HAMLET — Richmond County’s two elected members of the North Carolina General Assembly gave local government and business leaders a breakdown of the goings on in Raleigh early Monday during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Breakfast.

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ROCKINGHAM — With each passing year, Hoptoberfest has seen its numbers grow in regards to wing teams, beer and wine vendors, and attendees since its inception in 2015. The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce announced on Thursday that expansion would continue for the festival as it moves out to the Rockingham Speedway this year.

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ROCKINGHAM — In the later months of winter back in 2016, after a conversation with Gene McLaurin, David Stogner and a handful of others got together and created Richmond Young Professionals, a group of like-minded younger people who are entering the workforce. Three years later, and RYP has been a fixture in the community.

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HAMLET — Local business owners had a chance to let loose a little Thursday night for the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Celebration.

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ROCKINGHAM — Mayor Steve Morris said during the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce's ribbon cutting for Advanced Machine Services on Friday that the city received some ridicule when leaders decided to buy land towards the Cordova area to begin an industrial park.

However, he said they knew that the topography was better than it looked on paper, and 10 years later, AMS is one of the newer businesses there reaping the benefits.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County parents working overnights now have a place their kids can stay and remain safe.

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ROCKINGHAM- One word was used by multiple people while describing Hudson Brothers Deli during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning: family.

Although it’s been back in business for nearly two weeks, owner Rex Hudson cut the red ribbon with a giant pair of scissors outside the restaurant and bar surrounded by staff members, local dignitaries and representatives of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce.

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