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 |  


Man sentenced on federal meth charges

Man sentenced on federal meth charges

GREENSBORO — A Richmond County man will spend the nearly two decades in federal prison for his role in making meth.The office of Sandra J. Hairs...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Why are we helping destroy Yemen?

Why are we helping destroy Yemen?

It’s remarkable that whenever you read an article about Yemen in the mainstream media, the central role of Saudi Arabia and the United States in...

November 21st, 2017 |  


More than 80,000 doses of unused meds collected

More than 80,000 doses of unused meds collected

ROCKINGHAM — Police and sheriff’s deputies collected nearly 86,000 doses of unused and unneeded medication during last month’s Opera...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Warrants: Man used stolen card to buy auto parts

Warrants: Man used stolen card to buy auto parts

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is facing multiple counts of identity theft, in addition to charges in eight other counties.Steven Wayne Crow...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Malfunction shuts down Rockingham Sonic

Malfunction shuts down Rockingham Sonic

ROCKINGHAM — Sonic Drive-In was forced to turn away more than 30 customers Monday evening after a fire detection system malfunctioned, potential...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Honoring a county tradition

Honoring a county tradition

City slickers and rural folk alike have found something to savor during Farm-City Week, held each year in Richmond County to celebrate food and the pe...

November 20th, 2017 |