World War II monument unveiled at Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park

World War II monument unveiled at Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park

ROCKINGHAM — A new memorial to honor those killed during World War II highlighted a Memorial Day Service in Richmond County Veterans Memorial Pa...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Flag used in Richmond County sailor’s WWII burial to fly Memorial Day

Flag used in Richmond County sailor’s WWII burial to fly Memorial Day

ROCKINGHAM — In honor of hometown, family and veterans, Tommy Easterling is making a special tribute to celebrate Memorial Day this year. He wil...

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


Rutherford Institute declares Richmond Early College High School yearbook confiscation an act of censorship

Rutherford Institute declares Richmond Early College High School yearbook confiscation an act of censorship

HAMLET — Another civil rights organization is weighing in on a controversial decision to recall the yearbooks at Richmond Early College High Sch...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


New Dobbins Heights town clerk to speak at Memorial Day event

New Dobbins Heights town clerk to speak at Memorial Day event

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Memorial Day weekend will start early this year as one town moves its service up a few days.Town leaders in Dobbins Heights ha...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Richmond County under flood watch until early Thursday

Richmond County under flood watch until early Thursday

ROCKINGHAM — Heavy rains sweeping across North Carolina throughout the day on Tuesday — and with more forecast to fall — prompted th...

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


Richmond Early College graduate speaks out about yearbook censorship

Richmond Early College graduate speaks out about yearbook censorship

HAMLET — The day after graduating, a now-former Richmond Early College High School student released a statement on Saturday on the debacle regar...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Juvenile age bill lauded in Richmond County

Juvenile age bill lauded in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — A bill making its way through the state legislature would change the age at which teens could be tried as adults.There are some in ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Running for a reason

Running for a reason

ROCKINGHAM — Twenty law enforcement officers from three departments were seen running down U.S. 74 Business late Friday morning — but they...

May 19th, 2017 |  


‘Real American Heroes’: Richmond County honors fallen law enforcement officers

‘Real American Heroes’: Richmond County honors fallen law enforcement officers

ROCKINGHAM — For Jason Graham, the annual fallen officers ceremony has a special meaning.His friend, Richmond County native Troy Douglass Carr, ...

May 17th, 2017 updated: May 17th, 2017. |  


Buddy Roe’s 8th Annual Bike Ride for Richmond County Special Olympics hits the road Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — Community members will be turning their tires Saturday to raise money for the Special Olympics.The Buddy Roe’s 8th Annual Bik...

May 3rd, 2017 |