Repairs to Rockingham railroad crossing to close U.S. 1

Repairs to Rockingham railroad crossing to close U.S. 1

RALEIGH — Beginning Monday, March 13 at 6 a.m., northbound U.S. 1 will be closed just south of its intersection with U.S. 220 in Rockingham.Crew...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Man killed, Anson County commissioner injured in fatal Richmond County wreck

Man killed, Anson County commissioner injured in fatal Richmond County wreck

ROCKINGHAM — Anson County commissioner Vancine Sturdivant was airlifted to a hospital early Thursday morning following an accident that left one...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


Richmond Senior’s Maggie Chambers wins American Legion oratorical contest

Richmond Senior’s Maggie Chambers wins American Legion oratorical contest

Maggie Chambers, of Rockingham, will represent the American Legion Department of North Carolina at the 2017 High School Oratorical Contest National Fi...

March 10th, 2017 |  


AT&T outage affecting 911 calls

AT&T outage affecting 911 calls

ROCKINGHAM — AT&T customers could have issues reaching emergency communications.AT&T Mobility is experiencing a service outage that is i...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Preparing for wild spring weather

Preparing for wild spring weather

ROCKINGHAM — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service are using the hashtag #SpringSafety to encourage s...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Deputies: Felon caught with gun, weed in park

Deputies: Felon caught with gun, weed in park

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A man with a previous felony drug conviction is charged with having a weapon and drugs in a Richmond County Park.Investigators...

March 8th, 2017 |  


Group: Richmond County public comment policy is ‘un-American’

Group: Richmond County public comment policy is ‘un-American’

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County commissioners have been asking frequently about the status of a wood pellet plant that first announced it was comin...

March 7th, 2017 updated: March 7th, 2017. |  


Hamlet police: Man stole car, city-owned truck

Hamlet police: Man stole car, city-owned truck

HAMLET — A convicted thief is facing felony charges after police say he stole city property.Early Monday morning, city workers reported that the...

March 7th, 2017 |  


Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

Man pleads guilty to wife’s murder

ROCKINGHAM — Jerry Dean Guinn will spend a minimum of 11 years behind bars for killing his wife nearly a decade ago following a plea deal Monday...

March 7th, 2017 |  


McLaughlin family establishes healthcare scholarship at RCC

McLaughlin family establishes healthcare scholarship at RCC

HAMLET — Family and friends of the late Jo Ann McLaughlin recently gathered at the Cole Auditorium to establish a Richmond Community College sch...

March 7th, 2017 |