ROCKINGHAM — Four cars and the side of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office impound garage caught fire Friday when a trash fire spread from a nearby resident's yard.
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ROCKINGHAM — Those who are looking for something to do on New Year's Eve and give to charity at the same time can attend the fourth annual Kiwanis Club's New Year's Eve Gala.
ROCKINGHAM — Same-sex couples throughout North Carolina won the right to marry in early October, and a Richmond County pair wasted no time in tying the knot.
ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man sentenced to life in prison as a teenager could have his conviction overturned.
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RALEIGH — A Laurinburg man was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Wake County earlier this month in the death of his girlfriend.
HAMLET — Richmond Community College on Friday released the President's List and Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester.
ROCKINGHAM — N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will offer an introductory course in farming to residents in the Sandhills region beginning in February.
ROCKINGHAM — The rapid spread of a viral video dare across Richmond County was the newspaper's most popular story among online readers in 2014.
WADESBORO — An honor flight for military veterans recently whisked local pharmacist William C. Bias to the nation's capital to tour war memorials and the Arlington National Cemetery.
ROCKINGHAM — Following a nearly two-week manhunt, a federal fugitive wanted on meth charges was captured in a neighboring county this summer.
ROCKINGHAM — A Republican tide swept state Sen. Gene McLaurin out of office and seven in 10 Richmond County voters rejected a quarter-cent sales tax hike for parks and recreation in last month's general election.
RALEIGH — An award-winning writer from Johnston County who will serve as North Carolina's next poet laureate has strong ties to the Sandhills.
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RALEIGH — Constance Quick, a resident of Wadesboro in Anson County, is the latest player to win $200,000 playing the $ game. She purchased her lucky $5 ticket at the Anson Mart on East Caswell Street in Wadesboro.
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HAMLET — Police are looking for a man who robbed a Hamlet bank early Tuesday afternoon.The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. at the BB&T branch on the corner of Raleigh and Charlotte streets.
HAMLET — Drew Carpenter likes collecting toys, but not for himself.For the past three years, he has been acquiring donations for the Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots campaign.
HAMLET — A local gymnast returned to her hometown gym in October after taking part in an international competition.
RALEIGH — William Marks of Aberdeen says he “never wins anything.” True to form, his All or Nothing ticket matched none of the numbers chosen in the Dec. 12 evening drawing.
PINEHURST — Moore County's New Year's baby will probably have a distinction in addition to being the first little guy or girl to be born in FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in 2015.
ROCKINGHAM — Instead of exchanging gifts, Richmond County sheriff's detectives decided to give special-needs children a Christmas to remember.
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