SOUTHERN PINES — J.C. Watkins of Richmond County's Leak Street Education and Cultural Center joined staffers from the Sandhills regional food bank for a recent breakfast with elected officials.
HAMLET — With no aisles to reach across in order to get things accomplished, student government representatives at Hamlet Middle School launched a successful campaign to collect dozens of canned and nonperishable food items — in only one...
ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County's unemployment rate dropped more than half a percentage point in October, according to a report from the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division.
The holidays are a wonderful time for giving to others and spending time with family. Shopping for gifts takes a lot of time and thought for each individual family member or friend. A gift that may seem fun and cute at the time might turn out to be a...
ROCKINGHAM — Although Richmond County's judicial district will soon be changing, its chief district court judge will not.
CHARLOTTE (AP) — Soon after taking office, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina accepted six-figure stock payouts from an online mortgage broker accused by regulators of deceiving its...
NORWOOD — Toxicology results will determine what caused a 72 year-old Ansonville man to run off the road in a fatal Stanly County crash Dec. 4.
WADESBORO — Anson County is the most generous county in the state, according to a recent report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a leading nationwide publication for nonprofit organizations and others involved in fundraising.
Contributed photoRichmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. presented Detective J.R. Smith with his North Carolina criminal investigator certification on Oct. 16.
ROCKINGHAM — Aside from gift-giving, setting up and decorating an evergreen tree is one of the most observed Christmas traditions.
HAMLET — Dr. Jamal Bryant will be the featured speaker during Bible Way Ministries' Friday Impact event scheduled for 7 p.m. this Friday at Cole Auditorium.
ROCKINGHAM — Some Richmond County school administrators will be playing musical chairs the first week of January, according to the superintendent.
ROCKINGHAM — More than 191 students in Richmond County have been identified as homeless.
ROCKINGHAM — Not everyone can be first in line.
SOUTHERN PINES — A team of Carolina Eye Associates surgeons, Drs. John French, Greg Mincey and Arghavan Almony, will be among the first surgeons to implant a miniature telescope for patients with advanced macular degeneration in an outpatient...
ROCKINGHAM — Families receiving federal nutrition benefits will have low-cost access to Discovery Place Kids museums in Rockingham and Huntersville as well as the Discovery Place nature museum in Charlotte.
ROCKINGHAM — When filling out a ballot, voters may notice the office of soil and water conservation district supervisor and wonder: “What do they do?”
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“In Christ alone my hope is found; he is my light, my strength, my song. This cornerstone, this solid ground, firm through the fiercest drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace, when fears are stilled, when striving...
ROCKINGHAM — Each year, Richmond County Schools encourages students to brush up on their artistic skills by holding the superintendent's Christmas card art contest.
HAMLET — One local police department is looking into taking advantage of a presidential proposal to provide funding for law enforcement agencies to purchase body cameras.
ROCKINGHAM — State Sen. Gene McLaurin's term may be nearing its end, but his dedication to protecting the state's water supply from coal ash contamination has never been stronger.
DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A church and community partnership hopes to feed more than 400 families this year during its third annual turkey and gift giveaway on Wednesday.
HAMLET — City leaders showed their appreciation for city of Hamlet employees and retirees during a Christmas luncheon held on Friday.
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