ROCKINGHAM—On a chilly Thursday morning, around 350 students from area high schools and community colleges gathered at Superior Cranes to learn about a variety of careers that are available in the crane, rigging and specialized-transport industry. 

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Richmond Community Theatre pre…

ROCKINGHAM — As the Richmond Community Theatre wraps up its 42nd season with "The Cemetery Club," director Merrie Dawkins announced Friday on the theatre's Facebook page that the final show... Read more

Preparations made for Richmond…

ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Rockingham VFW Post 4203 Auxiliary spent Thursday afternoon prepping for Saturday’s Memorial Day service. Read more

CASTING CALL: Auditions for 'S…

PEMBROKE — Auditions for "Strike at the Wind!" will be held on Sunday at Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of UNC Pembroke. Read more

Lady Raider Softball Season Re…

ROCKINGHAM — When asked what could be used as a measuring stick to define the 2019 season, Richmond Senior High School head softball coach Wendy Wallace pointed to her team’s... Read more

Richmond County man charged wi…

HAMLET — A man is facing incest charges from incidents alleged to have happened late last year. Read more

Man charged with arson in East…

ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of causing a fire that burned part of one home and melted the siding of another is facing two counts of arson. Read more

UNCP’s Ruohong Wang named 2019…

PEMBROKE — Ruohong “Katherine” Wang, a current SGA senator who is an international student at UNCP, has been accepted into the 2019 Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program. Read more

LETTER: Hamlet officers went a…

To the editor: I just experienced one of the most emotional and heartwarming conversations ever.  Ms. Antoinette Catalano is a disabled female that was traveling home to Tampa Florida, via Amtrak. Ms... Read more

Possible addition of virtual p…

RALEIGH — In North Carolina, at-risk 4-year-olds unable to attend a brick-and-mortar pre-K may soon get a chance to attend virtual preschool. Read more



TOP STORY: Rockingham Police seek driver of a truck used to steal a trailer WEATHER: Not a drop of rain and barely a cloud is expected for the next seven days. SPORTS:... Read more