HAMLET — Everyone was in the holiday spirit Thursday night at Cole Auditorium as local business leaders and their families gathered for the Christmas After Hours event sponsored by the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, Superior Cranes Inc.
ROCKINGHAM — Three lucky winners have already scored prizes in the Richmond Plaza “Shop Local and Win” contest.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents will have two opportunities to donate blood to the American Red Cross when National Blood Donor Month kicks off in January.
ROCKINGHAM — When a local woman decided to do something to help one poor local family to provide Christmas gifts for their children, she never expected her efforts to snowball into a stockpile of toys and clothes.
Children from all over Richmond County have brought their letters to Santa to the Richmond County Daily Journal office in downtown Rockingham.
HAMLET — Some underprivileged elementary school children will be pleasantly surprised on Christmas morning, thanks to the generosity of a group of kind-hearted associates from the Perdue Farms chicken plant in Rockingham.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County's unemployment rate dropped more than half a percentage point in October, according to a report from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division.
ROCKINGHAM — Although Richmond County's judicial district will soon be changing, its chief district court judge will not.
Contributed photoRichmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. presented Detective J.R. Smith with his North Carolina criminal investigator certification on Oct. 16.
ROCKINGHAM — Some Richmond County school administrators will be playing musical chairs the first week of January, according to the superintendent.
ROCKINGHAM — Each year, Richmond County Schools encourages students to brush up on their artistic skills by holding the superintendent's Christmas card art contest.
HAMLET — One local police department is looking into taking advantage of a presidential proposal to provide funding for law enforcement agencies to purchase body cameras.
ROCKINGHAM — State Sen. Gene McLaurin's term may be nearing its end, but his dedication to protecting the state's water supply from coal ash contamination has never been stronger.
HAMLET — A large crowd gathered Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Community College's Forte Building for the dedication of the Mary Ellen Kindley Fitness Trail.
ROCKINGHAM — Students from L.J. Bell, Washington Street and Mineral Springs elementary schools piled donations of collected personal hygiene products, canned food and blankets and coats into a school bus Wednesday bound for the Place of Grace...
HAMLET — The Richmond County Mental Health Society is alive but not well in Richmond County, and the agency hopes to remind past supporters how critical their donations are to keeping the Hamlet Soup Kitchen up and running.
The average age of the Richmond County farmer is 58. When people in most professions are thinking about pensions, retirement, babysitting grandchildren and winters in Florida; farmers may not be planning to ever stop farming.
HAMLET — The Disabled American Veterans William F. Ingram Chapter No. 59 in Hamlet held its annual Christmas party Tuesday night at the DAV headquarters on N.C. 177 South.
ROCKINGHAM — Leak Street High School went on lockdown Monday after students received threatening text messages, according to Richmond County Schools officials.
ROCKINGHAM — County leaders compare it to swapping a sputtering jalopy for a fuel-efficient new car.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Deputies are offering a cash reward for information in the killing of a man who died Friday from injuries he sustained in a brutal beating nearly two weeks ago.
ROCKINGHAM — Shopping locally will pay off for some lucky customers and help to brighten the holiday season for needy children.
HAMLET — A revised agreement between the state university system and community colleges makes it quicker and less expensive for North Carolina students to earn a four-year degree.
ROCKINGHAM — Libraries in Richmond County are preparing for the holiday season just like everyone else, and Leath Memorial in Rockingham and Hamlet Public Library have events lined up with Christmas right around the corner.