ROCKINGHAM — One of the county’s largest fall events is switching venues.

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce moved the location for the fifth annual Hoptoberfest, which was originally scheduled to be held at The Rock-Speedway and Entertainment Complex, across the street to Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Pharmacy held its official grand opening Wednesday morning, and the emphasis across the board was the continuing growth of Rockingham's downtown area.

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ROCKINGHAM — Hoptoberfest is one of the most highly anticipated events each year in Richmond County, and with this being the fifth year of the event, it's prepared to be bigger than ever with the move to Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex.

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HAMLET — More than 30 local companies filled the lobby and banquet hall of Cole Auditorium Wednesday for the annual Blooming Business Expo.

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HAMLET — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging local businesses to roll out the proverbial red carpet for visitors in advance of this weekend’s Epicenter Festival.

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HAMLET — Google is coming to Richmond County to help local businesses learn how to reach more customers online.

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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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