ROCKINGHAM — A structure fire at the Rockingham Farm and Flea Market on U.S. 220 brought out five area fire departments just before noon Tuesday.
HAMLET — Richmond County Schools honored its “everyday heroes,” Jeff Estridge of the maintenance department and Debbie Blake of the transportation department, on Tuesday night.
ROCKINGHAM — As the sun begins to set over Richmond County, a dozen or so women walk through the city's downtown streets.These women are part of Creeta's Fit Team, a group led by instructor Creeta Grace.
ROCKINGHAM — One local thrift store was “wide open” Tuesday as shoppers came in for deals on donated items.
LAURINBURG — Former Disney executive John Formica will share secrets to help businesses build customer-focused brands on Sept. 9.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County employers are invited to participate in a competition among the business community to see whose workers can take the most steps in the RichmondFit — Ready, Set, Walk! Challenge.
The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, the largest outreach program at North Carolina State University, reaches millions of North Carolina residents each year through local centers in the state's 100 counties and with the Eastern Band...
PEMBROKE — Eastern North Carolina is expected to see a boom in economic economic growth as a result of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline that will originate in West Virginia, pass through Virginia and end here, Gov. Pat McCrory announced...
A well-loved Richmond County native and former high school band instructor was killed Friday when a freight train hit the car he was in near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Community Theatre will present three plays during its 2014-15 season, Director Shelly Walker said Tuesday.
State troopers say two people were killed in separate Moore County crashes over Labor Day weekend, accounting for a fifth of North Carolina's 10 holiday fatalities.
ROCKINGHAM — Homeless advocates are pitching tents, sorting clothes and recruiting volunteers this week as they prepare to open the Place of Grace tent city on Saturday.
Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week.
WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides.
MOUNT GILEAD — The Town Creek Indian Mound state historic site is offering area residents a chance to spend time with their grandparents and learn about local Native American history.
ROCKINGHAM — Haywood Morrison Jr. said he missed a former classmate's funeral because Providence Missionary Baptist Church isn't wheelchair-accessible.
ROCKINGHAM — As Labor Day weekend begins, Terry Richardson's career with Richmond County comes to an end.
ROCKINGHAM — A week after starting work as fire chief, Harold Isler Jr. made it official by taking his oath of office Friday afternoon.
Those addicted to prescription painkillers and their loved ones can take home overdose rescue kits with potentially lifesaving medication at Sunday awareness events planned in Fayetteville, Greensboro and Franklin.
WADESBORO — Some people hear voices in their head. The Sammies hear music.
PINEHURST — This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.
LAURINBURG — Fitness buffs who make the gym their second home can help others achieve their fitness goals as personal trainers through a new Richmond Community College course.
ROCKINGHAM — Mercedes Quick, daughter Ron and Terry Whittington of Rockingham, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, according to a release from the company.
ROCKINGHAM — Theft is among the most common crimes plaguing Richmond County, police reports and court records show.
ROCKINGHAM — As people throughout the United States embark on Labor Day weekend, a few local workers shared their plans for the holiday and what Labor Day means to them.
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