Displaying items by tag: NC Highway Patrol

Friday, 06 September 2019 17:19

Rockingham man airlifted to Chapel Hill after wreck

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man was airlifted early Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle crash.

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In a constitutional Catch-22, a divided N.C. Court of Appeals panel agrees motorists have a First Amendment right to flip the bird, but contends traffic cops can detain you for it anyway. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

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ELLERBE — More than a dozen current and former State Troopers came out to honor a former Highway Patrol commander who had a bridge dedicated in his honor Monday.

The Millstone Road overpass bridge, which crosses over Interstate 73/74, now bares the name of the late Col. Jack Cardwell, who once called Ellerbe home.

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ELLERBE — Another overpass bridge is being dedicated to a Richmond County native with a record of service to the state and nation.

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018 14:25

Hamlet woman dies in collision with logging truck

ROCKINGHAM — A late-morning collision with a logging truck left one woman dead Tuesday.

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RALEIGH — NCDOT’s Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding drivers this Thanksgiving week about their responsibility to buckle up when behind the wheel.

Law enforcement will be out patrolling North Carolina roads as part of the Thanksgiving ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign, underway Monday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 25.

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COLUMN: Logging timber yesterd…

In the last few weeks, I’ve been having my timber clear-cut. It’s been about 20 years since it was cut. Up until then most of our farm was in cultivation. When you... Read more

All systems go (for now) in pl…

RALEIGH — Planning for the N.C. State Fair is under way, even as things remain uncertain because of COVID-19 and Gov. Roy Cooper’s lockdown orders. Read more

COLUMN: Change needs to come f…

As a white person in this country, it is difficult to truly understand what persons of color face daily. I am sharing my thoughts on the world today. Before I... Read more

Cooper signs executive order t…

RALEIGH — (Thursday), Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 143 to addresses the social, environmental, economic, and health disparities in communities of color that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19... Read more

Golden LEAF Foundation awards …

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Economic Development is proud to announce the award of $1.5 million from the Golden LEAF Foundation toward the extension of a wastewater line. This grant, combined with a... Read more

Bill would make it easier for …

RALEIGH — Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina. The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads... Read more

Town Creek Indian Mound reopen…

MOUNT GILIEAD — Town Creek Indian Mound announced on Facebook Thursday that it will open to the public Friday June 5. Read more

Police chief thanks Rockingham…

ROCKINGHAM — With Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order keeping gyms and fitness centers closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, all but one in Richmond County has played by the rules. Those that... Read more

Rockingham J.C. Penney one of …

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Plaza will soon be losing a large tenant. J.C. Penney announced Thursday the Rockingham location would be one of the 154 stores closing as part of a “store... Read more

TOP STORY: Rockingham J.C. Penney one of 5 N.C. stores to close Read more