HAMLET — Duke Energy's Sherwood H. Smith Jr. energy complex off Airport Road is at the center of a civil complaint to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed Wednesday.
HAMLET — A North Carolina Supreme Court justice made the trip from Raleigh to speak at Richmond Community College for Constitution Day on Wednesday.
ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County men have been arrested on cocaine charges in separate incidents.
HOFFMAN — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Richmond County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host a Greenwing kids' fishing event at the McKinney Lake State Fish Hatchery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 27.
ROCKINGHAM — Bean bags will be flying through the air Saturday at the Richmond Pines Country Club during the Tossin' for Tails Cornhole Tournament.
CHERAW, S.C. — An alert sheriff's deputy busted an apparent mobile meth lab and arrested two men after noticing suspicious behavior while shopping at Walmart.
ROCKINGHAM — Bells will be ringing in Richmond County and across the country this afternoon.
ROCKINGHAM — Parents and business boosters are working to drum up public support for a local sales tax referendum for parks and recreation on the Nov. 4 ballot.
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is one of the United States' 100 best places to farm, according to a magazine group's analysis of census data from more than 3,000 U.S. counties.
ROCKINGHAM — Eight days after her conviction on meth charges, sheriff's deputies say a Richmond County woman was caught with a key ingredient of methamphetamine.
HAMLET — A defendant accused in a rash of car break-ins has also been charged with forcing his way into a Hamlet home and raiding the fridge.
ROCKINGHAM — A candidate for Richmond County sheriff is questioning statistics on the county's crime rate.
Every five years, farmers are asked to complete a lengthy USDA Census of Agriculture form, and the most recent data (2012) is spurring new reports of a strong agricultural future for Richmond County.
ROCKINGHAM — Eloquent as they were elegant, Civil War-era women of Richmond County took part in impassioned public debates, and many argued against North Carolina seceding from the Union.
HAMLET — Richmond County residents rolled up their sleeves to help save lives Monday at First United Methodist Church.
ROCKINGHAM — A family of six is out of their Richmond County home following a Sunday afternoon fire.
HAMLET — N.C. Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson will be the guest speaker for Richmond Community College's Constitution Day celebration on Wednesday.
LAURINBURG — A man was wounded and two houses struck during shootings over the weekend that Laurinburg Police Chief Darwin Williams called a result of “escalating gang activity” throughout the city.
ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond Senior High School students face criminal charges in two separate fights reported at the school on Friday.
HAMLET — Individuals who have not obtained a high school diploma will be offered a free opportunity from Sept. 22 – Oct. 3 to see if they possess the knowledge to obtain a GED.
RALEIGH — The stock car seen zooming around Rockingham Speedway in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” will be on display at the North Carolina Museum of History this fall.
WADESBORO — The Anson County Arts Council is seeking vendors for its fourth annual Christmas in November Art and Crafts sale on Saturday, Nov. 15.
LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold the first open mic of the semester Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall.
RALEIGH — Technology is available to help block annoying robocalls and telephone companies should be using it, Attorney General Roy Cooper said this week.
HAMLET — Gregory Locklear, a rising star at Outreach for Jesus Church in Hamlet, was just named as a staff pastor — but there was a time when church leaders had to ban Locklear from their community.
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