HAMLET — Individuals who have not obtained a high school diploma will be offered a free opportunity from Sept. 22 – Oct. 3 to see if they possess the knowledge to obtain a GED.
RALEIGH — The stock car seen zooming around Rockingham Speedway in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” will be on display at the North Carolina Museum of History this fall.
WADESBORO — The Anson County Arts Council is seeking vendors for its fourth annual Christmas in November Art and Crafts sale on Saturday, Nov. 15.
LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold the first open mic of the semester Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall.
RALEIGH — Technology is available to help block annoying robocalls and telephone companies should be using it, Attorney General Roy Cooper said this week.
HAMLET — Gregory Locklear, a rising star at Outreach for Jesus Church in Hamlet, was just named as a staff pastor — but there was a time when church leaders had to ban Locklear from their community.
ROCKINGHAM — While NFL officials and sportscasters bicker over the Ray Rice elevator beating scandal, Amanda McKenzie says the issue of violence against women is larger than pro football.
HAMLET — A man accused of holding his neighbor down on a bed and taking his clothes off is facing assault and sexual battery charges.
In the photo at left, Leslie Fender of Dublin, Texas, rides his quarter horse Angel through downtown Rockingham on Thursday in a journey from Texas to Washington, D.C., to raise awareness and financial support for the National Stroke...
ROCKINGHAM — State Sen. Gene McLaurin visited Leath Memorial Library on Thursday to congratulate the director of the regional library system and several employees for making this summer's reading programs a success.
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ROCKINGHAM — Flags at half-staff were seen all around Richmond County on Thursday as local businesses and government agencies marked 13 years since terrorists commandeered commercial airliners and turned them into weapons that killed 2,996...
ROCKINGHAM — Nearly 20 first responders, most in full turnout gear, marched in near-90 degree heat from the Richmond County Courthouse to Walmart Thursday to honor those who lost their lives 13 years ago.
ROCKINGHAM — The Day of Caring, an annual event organized by the United Way of Richmond County on Thursday, attracted a group of volunteers to Sandhills Children's Center, where they worked on improvements to the...
HAMLET — A man accused of crashing a stolen car in a Southern Pines police chase now faces charges in a string of car break-ins reported earlier this month.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice, located at 1119 U.S. 1 in Rockingham, has two fundraisers coming up to support its fourth annual Salute to Veterans event in November.
NORMAN — Mayor Kenneth Broadway has announced the entertainment lineup for the fifth annual Norman Fest on Oct. 10-11.
HAMLET — North Carolina is a very military-friendly state, Sen. Gene McLaurin told the United Veterans Club of the Hamlet Senior Center on Wednesday.
ELLERBE — Rockingham attorney and quail-hunting preserve operator Bill Webb packed up his family and headed to Raleigh Saturday night to receive a statewide honor for wildlife conservation leadership.
ROCKINGHAM — Thirteen criminal suspects in Richmond County have faced federal prosecution this year under a partnership between sheriff's deputies and the U.S. attorney's office.
ROCKINGHAM — The kitchen at Roberdell United Methodist Church started heating up around 10 a.m. Wednesday as church members began preparing dinner for a special group of guests.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County's congressman says he supports President Barack Obama's decision to green-light air strikes against Islamic State militants, but said he is still not sure the president has a complete plan.
ROCKINGHAM — The City Council gave the go-ahead for a demolition order on a dilapidated dwelling Tuesday night, with the hopes that the property owner tears it down first.
HAMLET — Local nonprofits in need of volunteers and donations will fill the Cole Auditorium Thursday morning in an effort to solicit support.