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.
ROCKINGHAM — Communities in Schools of Richmond County has joined a nationwide effort to celebrate Attendance Awareness Month in September and has pledged to raise awareness about the value of regular school attendance and focus on reducing...
LAURINBURG — Marketing expert Martin Brossman will conduct a free workshop on building a website from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg.
MONROE — Southern States Cooperative, a farm supply company, unveiled its new Monroe Rural America superstore in a grand-opening ceremony held Aug. 29-30.
ROCKINGHAM — Authorities have charged a twice-convicted drug dealer with selling cocaine to a sheriff's office informant.
HAMLET — A wood pellet manufacturer will bring 80 jobs and a $107 million investment to Richmond County, state and local officials announced Tuesday.
ROCKINGHAM — Shelter staff will hold 63 dogs and 61 cats under quarantine for a week to prevent the spread of canine parvovirus after three dogs tested positive for the disease.
HAMLET — An aging police K-9 will stay on the force, the City Council decided in a 3-2 vote Tuesday night.
ROCKINGHAM — First responders from around Richmond County will march from the courthouse to Walmart on Thursday to honor the lives lost following the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
Grandma was right. Darn it.Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, she told you not to wish your life away. Time moved fast enough, she said, and it went faster the older you get.
Is your backyard chicken-proof? Anyone with small children in their lives probably has taken steps to childproof their home and yards, but if you have a backyard flock, do you know what things should be removed or secured form your birds'...
PINEHURST – A sleep disorders study usually involves a night in a specialized medical facility where technicians can monitor patients attached to sensors for respiration, nasal flow, pulse oxygen levels and snoring.
HAMLET — Local manufacuturer Ferro Fab added two new welders to its work force who recently received their welding certificates from Richmond Community College.
WADESBORO — Authorities have released the names of two Anson County residents who died in crashes on Saturday night and Monday morning.
ROCKINGHAM — City water customers may see temporary discoloration in their tap water as firefighters begin testing fire hydrants next week.
ROCKINGHAM — Officials have closed the Richmond County Animal Shelter for a week in order to prevent the spread of canine parvovirus after several animals tested positive for the disease.
ROCKINGHAM — County commissioners Thad Ussery and Ben Moss came out to support the grand opening of a transitional tent community for the homeless Saturday at New Life Church.
ELLERBE — Nine-year-old Savannah Shepard has been showing goats for two years.On Saturday, two of her goats garnered blue ribbons at the Richmond County 4-H Livestock Show at DeWitt Farms.
ROCKINGHAM — The torch of code administrator was officially passed Monday night as the Richmond County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Tracy Parris to the position.
HAMLET — Mitchell Bowman, director of Hamlet Parks and Recreation since June, 2006, has resigned.The parks and recreation director reports to the city manager — and right now, Hamlet has no permanent city manager.
ROCKINGHAM — Legal Aid of North Carolina will hold upcoming intake days for prospective new clients throughout Richmond County.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police handcuffed dozens of protesters who blocked traffic in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday in their latest attempt to escalate efforts to get McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay...