Suspect charged in Hamlet shooting

Suspect charged in Hamlet shooting

HAMLET — A suspect in a Thursday night shooting turned himself in to police at the Richmond County magistrate’s office Friday afternoon.In...

October 13th, 2017 |  


The Sand Band at Norman Fest 2017

The Sand Band at Norman Fest 2017

Photos by William R. Toler | Daily Journal The Sand Band got Norman Fest off to a soulful start Friday evening with a variety of R&B classics. ...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


Man hospitalized after being shot in Hamlet street

Man hospitalized after being shot in Hamlet street

HAMLET — A man was taken to the hospital late Thursday night after being shot in the street.The victim was shot once in the leg while on Washing...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Another rainy day Affair

Another rainy day Affair

ROCKINGHAM — Wet weather may have dampened the crowds and some of the vendors, but organizers of Affair on the Square said the show must go on.A...

October 12th, 2017 updated: October 12th, 2017. |  


Hamlet neighbors weary of ruptured water pipes

Hamlet neighbors weary of ruptured water pipes

HAMLET — The residents of Lillians Lane don’t lack for excitement — though they wish they did.Stephanie Crawford remembers a night n...

October 12th, 2017 updated: October 12th, 2017. |  


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 |