ROCKINGHAM — Marijuana and meth, cocaine and pills.Those four substances landed five adults, two teenagers and a juvenile behind bars last week, according to reports from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.
LAURINBURG — A 23-year-old woman is being held in the Scotland County jail without bond for stabbing her father to death, authorities say.
ROCKINGHAM — A man is being held in the Richmond County Jail under a $25,000 bond after fleeing from a Rockingham checkpoint, abandoning his car and later turning up at Scotland Memorial Hospital, according to police.
MORGANTON (AP) — Police say three people have been found dead inside a Morganton home.
ELLERBE — Linda Dunn Lovin said she never broke down after learning she had breast cancer.
ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place Kids was packed Friday evening as children and parents came out to the inaugural Countdown to Kindergarten.
LUMBERTON — Rick Bacon, the Richmond County Daily Journal's former editor and publisher, died Thursday night at Southeastern Regional Medical Center after a battle with lung cancer. He was 67 years old.
ROCKINGHAM — Giving money to a relative or friend in jail and planning a visit will be easier as the Richmond County Sheriff's Office rolls out two technological upgrades, Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. said.
ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of punching a woman in the face and knocking out two of her teeth.
HAMLET — Two women are accused of beating up a neighbor, leaving visible injuries.
ROCKINGHAM — Police say a man netted more than $200 after getting someone else to sell a stolen laptop.
ROCKINGHAM — Local leaders and colleagues are mourning the loss of Rick Bacon, the Richmond County Daily Journal's former editor and publisher. Bacon died Thursday night after a long battle with lung cancer.
ROCKINGHAM — An old expression has taken on new meaning in the age of lottery scams: You can't win if you don't play.
ROCKINGHAM — The dog days of summer are in full swing, and the Humane Society of Richmond County is asking for help to find homes for more four-legged friends.
ELLERBE — Some Richmond County residents will have their water turned off for most of the day Monday as crews install a replacement water line.
ELLERBE — A Richmond County woman died Wednesday after her car crashed through a wooden fence at a quail-hunting preserve, according to state troopers.
HAMLET — City Manager Marchell David said residents should not be worried about the slight cloudiness of their tap water.
ROCKINGHAM — Exactly two weeks after graduating from Leak Street High School, valedictorian LaSummer Bruton found out she had received another honor: the Eckerd Success Award.That accolade came as a $4,000 scholarship.
ELLERBE — The roar of the engines will return to the Lions' Den this weekend.
HOFFMAN — Firefighters and medics have scheduled a fundraiser for a volunteer firefighter recovering from a brain tumor that will take place Saturday.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Three new employees started work with the town this week.R.J. Ingram and Daniel Harrington were hired as part-time maintenance workers, according to Town Manager Mary Magee.
HAMLET — “Good vibrations” are coming to Richmond County.
JACKSON SPRINGS — A driver was trapped in the cab of his log truck after it slammed into a car and flipped onto its side Wednesday, state troopers said.
ROCKINGHAM — Police believe three windows damaged on two consecutive days at Cato Fashions were shot with a BB gun or pellet gun.
JACKSON SPRINGS — Firefighters rushed to free a person pinned inside the cab of an overturned log truck Wednesday near the Richmond-Montgomery county line.