ROCKINGHAM—On a chilly Thursday morning, around 350 students from area high schools and community colleges gathered at Superior Cranes to learn about a variety of careers that are available in the crane, rigging and specialized-transport industry. 

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Magician duo rocks Leath Memor…

ROCKINGHAM — A rock show and a magic show came together as one Monday night as Rockstar Magic performed at Leath Memorial Library. Read more

9th District Congressional sea…

ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District could be left without representation in Washington for a undetermined amount of time. Read more

COLUMN: The strangest loyalty …

Bahia Amawi works as children's speech pathologist for the Pflugerville Independent School District in Texas. Or, rather, she used to work as a children's speech pathologist for the district. After... Read more

Farm assistance extended to De…

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers who suffered hurricane-related losses have two more days to apply for state help. Read more

NCDOT to suspend most road con…

RALEIGH — With a busy Christmas and New Year holiday travel week being predicted, the N.C. Department of Transportation is suspending most road and lane closures on interstates, U.S. and... Read more

Richmond headlines All-SAC tea…

ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s playoffs wrapped up over the weekend, and with their conclusion, the 2018 All-Sandhills Athletic Conference football team was announced. Read more

Raiders' home opener spoiled o…

ROCKINGHAM — Raider Gymnasium was the scene of several slam dunks Monday night as the Richmond Senior High School boys varsity basketball team made its long-awaited home debut against the... Read more

Lady Raiders net season-low in…

ROCKINGHAM — Monday’s matchup for the Richmond Senior High School varsity girls basketball team was deja vu for the Lady Raiders -- but not in the way head coach Teddy... Read more

Hamlet Council approves zoning…

HAMLET — City leaders last week unanimously approved a zoning-change request, allowing an auto-restoration business to open on Raleigh Street. Read more



Dan McCready pulls back concession in 9th Congressional District race as Odds increase for a new election, a Verizon outage may prevent 911 calls, and the Richmond Community Theatre is set... Read more