sex crime charges after allegedly being caught parked with a pre-teen on New...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers

Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers

ELLERBE — The Ellerbe Lions Club is gearing up for the start of its 2017 Lawn Mower Racing Season, and Rex Crouch said fans and drivers alike ca...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

ROCKINGHAM — More than 40 children from Richmond and surrounding counties spent Thursday at Camp Haven — a place where little kids learn s...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


West Rockingham 2nd graders have their brains on books

West Rockingham 2nd graders have their brains on books

ROCKINGHAM — With books stacked on nearly every surface, Joanetta Ingram’s classroom is a reader’s paradise, and it’s her West...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Richmond County man charged with rape twice in 14 months

Richmond County man charged with rape twice in 14 months

ROCKINGHAM — A man with a history of assaults — spending the better part of the last 16 years behind bars — is facing multiple felon...

March 22nd, 2017 |