Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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POLICE: Two Friday shootings connected

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Police Department confirmed there were two shootings on Friday afternoon that appear to be related.

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Memorial Day observance ceremony returns Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — The 22nd annual Memorial Day ceremony will return to Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park this Saturday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m.

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Farming for profitability in 2022

Just about every good we use in our daily lives costs more compared to a year or two ago. The price tag for gas, food, furniture and even clothing has made many of us start budgeting our incomes and stretch every dollar possible. In the agricultural sector, the costs of diesel fuel, fertilizer, pesticides and other supplies are also at an all-time high. For example, fertilizer is up over 200 percent compared to this time last year. This severe inflation of farming inputs has already impacted what crops farmers are planting and also how they will be managed. Just like consumers, farmers also need to stretch every dollar possible.

Economic impact study shows true value of RCC

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is a local college with a big impact. How big? According to a new economic impact analysis, RichmondCC has an $88.2 million impact on Richmond and Scotland counties, which is equivalent to supporting 1,613 jobs in this region.

Rockin’ in Hamlet

The Safety Committee performed at Hamlet Main Street Park from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday as part of the Hamlet Boxcar Concert Series. They performed classics such as “China Grove” by the Doobie Brothers, “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” by Tom Petty and “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’” by Journey.

Memorial Day observance ceremony returns Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — The 22nd annual Memorial Day ceremony will return to Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park this Saturday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m.

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Cathy Wright awarded Bernice Ratliffe Outstanding Teacher Award

Richmond County Partnership for Children hosted its first Early Childhood Professional Appreciation Banquet since the beginning of the COVID pandemic on Tuesday, May 17 at Cole Auditorium.

Hamlet robbery suspect given quarter million bond

HAMLET — The Hamlet Police Department has arrested a man for robbery with a deadly weapon.

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