Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers

Gentlemen, start your lawn mowers

ELLERBE — The Ellerbe Lions Club is gearing up for the start of its 2017 Lawn Mower Racing Season, and Rex Crouch said fans and drivers alike ca...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

‘Just keep swimming:’ Kids learn to cope with loss at Hospice’s Camp Haven

ROCKINGHAM — More than 40 children from Richmond and surrounding counties spent Thursday at Camp Haven — a place where little kids learn s...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Richmond Co. Sheriff’s office, FirstHealth team up to collect meds

Richmond Co. Sheriff’s office, FirstHealth team up to collect meds

ROCKINGHAM — Operation Medicine Drop kicked off Wednesday at G104 FM on Airport Road manned by officers from the Richmond County Sheriff’s...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


FirstHealth brings outpatient behavioral services to Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet

FirstHealth brings outpatient behavioral services to Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet

HAMLET — FirstHealth of the Carolinas is bringing new services to the former Sandhills Regional Hospital, whose emergency room was permanently c...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Farmers Market comes to downtown Hamlet

Farmers Market comes to downtown Hamlet

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Farmers Market Association dished on plans for growth during Tuesday’s meeting at the county agricultural...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Batty beginning to school week

Batty beginning to school week

ROCKINGHAM — Three schools dismissed students at 2:15 Monday after bats were found in Richmond Senior High School.RSHS, the Richmond County Nint...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

Local legislators tour Leath Memorial Library for ‘Day in the District’

ROCKINGHAM — More than 50 library lovers gathered in the conference room at Leath Memorial Library Friday for a presentation on all of the digit...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

Richmond County Rescue Squad gets underwater camera from auto businesses, riding club

ROCKINGHAM — Two local businesses and motorcycle club presented an underwater camera to the Richmond County Volunteer Rescue Squad on Friday.Rel...

March 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

Hamlet council opposes municipal elections bill

HAMLET — A bill introduced by Republican state Sen. Ronald Rabin of Harnett County in February would change currently non-partisan local governm...

March 15th, 2017 |