Backpack giveaway a success

Backpack giveaway a success

ROCKINGHAM — Students quickly snatched up all 500 of the bookbags during Friday’s Stuff the Bus event in front of Walmart that was origina...

August 21st, 2015 updated: August 22nd, 2015. |  


Probation search led to meth lab bust

Probation search led to meth lab bust

ROCKINGHAM — Court documents made available Thursday shed light on an East Rockingham meth bust late last week.According to a search warrant app...

August 21st, 2015 |  


Mailbox malice stuns neighbors

Mailbox malice stuns neighbors

ELLERBE — Many residents along Rummage Pack House Road have had a little trouble getting their mail.Twice this week, neighbors have woken up to ...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Watson named top teacher

Watson named top teacher

HAMLET — Joy Watson, named Richmond County Schools’ Teacher of the Year Thursday afternoon, crossed the Cole Auditorium stage to receive her plaqu...

August 20th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Think before you ink: Health officials stress tattoo safety

Think before you ink: Health officials stress tattoo safety

ROCKINGHAM — Tattoos can be a means of artistic self-expression, can make someone feel like part of a group with a special symbol or be the resu...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Rep. Hudson: Duke plant a model for energy efficiency

Rep. Hudson: Duke plant a model for energy efficiency

HAMLET — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson toured Duke Energy’s Sherwood H. Smith Jr. Energy Complex Wednesday morning for an up-close and personal...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 20th, 2015. |  


Chief Kelly receives traffic safety award

Chief Kelly receives traffic safety award

ROCKINGHAM — Police Chief Billy Kelly has another award to place in his office.Kelly was honored Tuesday as Law Enforcement Liaison of the Year ...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Hospital marks 100 years

Hospital marks 100 years

HAMLET — Sandhills Regional Medical Center is the living legacy of Dr. W.D. James and his wife, registered nurse Lillian James. Founded in 1915,...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Fall classes begin at RCC

Fall classes begin at RCC

HAMLET — Students donned their warm-weather wear and braved the heat of the first day of school at Richmond Community College Monday, carrying t...

August 17th, 2015 updated: August 17th, 2015. |  


4 charged with having meth

4 charged with having meth

ROCKINGHAM —Deputies arrested four county residents on meth and other drug charges between Friday and Monday.While investigating reports of poss...

August 17th, 2015 updated: August 18th, 2015. |