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Town Creek invites public to ‘play in the clay’

Town Creek invites public to ‘play in the clay’

MOUNT GILEAD — Town Creek Indian Mound staffers are inviting area residents to come play in a medium that’s as …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Toddlers’ drowning deaths ruled accidental

Toddlers’ drowning deaths ruled accidental

LAURINBURG — A fundraising effort continues this week after a funeral for two young sisters who drowned last week in …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Warrant: Woman sold meth

Warrant: Woman sold meth

ROCKINGHAM — A woman already facing more than 50 felony charges is now accused of selling meth. According to an …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Richmond schools trawling for teachers

Richmond schools trawling for teachers

ROCKINGHAM — On Aug. 24, school buses will be running their routes once more as students prepare to begin another …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Rolling out the welcome mat

Rolling out the welcome mat

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will soon become the first county in North Carolina to offer visitors a sampling of local …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Rescheduled Plaza Jam features Rick Strickland Band

Rescheduled Plaza Jam features Rick Strickland Band

ROCKINGHAM — The Rick Strickland Band will finally bring its talents to Cole Plaza beside City Hall on Thursday after …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Registration for basketball league ends Friday

Registration for basketball league ends Friday

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Haircut and helping hand

Haircut and helping hand

Contributed by Scarlette King Ten-year-old Kailey McInnis holds 8 inches of her hair that she donated to Wigs for Kids, …

July 28th, 2015 |  

2 Richmond residents face Moore theft charges

2 Richmond residents face Moore theft charges

CARTHAGE — Two Richmond County residents have been jailed on separate Moore County theft charges within a two-day span. Lisa …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Rankings rankle Richmond

Rankings rankle Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County may be the home of what RoadSnacks.net has dubbed two of North Carolina’s worst towns to …

July 28th, 2015 |  

3 injured in Walmart brawl

3 injured in Walmart brawl

ROCKINGHAM — Walmart shoppers got more than they bargained for Saturday when a brawl broke out just outside the grocery-side …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Man accused of selling pills

Man accused of selling pills

ROCKINGHAM — A man who was living in a local hotel is facing several drug charges. According to the Richmond …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Concerned Citizens to meet Tuesday

Concerned Citizens to meet Tuesday

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action

Moral Monday leader inspires protests, arrests and action

GOLDSBORO (AP) — The Rev. William Barber walks gingerly with a cane, in a hunched-over posture, yet here he is …

July 27th, 2015 |  

‘A champion for our students’ — RCC veep Richardson to retire

‘A champion for our students’ — RCC veep Richardson to retire

HAMLET — On Thursday, Saundra Richardson of Laurinburg will end a 30-plus-year career in education when she retires from Richmond …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Teachers encouraged to apply for Bright Ideas grants

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric, in conjunction with North Carolina’s electric cooperatives, are accepting applications for Bright Ideas education grants …

July 27th, 2015 |  

A new leash on life

A new leash on life

POLKTON — In a cool room inside the barbed-wire walls of Brown Creek Correctional Institution, 14 men have a chance …

July 25th, 2015 |  

McInnis appointed to budget committee

McInnis appointed to budget committee

RALEIGH — As legislators from both houses meet next week to hash out a state budget, one of Richmond County’s …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  

State mandates chicken registration

State mandates chicken registration

RALEIGH — A controversial decision by state agriculture officials is drawing the ire of backyard chicken owners and supporters. The …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Bad places to live?

Bad places to live?

ROCKINGHAM — It’s no secret that Richmond County is known as a rural area, but now anyone with internet access …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Illness threatens local poultry

Illness threatens local poultry

ROCKINGHAM — A highly pathogenic strain of avian flu closely related to Asian bird flu virus H5N1 that mutated and …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Hamlet’s EMS role challenged

Hamlet’s EMS role challenged

HAMLET — Hamlet Fire and Rescue has been answering a lot calls for help with medical and injury-related emergencies — …

July 24th, 2015 |  

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