ROCKINGHAM — Sgt. Marcus Ricks was recognized at Tuesday’s City Council meeting form completing the Tactical Training Certificate Program at the N.C. Justice Academy.

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Richmond County man accused of…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man who has several already pending felony drug charges had more added following his arrest last week. Read more

NCDOT awards interstate resurf…

RALEIGH — State transportation officials recently awarded a contract that will improve driving conditions along sections of I-73/74 in Montgomery and Richmond counties. Read more

5 companies complete Green Bel…

HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently held a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification class for employees from five different companies from Richmond and Scotland counties.  Read more

Lawmakers won’t release budget…

RALEIGH — Legislative leaders are calling Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget bluff. Read more

Richmond lands 4 on All-Distri…

ROCKINGHAM — Like it does every summer, the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association released it All-District teams late last week. And for the second year in a row, the Richmond... Read more

Hayden scores eventual gold me…

CHARLOTTE — Although he was playing at Queens University over the weekend in the Powerade State Games of North Carolina, Lee Hayden and the South team were the kings of... Read more

Top Sports Stories No. 2: Rich…

ROCKINGHAM — As the Richmond Observer’s sports department’s annual countdown of the top 10 sports stories of the 2018-19 school year nears its top spot, the Richmond Senior High School... Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

ROCKINGHAM — Two inmates who escaped from Morrison Correctional Institution on Monday are facing additional charges for an alleged break-in while on the run. Read more

Westmoreland outlasts Tolliver…

ROCKINGHAM — In a classic final round showdown, Logan Westmoreland of Greenwood, South Carolina, outran Cobi Toliver of Piney River, Virginia, to win Saturday’s $3,500 top prize in the inaugural... Read more



TOP STORY: Two escape from Morrison Correctional in Hoffman WEATHER: Partly cloudy skies are expected for tomorrow, but thundersotrms could roll in later this week. SPORTS:Current and former players help develop future... Read more