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Anson County Sheriff Landric Reid passes away

WADESBORO — Anson County Sheriff Landric Reid passed away Wednesday morning.

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Football: Knights fall to the Reinhardt Eagles 35-9

LAURINBURG - The Knights hosted AAC conference opponent Reinhardt University on Saturday afternoon. Although this wasn’t a conference match, both sides played a hard fought scrappy match, but unfortunately the Knights were unable to come away with the victory. Although the result didn’t go in favor of the Knights it was the closest match they’ve played against an extremely tough schedule including road matches against the NAIA’s ranked #4 team, #9 team, and an FCS Division I school in Davidson. The momentum the Knights were able to create will hopefully translate into their next match and as the search for their first win continues, it feels ever closer now.

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Seaboard Festival prepares for 40th year

A banner celebrating the 40th year of the Seaboard Festival was unveiled outside the Hamlet Opera House Friday morning with the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, community members and elected officials present. “I can’t say enough about the Seaboard Festival,” said Hamlet Mayor Bill Bayless, thanking all of the volunteers. “It’s fantastic.”

PSA: Referendum on Nov. 17 for fertilizer and feed producers to decide to continue self-assessment program

The Richmond County Nickels for Know-How Referendum will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

Body found behind Maxton grocery store

MAXTON — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a potential homicide after a body was found on Tuesday morning.

Not even the rain stops 4-H Livestock Showmen

On Saturday, September 10th, 58 youth from Cabarrus, Cumberland, Hoke, Johnston, Randolph, Rockingham, Richmond, Stanly and Union counties showed over seventy Boer goats at the Richmond County 4-H Goat Show.

Over 200 volunteers save $21,000 for United Way organizations

More than 200 volunteers donated their time and talent to move mulch, read to children, stock shelves, clean, delivered meals, assist with building two homes, packed back packs, installed smoke detectors, and whatever else needed to be done at nonprofit agencies in Richmond County for the 13th Annual Day of Caring.

RCS swears in new school resource officer

HAMLET — Tuesday morning, Richmond County Schools had the pleasure of swearing in Officer Tonya Gay.

“The Ladybug Inn”, set in Richmond Community, premieres next weekend

ROCKINGHAM — “The Ladybug Inn: Your Bathrobe’ll Be in the Mail Tuesday” will premiere at the Richmond Community Theatre next weekend.

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