ROCKINGHAM — County commissioners Thad Ussery and Ben Moss came out to support the grand opening of a transitional tent community for the homeless Saturday at New Life Church.
ELLERBE — Nine-year-old Savannah Shepard has been showing goats for two years.On Saturday, two of her goats garnered blue ribbons at the Richmond County 4-H Livestock Show at DeWitt Farms.
ROCKINGHAM — The torch of code administrator was officially passed Monday night as the Richmond County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Tracy Parris to the position.
HAMLET — Mitchell Bowman, director of Hamlet Parks and Recreation since June, 2006, has resigned.The parks and recreation director reports to the city manager — and right now, Hamlet has no permanent city manager.
ROCKINGHAM — Legal Aid of North Carolina will hold upcoming intake days for prospective new clients throughout Richmond County.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay...
HAMLET — A man accused of stealing a car from a Henderson Street home was arrested in Southern Pines after authorities say he wrecked the car during a Thursday police chase.
HAMLET — Police have charged a 43-year-old man with stealing from a business and a home in a pair of Hamlet break-ins.
WADESBORO — Two crashes on Saturday night and Monday morning have taken the lives of two Anson County residents.
ROCKINGHAM — Hurricane preparedness is important, even this far inland and this late in the season, according to Richmond County Emergency Services director Donna Wright. Thankfully, there's an app for that.
HAMLET — A South Carolina man flipped his truck Friday and escaped with minor injuries.
Despite being fined and imprisoned, a jury refused to follow the judge's order to return a guilty verdict against William Penn.It is this landmark case from September 1670 that is celebrated each Sept. 5 as Jury Rights Day.
HAMLET — Both sides of a section of Main Street were lined with mostly classic cars, trucks and motorcycles Friday evening for the Richmond Cruisers' Cruise-In.
ELLERBE — A women's hosiery company will set up shop in Richmond County, bringing at least 10 new full-time jobs in the next 18 months.
ROCKINGHAM — With tears in his eyes, Sam Jarrell humbly accepted the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award at the Richmond County Judicial Center Wednesday afternoon.
HAMLET — Sandhills Regional Medical Center expects the green light to continue accepting payments from Medicare and Medicaid after correcting an issue brought to light in an unannounced visit from federal regulators.
LAURINBURG — Police are investigating a rape reported by an 18-year-old St. Andrews University student, according to Assistant Police Chief Cliff Sessoms.
ROCKINGHAM — City native Jan Owens is the Rockingham Police Department's newest officer.
SOUTHERN PINES — Steinway artists and husband-wife duo Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss will open the Arts Council of Moore County's 2014-15 Classical Concert Series with a four-hand piano concert.
ROCKINGHAM — A retired professor and Civil War researcher will shine a ray of light into the dusty back rooms of America's past in a Richmond County Historical Society lecture.
ROCKINGHAM — More than 12 hours after a fire ripped through a single-building apartment, the odor of soot still lingered in the air.
ROCKINGHAM —The Fantastic Shakers have been together for 37 years this month. On Thursday, they took the stage at Cole Plaza for a beach music bonanza.
ROCKINGHAM — A man has been charged with being a habitual felon, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
HAMLET — The DeWitt Performing Arts Series will feature two multi-platinum recording artists this season, as well as a Grammy-winning Broadway musical revue and many more attractions at the Robert L. and Elizabeth S. Cole Auditorium on the...