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.

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ROCKINGHAM — The 11 runners in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run had a surprise participant join them about a mile into the trek.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed an early morning fire late last week is being investigated as a possible arson.

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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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Wednesday, 24 April 2019 17:57

Search ends for missing Ellerbe man

ELLERBE — Investigators have called off a search for a man who has been missing since the end of last month.

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ROCKINGHAM — The reported sound of gunfire led Richmond County sheriff’s deputies out to Richmond Senior High School Tuesday morning.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. N.L. Forester was at the Richmond County Health Department Wednesday afternoon taking pills.

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ROCKINGHAM — With gang activity on the rise in Richmond County, one organization is helping to inform residents of the problem.

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ROCKINGHAM ― A high-level county government employee is facing felony prescription drug and fraud charges.

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ROCKINGHAM — In the first week of the new year, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three East Rockingham men on cocaine charges.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service urges everyone to be cautious with fire over the holiday weekend. The lack of rainfall in most areas has increased the probability of wildfires... Read more

Tucker: Blooming Business Expo…

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

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

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

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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