LAURINBURG – The $21 billion state budget recently signed into law “is unsustainable and fiscally irresponsible,'' state Rep. Ken Goodman told about 50 people attending Friday's legislative breakfast sponsored by the...
Richmond County 4-H members brought home ribbons, trophies and prize money in this past weekend's Montgomery County Livestock Show.
HAMLET — State troopers will have a visible presence Monday as students return to class across Richmond County, and 1st Sgt. A.K. Dietrich wants drivers to keep traffic safety laws for school buses and school zones in mind.
Armored vehicles roll down the street as men with assault rifles — wearing flak vests and helmets — stand nearby.The air is filled with clouds of smoke as canisters of gas are fired all around.
HAMLET – There was an air of anticipation at the Cole Auditorium as more than 600 teachers gathered Thursday for the 2014 Richmond County Schools Convocation.
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team raided a room at the Budgetel Inn around 8:30 Friday morning to arrest a man wanted in Charlotte.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County officials say Cascades Tissue Group's decision to shift paper converting operations to neighboring Scotland County followed a prolonged recruitment effort to keep the 50-plus jobs here
ELLERBE — A will is one of the most important documents anyone should have ready, but many adults have never taken steps toward making their last will and testament.
ROCKINGHAM — Health care, government and business leaders gathered Monday to mark the opening of FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital's newly renovated imaging center.
ROCKINGHAM — Before Cascades Tissue Group announced a Scotland County expansion and the transfer of 50 to 60 Rockingham jobs, local leaders spent roughly two years trying to keep all regional Cascades operations in Richmond...
ROCKINGHAM —Betty Yount was “still in shock” a day after receiving the state's most prestigious service award, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine.
ROCKINGHAM — A bill addressing the coal ash controversy following a spill into the Dan River earlier this year is on its way to the governor's desk.
HAMLET — For 12 years, Richmond County Schools' uniform dress code has sent parents and students to Teresa Hatcher's store.
ROCKINGHAM — Police say they caught two men with meth and meth ingredients in a stolen pickup truck.
HAMLET — As students are returning to school this fall, Richmond Community College and Scotland County Schools celebrated an expanded partnership between the two institutions that paves the way for more students to take advantage of free college...
ROCKINGHAM — Roughly six months before it serves its first sandwich, The Villager Deli is hiring.
ROCKINGHAM — Robbie Hall will leave his job as Scotland County's social services director this week to return to Richmond County, where he will lead the social services agency in his hometown.
ROCKINGHAM — Dale and Susan Furr are the stewards of Richmond County's first Little Free Library, but they say the book box is really a testament to the man who built it — and the dad who inspired him.
Richmond County Commissioner Thad Ussery was honored during the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners' 107th annual conference, which was held Aug. 14-17 in Buncombe County.
ROCKINGHAM — A nonprofit alcohol and drug counseling center wants to recognize an individual who has worked to prevent drug abuse in Richmond, Anson, Hoke and Moore counties.
HAMLET — When people need plumbers, they usually need them urgently and are willing to pay the price for the work to be done. This dependency on the modern convenience of running water makes for excellent wages and job security in the plumbing...
ROCKINGHAM — Police have accused a man of stealing school supplies and nearly causing a wreck with an officer's car.
Teachers all over Richmond County have been preparing their classrooms and their minds as students of all ages head back to school Monday.
ROCKINGHAM — A Maryland-based biofuels company wants to build several new facilities in the region, including one in Richmond County.
ROCKINGHAM — Three months after the Baker House homeless shelter's demolition, two Richmond County men have prepared a place where those in need can dwell in safety.