Twisted Treats opening Friday

Twisted Treats opening Friday

ROCKINGHAM — With temperatures in Richmond County sweltering near the 100-degree mark, a new shop will open on Friday to help residents cool dow...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Richmond County murder convict could get a new sentence

Richmond County murder convict could get a new sentence

ROCKINGHAM — A man serving life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder as a teenager could have his sentence changed.Derrick McR...

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


Georgia woman charged in Rockingham embezzlement case

Georgia woman charged in Rockingham embezzlement case

ROCKINGHAM — A woman is facing a single criminal charge after police say she stole from her employer.Robin Hill Horne, 54, of Darien, Georgia, i...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

Things came full circle for Spencer Dirrig as he watched Hillary Clinton receive the Democratic nomination for president.Dirrig, 19, is an Ohio deleg...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Making Ellerbe great again

Making Ellerbe great again

ELLERBE — There’s a new group in the northern town of Richmond County, and they’re trying to get Ellerbe back on the map.The newly n...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

After Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made the motion to stop the roll call vote Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, he asked that Hilla...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Truck driver training returns this fall to RCC

Truck driver training returns this fall to RCC

HAMLET – Richmond Community College is offering truck driver training again this fall to help meet the demand for more drivers in the trucking i...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Building a bigger beer festival in Rockingham

Building a bigger beer festival in Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — For the second year in row, Richmond County has a special event brewing that the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce and Tri City I...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 27th, 2016. |  


Richmond County 4-H campers pick through owl pellets

Richmond County 4-H campers pick through owl pellets

ROCKINGHAM — About 20 kids are putting their minds to work this week at the 4-H Weird Science Camp in the N.C. Cooperative Extension Office.Aman...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


4-H showmanship season starting soon

4-H showmanship season starting soon

4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2016 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals ...

July 26th, 2016 |