A different kind of racing

A different kind of racing

ROCKINGHAM — Instead of the roar of high-performance engines, visitors to Rockingham Dragway this weekend can expect to hear the whine of remote...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Hamlet PD awarded grant for laptops

Hamlet PD awarded grant for laptops

HAMLET — Officers in the field are being outfitted with new equipmentThe Hamlet Police Department has acquired six Dell laptops through a grant ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Wingate symposium highlights work of nearly 100 students

Wingate symposium highlights work of nearly 100 students

WINGATE — Although their presentations haven’t garnered quite the acclaim of TED Talks, nearly 100 Wingate students brought their own R...

April 28th, 2017 |  


McGee honored with scouting award

McGee honored with scouting award

Randy McGee, of Cordova, was presented with the prestigious Silver Beaver Award on Saturday, April 22 at the Convocation of Eagles and Leadership Reco...

April 28th, 2017 |  


2 indicted on federal meth charges

2 indicted on federal meth charges

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are facing federal charges for their alleged roles in manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine in Richmond County.Chr...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Rockingham Dragway is hosting the International Model Drag Racing Association Spring Nationals Thursday through Sunday.Drawgway owner Steve Earwood sa...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Lighting the night at Relay for Life

Lighting the night at Relay for Life

HAMLET — If you question attendees of past Relay For Life events about their favorite part of the night, you will likely hear about one of the q...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Support sought for Special Olympics

Support sought for Special Olympics

ROCKINGHAM — This time next week, about 100 Special Olympics athletes will be going for the gold on the Richmond Senior High School football fie...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Traffic stop education bill clears House

Traffic stop education bill clears House

RALEIGH (AP) — An effort to use driver’s education as a means to prevent encounters between North Carolina law enforcement officers and mo...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Homeschool students earn award

Homeschool students earn award

ELLERBE — Sons of the Rev. Stan and Ginny Layton of Ellerbe, 9-year-old Ben Layton and 11-year-old Knox Layton, each received the Memory Master ...

April 26th, 2017 |