Construction continues on RSI facility in Richmond County Industrial Park

Construction continues on RSI facility in Richmond County Industrial Park

HAMLET — Construction is well underway at a new manufacturing plant in the Richmond County Industrial Park scheduled to open in just a few month...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Head-on collision in East Rockingham sends 5 to hospitals

Head-on collision in East Rockingham sends 5 to hospitals

ROCKINGHAM — Five people, including two children, were sent to various hospitals Friday following a wreck in East Rockingham.Deangelo Bratcher, ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Senate passes bill regulating sale of kratom

Senate passes bill regulating sale of kratom

RALEIGH — The state Senate approved a bill Friday that would limit the sale of the herb kratom to individuals over the age of 18.House bill 747 ...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Hamlet man charged with ID theft, fraudulent purchases

Hamlet man charged with ID theft, fraudulent purchases

ROCKINGHAM — Police have charged a Hamlet man for allegedly racking up more than $180 in purchases on a stolen bank card.According to warrants t...

June 27th, 2016 |  


Libraries launch summer reading program for Richmond County kids

Libraries launch summer reading program for Richmond County kids

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County branches of the Sandhill Regional Library System plan to kick off their 2016 summer reading program at 10 a.m. Tues...

June 27th, 2016 |  


911 caller describes Rockingham homicide scene

911 caller describes Rockingham homicide scene

ROCKINGHAM — Police released very few details Friday in an ongoing homicide investigation.Chief Billy Kelly said EMS responded to a call around ...

June 24th, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Hamlet Senior Center achieves excellence

Hamlet Senior Center achieves excellence

HAMLET — Hamlet Senior Center Director Nikki Sewell started her new job on April 13 of last year, and one of the first items on her agenda was t...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Pearls of wisdom for high school girls

Pearls of wisdom for high school girls

ROCKINGHAM — In keeping with Leak Street Cultural Center’s broad mission to provide space and programs addressing the needs of the communi...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Richmond County Aging Services offers free fans for seniors

Richmond County Aging Services offers free fans for seniors

ROCKINGHAM — Operation Fan Heat Relief is in full swing at Rockingham Senior Center just in time for the hot temps of the summer season, and tha...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Free seminar to provide tips for home-based businesses

Free seminar to provide tips for home-based businesses

HAMLET– Starting a small business requires determination, motivation, planning and know-how. The Richmond Community College Small Business Cente...

June 23rd, 2016 |