GARNER — The holiday "Booze It & Lose It" impaired driving prevention and enforcement campaign, which ran Dec. 14 to Jan. 2, showed a drop in total DWI arrests compared to last year’s campaign.

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Solo shots by Chappell, Ransom…

FAYETTEVILLE — Two first-pitch swings by sophomore duo Payton Chappell and Paige Ransom was all the Lady Raider varsity softball team needed to complete the regular-season sweep of the defending... Read more

Carraway's complete game, 2-hi…

FAYETTEVILLE — A complete game, two-hitter by senior pitcher Cameron Carraway helped the Raider varsity baseball team complete its regular-season sweep over Jack Britt High School Friday night. Read more

Six goal scorers help Lady Rai…

FAYETTEVILLE — Looking to cap off the week with its third win and longest streak of the season, the Lady Raider soccer team overcame a slow start to defeat Seventy-First... Read more

Ellerbe Lions Club cancels Jul…

ELLERBE — For the first time since Lynn McCaskill joined the Lions Club more than 40 years ago, the organization is cancelling its Independence Day activities. Read more

Down syndrome ride to benefit …

ROCKINGHAM — Two days after World Down Syndrome Day, a local club is sponsoring a benefit ride. Read more

Wooden bowls by local carver o…

HAMLET — What began as just a hobby about 15 years after retiring from the railroad has turned into a creative pastime for Richard Pait.   Read more

USDA issues recall on NC pork …

WASHINGTON — Two Brothers Pork Skins, a Kannapolis, N.C. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of pork skin products because the products were produced without meeting the federal requirements to... Read more

County collecting hazardous wa…

ROCKINGHAM — Do you have any old alkaline batteries or cans of latex paint that you need to get rid of? Read more

COLUMN: Book-buying bonanza

A couple of weekends ago, my wife asked me if I wanted to go to one of those big book sales the local library puts on when they realize they... Read more