Man arrested on outstanding meth warrants

Man arrested on outstanding meth warrants

ROCKINGHAM — Deputies say a man with outstanding drug warrants tried to run when he was recognized.According to a statement from the Richmond Co...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Irish Tenors concert brings Celtic flair back to Cole

Irish Tenors concert brings Celtic flair back to Cole

HAMLET — Following a great response from “Rhythm of the Dance,” the DeWitt Performing Arts Series presents another performance with ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


RCC transfer students eligible for NC State Scholarship program

RCC transfer students eligible for NC State Scholarship program

HAMLET — Richmond Community College students who transfer to N.C State University will now be eligible for a two-year scholarship through the Go...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

Flu spikes in NC; FirstHealth takes percautions

ROCKINGHAM — The statewide number of reported flu cases has spiked since Dec. 31 from 4,000 to 7,407 infections as of the week ending Jan. 7 ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

Modern-day slavery: Human trafficking big business in NC

ROCKINGHAM — It no longer happens in town squares, with slave traders parading their captives on public platforms to be sold to the highest bidd...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Odor complaint leads to discovery of human remains behind former Rockingham funeral home

Odor complaint leads to discovery of human remains behind former Rockingham funeral home

ROCKINGHAM — A phone call about a strange smell led to a grisly discovery late Tuesday morning.Police Chief Billy Kelly said Wednesday that offi...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Rep. Pittenger visits Rockingham, introduces staffer

Rep. Pittenger visits Rockingham, introduces staffer

ROCKINGHAM — While on a tour of the newly formed District 9, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger swung through Richmond County on Tuesday.While in town, ...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Hamlet Girl Scout earns highest honor

Hamlet Girl Scout earns highest honor

RALEIGH — Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines congratulates Kristi N. Reep of Hamlet, for earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, which ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Free cyber series to help businesses build online exposure

Free cyber series to help businesses build online exposure

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will be offering a free seminar series beginning this month that will help current and potential businesses ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Suspect charged in daytime Hamlet shooting

Suspect charged in daytime Hamlet shooting

HAMLET — A suspect is in custody following a midday shooting on Thomas Street Tuesday morning.Johnathan Lindsey Brown Jr., 29, of Brantley Avenu...

January 18th, 2017 |