Preparations made for Tuesday opening of Richmond County Agricultural Fair

Preparations made for Tuesday opening of Richmond County Agricultural Fair

HAMLET — Those 55 and older can get in for free at 4 this afternoon, when the gates open at the 60th annual Richmond County Agricultural Fair.On...

October 10th, 2017 |  


Bert Unger remembered

Bert Unger remembered

HAMLET — Although he wasn’t a native of Richmond County, Bert Unger made it his home for more than 50 years.Unger died Thursday at the age...

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


‘Our country…is in distress’

‘Our country…is in distress’

Marshall Berry has issued a distress call for the country.Turn onto a dirt road off of Old Cheraw Highway and you will come upon a fenced-in yard pack...

October 4th, 2017 |  


City blamed for dead oak tree

City blamed for dead oak tree

ROCKINGHAM — Common occurrences sometimes have uncommon consequences.When the city of Rockingham went to do routine improvements to Scales Stree...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Man tries to take his own life inside gas station

Man tries to take his own life inside gas station

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth ambulances rushed to the Westside Shell gas station early Tuesday evening to treat a man with a self-inflicted wound on...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Schools, 4-H team up for STEM education

Schools, 4-H team up for STEM education

Students in Richmond and Anson counties will investigate natural sciences hands on next spring under a USDA grant-financed program that pairs local sc...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Rockingham High Class of ‘72 reunites at old school

Rockingham High Class of ‘72 reunites at old school

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham High School Class of 1972 may need a cheat sheet to sing the Alma Mater, but their memories of class shen...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Cordova Middle bearing better results

Cordova Middle bearing better results

CORDOVA — The volleyball team won its inaugural match. Discipline referrals have dropped. And the school has a “new to you” computer...

October 2nd, 2017 updated: October 2nd, 2017. |  


Map counters activists’ claims: 3 Richmond County commissioners live close to Enviva plant

Map counters activists’ claims: 3 Richmond County commissioners live close to Enviva plant

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County commissioners have taken exception to statements made by members of the Dogwood Alliance and Concerned Citizens of ...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Benson resigns as curator of Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum

Benson resigns as curator of Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum

ELLERBE — Gail Benson has resigned as curator of the Rankin Museum of American Heritage but won’t become part of the museum’s histor...

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