Norman pays tribute to military

Norman pays tribute to military

NORMAN — Lee Freeman served in the United States Marine Corp from 1968 to 1970 during the Vietnam War.During battle, his platoon was hit by a mo...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Changing of the guard

Changing of the guard

ROCKINGHAM — For the past 28 years, twice-wounded Hamlet veteran Jimmy Brigman has been placing flags on the graves of servicemen at Richmond Me...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Dobbins Heights: Never forgetting the sacrifices

Dobbins Heights: Never forgetting the sacrifices

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — About 20 Dobbins Heights residents braved the rain Monday morning to honor men and women who lost their lives while on duty as...

May 30th, 2016 updated: May 30th, 2016. |  


‘On this day, we honor the fallen’

‘On this day, we honor the fallen’

ROCKINGHAM —Those who have served and continue to serve in the military from Richmond County were honored Saturday as a way to remember their se...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


UNC-P chancellor ‘optimistic on tuition proposal

UNC-P chancellor ‘optimistic on tuition proposal

PEMBROKE — After meeting this week with legislators, the chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is optimistic about a bill t...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Richmond County school leaders weigh in on No Child Left Behind replacement

Richmond County school leaders weigh in on No Child Left Behind replacement

HAMLET — The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), approved by the U.S. Congress in December, is set to replace 2002’s No Child Left Behind l...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Early voting ends next Saturday

Early voting ends next Saturday

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County voters have one week left to take advantage of early voting for the upcoming primary.Early voting started Thursday ...

May 28th, 2016 |  


SECU awards $10,000 scholarship

SECU awards $10,000 scholarship

ROCKINGHAM — State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Je...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Richmond County law enforcement officers run for the Special Olympics

Richmond County law enforcement officers run for the Special Olympics

ROCKINGHAM — Officers from three Richmond County law enforcement agencies, quite literally, carried a torch for athletes in the Special Olympics...

May 27th, 2016 updated: May 27th, 2016. |  


3 companies move under one roof

3 companies move under one roof

ROCKINGHAM — Tim and Nicole Hayden first went into business together in 1995 with Exit Realty after developing a mobile home park in Hoffman. Se...

May 27th, 2016 |