ROCKINGHAM — Homeless advocates are pitching tents, sorting clothes and recruiting volunteers this week as they prepare to open the Place of Grace tent city on Saturday.
Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week.
WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides.
MOUNT GILEAD — The Town Creek Indian Mound state historic site is offering area residents a chance to spend time with their grandparents and learn about local Native American history.
ROCKINGHAM — Haywood Morrison Jr. said he missed a former classmate's funeral because Providence Missionary Baptist Church isn't wheelchair-accessible.
ROCKINGHAM — As Labor Day weekend begins, Terry Richardson's career with Richmond County comes to an end.
ROCKINGHAM — A week after starting work as fire chief, Harold Isler Jr. made it official by taking his oath of office Friday afternoon.
Those addicted to prescription painkillers and their loved ones can take home overdose rescue kits with potentially lifesaving medication at Sunday awareness events planned in Fayetteville, Greensboro and Franklin.
WADESBORO — Some people hear voices in their head. The Sammies hear music.
PINEHURST — This year, about 21,980 women will learn they have ovarian cancer. If they are diagnosed at an early stage, when the disease is still localized, about 94 percent of them will still be alive after five years.
LAURINBURG — Fitness buffs who make the gym their second home can help others achieve their fitness goals as personal trainers through a new Richmond Community College course.
ROCKINGHAM — Mercedes Quick, daughter Ron and Terry Whittington of Rockingham, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms, according to a release from the company.
ROCKINGHAM — Theft is among the most common crimes plaguing Richmond County, police reports and court records show.
ROCKINGHAM — As people throughout the United States embark on Labor Day weekend, a few local workers shared their plans for the holiday and what Labor Day means to them.
HAMLET — Richmond County's historic railroad depot museum will offer free admission on Sept. 27, joining more than 1,500 museums across the country in a Smithsonian cultural education initiative.
Customers converged at the Rockingham Downtown Farmers Market Wednesday to sort through the selection of farm-fresh produce from local vendors.
HAMLET — Roads in Richmond County's two cities could have to accommodate heavier traffic by the year 2040, local leaders learned Thursday.
ROCKINGHAM — Brenda Diggs dips her thin paintbrush into a mixed-color swatch of light green, the hue to brush blades of grass.
ROCKINGHAM — Labor Day weekend, the end-of-summer holiday, is fast approaching and local law enforcement is reminding motorists to slow down.
ROCKINGHAM — Construction projects are popping up all over town — and especially along U.S. 74 Business.
ROCKINGHAM — Wanted: More white Democrats involved in their local party, more African-American candidates for office and more young Democrats of all races.
ROCKINGHAM — Professional property managers and residents renting out their homes alike are invited to register for the Rockingham Housing Authority's third annual landlord training on Sept. 13.
ROCKINGHAM — Two men are facing charges related to the manufacturing and selling of marijuana in separate cases, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies.
ROCKINGHAM — A woman is accused of stealing a purse out of someone's car, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies.
ROCKINGHAM — Trash collection for the city will have an altered schedule next week due to the observance of Labor Day.Garbage on the Monday and Tuesday route will be collected on Tuesday and Thursday.