Langley estate donates land

Langley estate donates land

ROCKINGHAM — A 1.4 acre property on Love Lane, owned by the estate of the late Dr. John and Hilda Langley, will carry on their passion for the a...

February 16th, 2018 updated: February 18th, 2018. |  


Deputies charge 2 in Sunday shootout in East Rockingham

Deputies charge 2 in Sunday shootout in East Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — Two men have been charged following an altercation that led to a Sunday shootout outside of one of the men’s homes.Richmond C...

February 16th, 2018 |  


UNCP investigates student in blackface on social media

UNCP investigates student in blackface on social media

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has released a statement after a racially insensitive photograph of a student was posted...

February 16th, 2018 |  


More challengers enter county, state races

More challengers enter county, state races

ROCKINGHAM — Two candidates with educational backgrounds have thrown their proverbial hats in the ring in separate county races.Longtime educato...

February 16th, 2018 |  


2 felons charged following controlled drug purchases

2 felons charged following controlled drug purchases

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are facing felony drug charges after allegedly selling narcotics.Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Off...

February 15th, 2018 |  


McLaurin Vocational Center in Hamlet temporarily closed pending re-licensing

McLaurin Vocational Center in Hamlet temporarily closed pending re-licensing

HAMLET — The McLaurin Vocational Center — which provides training for mentally and physically disabled adults in Richmond, Anson and Scotl...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Former Hamlet hospital becoming RCC nursing simulation center

Former Hamlet hospital becoming RCC nursing simulation center

HAMLET — FirstHealth Moore Regional-Hamlet will become a nursing simulation center next fall, allowing students at Richmond Community College to...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Felon on federal release charged in Rockingham assault

Felon on federal release charged in Rockingham assault

ROCKINGHAM — A man released from federal prison less than a year ago could be going back.Devin Lee Tillman, 27, of Tillman Road, is accused of p...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Construction of new Richmond Community Campus in Rockingham to begin this fall

Construction of new Richmond Community Campus in Rockingham to begin this fall

ROCKINGHAM — Construction will begin this fall on the downtown campus of Richmond Community College, replacing the old R.W. Goodman store with R...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Next generation of farmers uncertain

Next generation of farmers uncertain

ROCKINGHAM — Like everybody else, Richmond County farmers aren’t getting any younger. Their average age was in the high 50s, last time any...

February 14th, 2018 |