Location of Shortridge Park confirmed

Location of Shortridge Park confirmed

HAMLET — The mystery of the whereabouts of John Shortridge Park appears to have been solved, thanks to collaborative knowledge from city council...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Tall tales and true stories: Bolton book a collection of Pee Dee yarns

Tall tales and true stories: Bolton book a collection of Pee Dee yarns

ROCKINGHAM — A signing session for award-winning storyteller J.A. Bolton’s first published book brought readers young and old to Leath Mem...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Second Baptist Christian Academy preps for new year

Second Baptist Christian Academy preps for new year

HAMLET — For the first time since its establishment in 1998, Second Baptist Christian Academy will offer a 6th-grade class in addition to its pr...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


25 years later: Memorial scheduled for Imperial Foods tragedy in Hamlet

25 years later: Memorial scheduled for Imperial Foods tragedy in Hamlet

HAMLET — Next week, city leaders will remember the deadliest industrial disaster in Richmond County’s — and the state’s —...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Teen charged in East Rockingham fire

Teen charged in East Rockingham fire

ROCKINGHAM — A teenager is facing felony charges for allegedly starting a structure fire that resulted in injuries for a firefighter.According t...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Duke Energy officials survey Blewett Falls garbage

Duke Energy officials survey Blewett Falls garbage

ROCKINGHAM — Two members of Duke Energy’s recreation team went to the Blewett Falls Dam area Friday to assess the situation regarding pile...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Pittenger makes second county visit

Pittenger makes second county visit

ROCKINGHAM — On his tour through the new 9th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger made his second stop this month in Richmond Coun...

August 19th, 2016 |  


From the porch to ‘The Pit’: Food ministry helps poor, homeless

From the porch to ‘The Pit’: Food ministry helps poor, homeless

ROCKINGHAM — One year ago in June, God led Paul McCarthy to begin a food ministry by placing a special messenger in his path, he said, because t...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Bus stuffed with school supplies for Richmond County students

Bus stuffed with school supplies for Richmond County students

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Schools Stuff the Bus campaign kicked off its eighth year Friday morning outside Walmart with a goal of equipping a...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Richmond County deputies charge 6 in alleged drug buys

Richmond County deputies charge 6 in alleged drug buys

ROCKINGHAM — Narcotics investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office have arrested six people on multiple drug charges — f...

August 19th, 2016 |