Rankings rankle Richmond

Rankings rankle Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County may be the home of what RoadSnacks.net has dubbed two of North Carolina’s worst towns to live in, but critics...

July 28th, 2015 |  


3 injured in Walmart brawl

3 injured in Walmart brawl

ROCKINGHAM — Walmart shoppers got more than they bargained for Saturday when a brawl broke out just outside the grocery-side doors, leaving one ...

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


A new leash on life

A new leash on life

POLKTON — In a cool room inside the barbed-wire walls of Brown Creek Correctional Institution, 14 men have a chance to change the lives of canin...

July 25th, 2015 |  


Pleas entered on meth charges

Pleas entered on meth charges

GREENSBORO — Fifteen defendants from Richmond County pleaded guilty this month to federal methamphetamine charges, according to Ripley Rand, U.S...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Seniors to sell, showcase art

Seniors to sell, showcase art

HAMLET — Artists of the Ellerbe, East Rockingham and Hamlet senior centers will offer a free public art exhibit from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Ellerbe ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Tortoise returns after 5-day odyssey

Tortoise returns after 5-day odyssey

MARSTON — “Missing Sulcata Tortoise,” read a flier posted in the Fox Road and Orchard Acres sections of Marston between U.S. 1 North...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Landmark finds new life

Landmark finds new life

MARSTON — Charles Gainey, Dennis Holloway and a team of other volunteers are working together to renovate the family home of the late Claude and...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Truck flips in Hamlet crash

Truck flips in Hamlet crash

William R. Toler | Daily JournalA customized pickup truck rests on its top following a rollover wreck across from the State Employees Credit Union cur...

July 21st, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  


Flags fly in 2-county convoy

Flags fly in 2-county convoy

ELLERBE — After seeing news reports of disrespectful acts to the U.S. flag and calls to ban the Confederate flag, Jacob Mumford decided to hold ...

July 20th, 2015 |  


Taxes coming to county fair

Taxes coming to county fair

By William R. Toler | wtoler@civitasmedia.comHAMLET — A few changes are coming to the Richmond County Agricultural Fair this year — due to...

July 18th, 2015 |