Saluting the fallen

Saluting the fallen

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Several armed forces veterans were in the audience as others took part in Friday’s Memorial Day Celebration at the Dobbi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Woman convicted of assault

Woman convicted of assault

ROCKINGHAM — A woman charged with abusing an elderly woman pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in Richmond County District Court on Thursday.Accor...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Warrants: Man injured unborn child

Warrants: Man injured unborn child

ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing felony charges after deputies say he caused a brain injury to a fetus.According to arrest warrants, 20-year-old Mar...

May 26th, 2017 |  


RCC seminar teaches how to turn ‘I do’ into a profitable wedding planning business

RCC seminar teaches how to turn ‘I do’ into a profitable wedding planning business

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center is presenting a three-day seminar series this summer on how to start a wedding...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Transportation workers showcase skills at Safety Roadeo at Rockingham Dragway

Transportation workers showcase skills at Safety Roadeo at Rockingham Dragway

ROCKINGHAM — Local employees of the N.C. Department of Transportation tested their safety awareness and skill level at the Division 8 Safety Roa...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Duke Energy postpones recreation flow releases in Pee Dee River

Duke Energy postpones recreation flow releases in Pee Dee River

MT. GILEAD — Heavy rain in the Yadkin River Basin has prompted Duke Energy to cancel the scheduled May 27 recreation flow release into the Pee D...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Hamlet investigators arrest man on weed charges exactly 2 months apart

Hamlet investigators arrest man on weed charges exactly 2 months apart

HAMLET — Police have arrested a suspected drug dealer a second time — exactly two months after his first arrest.Investigators with the Ham...

May 25th, 2017 |  


WWII monument to be unveiled during Saturday service at Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park

WWII monument to be unveiled during Saturday service at Richmond County Veterans Memorial Park

ROCKINGHAM — A new monument, dedicated to World War II veterans, will be unveiled Saturday during Memorial Day service at Richmond County Vetera...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Richmond Community College electrical team places third in national competition

Richmond Community College electrical team places third in national competition

HAMLET — For the first time, Richmond Community College entered a team in the Fluke Connect Student Contest, which tests the skills, innovation ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Gov. Roy Cooper signs Sen. Tom McInnis’ ‘grill bill’ into law

Gov. Roy Cooper signs Sen. Tom McInnis’ ‘grill bill’ into law

RALEIGH — Sen. Tom McInnis’ office announced Wednesday afternoon that his “grill bill” was signed by Gov. Roy Cooper.The new l...

May 24th, 2017 |