ROCKINGHAM — Two of Richmond County's biggest nonprofit fundraising efforts collected significantly less cash this year after netting large gains in 2014.
HAMLET — After 16 years as a city councilman, Pat Preslar says he will not seek re-election this fall, but he plans to stay involved in Hamlet as an active citizen alongside the 6,000 residents he has represented and served for the past decade...
ROCKINGHAM — A former Food King employee is accused of pocketing $64,000, a nearly sixfold increase from the amount of money she says she admitted taking from the downtown grocery store.
ROCKINGHAM — Lisa England wants “Geese Crossing” signs placed along East Broad Avenue near Richmond County Memorial Park and Mausoleum where large numbers of geese and a few ducks live around the pond on the property.
ROCKINGHAM — Police say a woman punched, kicked, slapped and scratched an officer who questioned her after receiving a trespassing complaint.
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MOUNT GILEAD — To celebrate World Atlatl Day, local residents can test their survival skills at Town Creek Indian Mound's inaugural Archeaolympic Games from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 6.
ROCKINGHAM — The Autism Society of North Carolina's Richmond County chapter will be hosting its fifth annual Strike Out Autism event from 6-9 p.m. Monday, June 15 at Striker's Bowling Center.
ELLERBE — Signups for the Hot Mamas softball league's 2015 season are continuing at Ellerbe Town Hall for individuals who want to join but do not have a team.
ROCKINGHAM — Police are cracking down on speeding — and some drivers have found out the hard way.
LAURINBURG — A series of tests commissioned by the N.C. Geological Survey to determine whether or not natural gas is contained in the Cumberland-Marlboro Basin could bring exploratory drilling to Laurinburg as early as next week.
ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing domestic violence charges after a Memorial Day assault.According to a warrant, 42-year-old Chris Rainwater choked a woman and assaulted her with a shard of glass on Monday.
ROCKINGHAM — A spreading stove fire led to the response of three fire departments late Thursday afternoon.
ROCKINGHAM — A woman facing a murder charge in the death of her mother-in-law has refused a plea deal.
RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday he'll veto a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid gay marriage duties.
ROCKINGHAM — A man with a history of theft is back behind bars after deputies say he broke into a local business.
ROCKINGHAM — Young artists from Richmond and surrounding counties will have their turn to show off their own artwork when the Friends of the Leath Memorial Library presents the youth artists' exhibit June 15 through Aug. 28 in the Calvin...
ROCKINGHAM — State Employees' Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Meredith Lynn McLean, a senior at Richmond Senior High School.
HAMLET — Pee Dee Electric Membership Cooperative has shown its support of Richmond Community College's annual Energy Venture Camp through a $500 donation.
RALEIGH — Three seasoned state lawmakers have joined Rep. Ken Goodman's Main Street Democrats Legislative Caucus, bringing the group's membership to 18.
ROCKINGHAM — Jacqueline Braddock Welch is a young woman who has overcome challenges and tragedy, from the devastating loss of her grandmother to fighting and winning her own personal battles.
HAMLET — Saturday night fever was epidemic Wednesday evening at the Richmond County Ninth-Grade Academy, where the Teen Scene Investigation 3-D forensics and drama clubs teamed up to put on James Dabb's “Death by Disco” during...
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