Daughter’s death spurs advocacy

Daughter’s death spurs advocacy

ROCKINGHAM — In September 2012, Susan Browder lost her daughter, Sarah Browder Harris, to a senseless act of domestic violence.Sarah had met Kir...

August 8th, 2015 |  


At 100, Bradshaw reflects on Hamlet history

At 100, Bradshaw reflects on Hamlet history

HAMLET — Louron “Earl” Bradshaw, one of Hamlet’s best-known businessmen from days long gone, celebrates his 100th birthday tod...

August 8th, 2015 |  


Giving, not receiving

Giving, not receiving

ELLERBE — For 9-year-old Tatum Rhyne, the phrase “It’s better to give than to receive” is a way of life.Since she was 6, Tatum...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Wildfires scorch county

Wildfires scorch county

ROCKINGHAM — Forest rangers have had their hands full with a streak of wildfires over the past month.From July 11-30, there were 22 reports of f...

August 6th, 2015 |  


Hamlet native to Teach for America

Hamlet native to Teach for America

HAMLET — Earning a North Carolina teaching license is a grueling process with flexible paths of entry into the profession, traditionally involvi...

August 6th, 2015 |  


$6.3M awarded for 911 merger

$6.3M awarded for 911 merger

ROCKINGHAM — A consolidated 911 center in Richmond County is one step closer to becoming a reality.County Manager Rick Sago announced Tuesday ni...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Norman Fest seeks to expand

Norman Fest seeks to expand

NORMAN — With the biggest event for this small town only two months away, Norman town leaders and organizers have already begun feverishly prepa...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Unger named RCC trustee emeritus

Unger named RCC trustee emeritus

HAMLET — After more than 22 years of service, Richmond Community College Board of Trustees member Bert Unger has announced he won’t be see...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Ledbetter Dam assessment plan moves forward

Ledbetter Dam assessment plan moves forward

ROCKINGHAM — It was standing-room only as commissioners voted in a 4-3 split Tuesday evening to adopt a final assessment resolution for the Ledb...

August 5th, 2015 |  


‘Police are their friend’

‘Police are their friend’

ROCKINGHAM — Residents and law enforcement don’t always see eye to eye, but Tuesday night was an opportunity for both to come together, ha...

August 4th, 2015 |