ROCKINGHAM — Military veterans can learn to trade tanks for tractors at a U.S. Department of Agriculture event designed to help vets take up farming and ranching.
The 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is well under way with three shows behind us.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is the third-worst county in North Carolina for tractor-trailer crashes that result in injuries, state traffic data shows.
ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County men are accused of selling cocaine on multiple occasions, according to sheriff's deputies.
WADESBORO — Police arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last week stemming from what authorities say was an unlawful eviction.
ROCKINGHAM — Police say a man rammed two officers with his car and damaged a police cruiser outside a nightclub early Sunday.
ROCKINGHAM — Cascades Inc., an international paper company with two facilities in Rockingham, announced Monday plans to expand its converting operations into Wagram.
HAMLET — Richmond County Schools finance officer Pam Satterfield said the Government Accounting Standards Board's pension reporting changes will not affect local school district employees.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS — The town basketball court will remain closed for the foreseeable future.
McCrory names new chief justice
A Moore County woman has won a new Prada handbag in the Dare to be Different 4-H group's raffle drawing.
A new government accounting rule will for the first time let taxpayers know how much each local government body has racked up in unfunded public pension liabilities.
HAMLET — A 12-week class covering all the basics of welding will be offered at Richmond Community College this fall.Randy Cox will teach the class, and he said it will offer something for everyone.
ROCKINGHAM — A teenager is accused of breaking into a church after deputies say they saw him running from it.
WAGRAM — Cascades Tissue Group will open a new Scotland County manufacturing facility, state officials said Monday morning, bringing 68 new jobs to the region and investing $62 million over the next three years.
ROCKINGHAM — Homeschooling is on the rise in Richmond County and throughout North Carolina.
In the photo at left, Chris Clark leads a crowd in singing “We Are One” during a rally for justice at the old Richmond County Courthouse Friday evening.
HAMLET — Dozens of kids turned out at Hamlet Public Library for a crash course on home and fire safety Friday, and even walked away with book sacks filled with supplies for the upcoming school year.
HAMLET — Police say several break-ins at Sandhills Parts and Service on Hamlet Avenue led investigators to arrest Terry Lee Zeigler, 56, of Hamlet.
ROCKINGHAM — The Humane Society of Richmond County has several pets available for adoption. Adopting a pet is easy, and you could find your new best friend at the Richmond County Animal Shelter on U.S. 74 West.
ELLERBE — Sheriff's deputies have charged a homeless man with breaking into Mineral Springs Elementary School.
ROCKINGHAM — Police have charged a city man with stealing more than $300 worth of bowties from Belk.
LAURINBURG — A Friday afternoon crash on U.S. 74 hospitalized two people, covered a stretch of the eastbound lane in poultry waste and caused a traffic backup that lasted several hours and stretched for miles.
ROCKINGHAM — Voters in Richmond County and throughout the state will decide this November whether defendants in superior court should be able to waive their right to a jury trial.
In the photo at left, Rockingham Police Officer J.A. Gilbert chases off a rat snake that had crawled into the frame of Emma Jean Broady's truck at Captain D's Seafood Friday afternoon.