Richmond County leaders offer solutions to opioid crisis

Richmond County leaders offer solutions to opioid crisis

ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced a new website Tuesday that will compile the strategies that communities across...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Richmond County Chamber of Commerce: Shop local this weekend

Richmond County Chamber of Commerce: Shop local this weekend

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is recognizing Small Business Saturday, a follow-up to Black Friday to highlight its local businesses for the third...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Christmas across the county

Christmas across the county

The Christmas spirit has seized Richmond County towns large and small.Tree lightings are most common among local holiday festivities, but cities with ...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Richmond County drug treatment facility for women in planning stage

ROCKINGHAM — The Samaritan Colony has petitioned the state of North Carolina to add 14 new beds to its 2018 plan to be used by Richmond County&#...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Walmart donates to Shop With a Cop

Walmart donates to Shop With a Cop

ROCKINGHAM — For the third year in a row, Walmart will sponsor the Shop With a Cop program which selects children from the Richmond County Schoo...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Shoppers get early start

Shoppers get early start

ROCKINGHAM — Shirley Smith was on the hunt for a rice cooker.She’d already spent four days baking and cooking for Thanksgiving day. (Turke...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Richmond County sheriff gives advice on church safety

Richmond County sheriff gives advice on church safety

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons held a workshop on church safety Tuesday night in response to growing concerns about th...

November 21st, 2017 |  


DOT seeks aviation art submissions

The N.C. Department of Transportation is asking young people to take flights of imagination — and then put their thoughts to paper for the 2018 ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Ingram giving away turkeys

Hamlet native and L.A. Chargers defensive end Melvin Ingram again will offer free turkeys to families in need this Thanksgiving.Two hundred fifty turk...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Richmond County conservation group named chapter of the year

Richmond County conservation group named chapter of the year

The LandTrust for Central North Carolina has recognized its fledgling Richmond County unit as chapter of the year for its attempts to promote conserva...

November 21st, 2017 |