Habitat dedicates newly built Dobbins Heights home to Andrews family

Habitat dedicates newly built Dobbins Heights home to Andrews family

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — The Andrews family joined the community of Dobbins Heights Thursday during a home dedication ceremony organized by Habitat for...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Richmond County’s top educators praised at convocation

Richmond County’s top educators praised at convocation

HAMLET — Teachers and administrators received words of admiration and encouragement from education board members at the school district’s ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Schools welcome students on open house night

Schools welcome students on open house night

HAMLET — Monroe Avenue Elementary School Principal Dawn Terry stood smiling, waving and greeting students and members of their families during T...

August 25th, 2016 |  


New exhibit opens at Hamlet Museum

New exhibit opens at Hamlet Museum

HAMLET — The Seaboard City hired its Museum Manager and Downtown Coordinator Stephanie Thornsbury in June, and although she was raised in Hamlet...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Robinette honored by Purple Heart chapter

Robinette honored by Purple Heart chapter

ROCKINGHAM — Kenneth Robinette received a certificate of appreciation from the Military Order of the Purple Heart earlier this month for donatin...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Farmers to vote on self-assessed tax benefiting N.C. State ag projects

Farmers to vote on self-assessed tax benefiting N.C. State ag projects

ROCKINGHAM — Farmers will have an opportunity to vote whether or not a tax put on feed and fertilizer for agricultural research will continue.Su...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Truck driver training returns to RCC

Truck driver training returns to RCC

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold a mandatory orientation for its fall truck driver training course at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in...

August 25th, 2016 |  


PondeR bassist remembered

PondeR bassist remembered

ROCKINGHAM — Members of Richmond County’s music community were reeling last week from the loss of Joe Harris, bass player and vocalist for...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Keeping Richmond County clean: Volunteers pick up trash at Blewett Falls

Keeping Richmond County clean: Volunteers pick up trash at Blewett Falls

ROCKINGHAM — An unpaved, wooded turnaround spot by Blewett Falls Dam was trash-free in less than an hour Wednesday morning after community volun...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Richmond County GOP to open downtown headquarters

Richmond County GOP to open downtown headquarters

ROCKINGHAM — With local, state and presidential elections soon approaching, GOP leaders in Richmond County needed a headquarters and chairman Je...

August 24th, 2016 |