ROCKINGHAM — Candy canes and door prizes started the party when members of the Richmond County Amateur Radio Club and their guests met for their annual Christmas social held at the No. 1 Diner Thursday night.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson's bill to limit airline fees passed unanimously in the Senate on Friday and will advance to the president's desk to be signed into law.
Inmate pleads guilty in prison deathCHARLOTTE (AP) — An inmate has pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of another inmate at a prison in Anson County.
Last week we discussed a durable power of attorney, however, there are other resources available to those caring for loved ones who unfortunately aren't able to legally care for themselves.
ROCKINGHAM — It's more than a Nativity scene. It's an eight-act play that patrons can enjoy without getting out of their cars.
ROCKINGHAM — A woman is accused of snatching more than $500 in cash from a bank teller's drawer on Wednesday.
ROCKINGHAM — Police say a woman stole three guitars in a home break-in and sold them to a pawnshop for less than 4 percent of their value.
HAMLET — A revised agreement between the state university system and community colleges makes it quicker and less expensive for North Carolina students to earn a four-year degree.
ROCKINGHAM — Libraries in Richmond County are preparing for the holiday season just like everyone else, and Leath Memorial in Rockingham and Hamlet Public Library have events lined up with Christmas right around the corner.
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ROCKINGHAM — The adult choir of First Baptist Church of Rockingham will present a Christmas program of lessons and carols at 5 p.m. on Sunday.
ROCKINGHAM — The tattoo on Kandace Frye's left arm stretches from elbow to wrist.
HAMLET — Due to increased demand, Richmond Community College will be admitting new students into its popular Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology program for the spring 2015 semester. Traditionally, the introductory classes for the...
ROCKINGHAM — Derrick McRae's future now rests in the hands of Superior Court Judge William D. Lee.
ROCKINGHAM — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested five people accused of making and distributing meth in Richmond County.
ROCKINGHAM — U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson on Wednesday blamed the Obama administration for the layoffs of government contract workers employed by K2 Solutions Inc. in a statement to the Daily Journal.
ELLERBE — Town leaders have been preparing this week for the annual Hometown Christmas, which is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday throughout downtown Ellerbe.
ROCKINGHAM — The multi-county, two-state partnership of local agricultural producers that organized as Farm Fresh Ventures two years ago is celebrating another year of success.
Cuffing season is during the fall and winter months when people who would normally rather be single find themselves — along with the rest of the world — desiring to be “cuffed” in a serious relationship.
MONROE — Troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol said speed and alcohol were factors in a deadly Union County crash Tuesday morning.
ROCKINGHAM — Released from his handcuffs and ankle chains, Derrick McRae sat with his legal defense team through another day of testimony at an evidentiary hearing Tuesday in Superior Court.
ELLERBE — Dozens of K2 Solutions Inc. employees will be laid off Dec. 27 after company officials say the U.S. Marine Corps opted not to renew its contract with the military canine training company.
The time of year is quickly approaching when people's hearts begin to warm and fond memories from times past seem to surface. With all the holidays in the month of December, people look forward to the action of giving rather than...
HAMLET — The Raider Battalion, Richmond Senior High School's Junior ROTC unit, is scheduled to participate in the annual Hamlet Christmas Parade at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 11.