Rep. Goodman among primary sponsors of HB2 repeal bill

Rep. Goodman among primary sponsors of HB2 repeal bill

RALEIGH (AP) — More North Carolina House members have signed on to a bipartisan bill that sponsors call a compromise to eliminate a law curtaili...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Rockingham native Tina Bryson returns for Black History Month speech

Rockingham native Tina Bryson returns for Black History Month speech

ROCKINGHAM — Tina V. Bryson — author and inspirational speaker and a 1987 graduate of Richmond Senior High School — will return to h...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Grassy Island Access back open

Grassy Island Access back open

ELLERBE — The Grassy Island Access Area on Blewett Falls Lake has reopened.Site recreation enhancements at the Grassy Island Access Area on Blew...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

Rep. Garland Pierce’s driving-with-pets bill brought to heel

RALEIGH — Scotland County’s Garland Pierce decided he was barking up the wrong tree with a bill to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught dri...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


2 women injured in separate shootings

2 women injured in separate shootings

ROCKINGHAM — Two days. Two shootings. Two injured.The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a pair of shootings in consecutive...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Igniting interest in firefighting

Igniting interest in firefighting

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School students have the option to enroll in a hot new program offered through the school’s Career Techn...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ninth-grade Academy achievers honored

Ninth-grade Academy achievers honored

HAMLET — The Richmond County Ninth-Grade Academy has released the names of its high-achieving students for the second nine-week grading period.I...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fairview Heights announces honors

Fairview Heights announces honors

HAMLET — Fairview Heights Elementary School released the names of its top students for the second nine-week grading period. In addition to stude...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pokémon GO-ing again

Pokémon GO-ing again

ROCKINGHAM — When Niantic’s Pokémon GO arrived in the Google Play and Apple App Stores in July, bringing Pokémon’s most be...

February 21st, 2017 |  


RSHS names distinguished students

RSHS names distinguished students

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School has named students who made the distinguished list during the last nine-week grading period.12th Grade:...

February 21st, 2017 |