Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

Cold weather cripples Richmond County crops

ELLERBE — Farmers across the region are concerned about possible crop damage from this week’s deep freeze — and peach orchards seem ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Community going to bat to benefit retired deputy

Community going to bat to benefit retired deputy

ELLERBE — Retired Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy Dan McInnis continues to beat the odds, say his family and doctors — but it’...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Peaches of appreciation: Windblow farmer donates fruit baskets to Richmond County lawmen

Peaches of appreciation: Windblow farmer donates fruit baskets to Richmond County lawmen

ELLERBE — Local peach farmer Danny Bynum treated Richmond County law enforcement officers to the fruits of his labor Wednesday at his farm’...

August 10th, 2016 updated: August 11th, 2016. |  


Morrison inmates graduate truck driving program

Morrison inmates graduate truck driving program

HOFFMAN — Morrison Correctional Institution graduated 17 inmates from its first commerical driver’s license program Thursday morning in th...

July 1st, 2016 updated: July 1st, 2016. |  


Hoffman Fire Department: Brush truck is pride of the fleet

Hoffman Fire Department: Brush truck is pride of the fleet

MARSTON — Although it’s been in service for a year, the newest addition to the Hoffman Fire Department’s fleet is still a “wor...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Richmond County man accused of employee theft

Richmond County man accused of employee theft

ABERDEEN — A Richmond County man is accused of stealing from his workplace in Moore County.Aberdeen police on Wednesday arrested 21-year-old Fel...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Leaders cheer start of Hoffman Town Park project

Leaders cheer start of Hoffman Town Park project

HOFFMAN — As a youth basketball coach in New York City, Ricardo Anderson saw firsthand how public parks can cultivate a sense of community.Parks...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Benefactors Kenneth, Claudia Robinette growing food for family care home

Benefactors Kenneth, Claudia Robinette growing food for family care home

MARSTON — Go out to the chicken yard at Kenneth Robinette’s home near Rockingham on a warm morning in early spring and you’ll find h...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Burnin’ down the house: 4 Richmond County fire departments train with controlled burn

Burnin’ down the house: 4 Richmond County fire departments train with controlled burn

MARSTON — Drivers along U.S. 1 may have noticed smoke rising from behind Marston Baptist Church on Saturday as a house burned to the ground.That...

March 19th, 2016 updated: March 21st, 2016. |  


Troopers: Wrong-way driver killed in head-on U.S. 220 crash

Troopers: Wrong-way driver killed in head-on U.S. 220 crash

NORMAN — State troopers are still working to identify a driver killed in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer early Saturday on U.S. 220.A His...

March 15th, 2016 |