DA questions ability of murder convict to reintegrate if paroled

DA questions ability of murder convict to reintegrate if paroled

ROCKINGHAM — Superior Court Judge David Lee will hear closing arguments today on whether convicted killer Derrick McRae can seek parole after mo...

September 27th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


Richmond County prosecutors seek death penalty in double murder case

Richmond County prosecutors seek death penalty in double murder case

ROCKINGHAM — The District Attorney’s office on Tuesday announced in Richmond County Superior Court that it would be seeking the death pena...

September 27th, 2017 |  


McRae back in court for new hearing

McRae back in court for new hearing

ROCKINGHAM — Convicted killer Derrick McRae seems to be sitting through the parole hearing that his life sentence guaranteed he’d never ha...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Home decorator turns to retail

Home decorator turns to retail

ROCKINGHAM — One of Richmond County’s own will realize a vision she put on hold for more than two decades on Oct. 3 when Christie’s ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


A message to my grandsons

A message to my grandsons

Today we received the news that our expected grandchild is going to be a boy. I can’t speak for his parents, but my wife and I are extremely exc...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Gunn family reunion on Sunday

Gunn family reunion on Sunday

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day before publication. To list your event, email Christine S. Carroll at christinecarr...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Richmond County preps for Hurricane Irma

Richmond County preps for Hurricane Irma

ROCKINGHAM — Though the path of Hurricane Irma is still uncertain, Richmond County residents aren’t waiting until the last minute to prepa...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 7th, 2017. |  


Ag center offers hope for farming future

Ag center offers hope for farming future

ELLERBE — A throng of plaid- and polo-shirted farmers gathered at the new Sandhills AGInnovation Center on Thursday, to sneak a peek at a future...

September 7th, 2017 updated: September 7th, 2017. |  


Richmond County 4-H youth prep for goat show

Richmond County 4-H youth prep for goat show

Our Richmond County 4-H Goat Show is coming up next weekend. This is an event that you don’t want to miss! It is the sixth in a series of shows ...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Richmond County deputies charge victim’s cousin double murder

Richmond County deputies charge victim’s cousin double murder

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County sheriff’s deputies have charged a man in a double murder, eight days after a couple was found dead in their c...

August 28th, 2017 updated: August 28th, 2017. |