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Friday, 14 January 2022 16:21

Goodwin named new NCDMV commissioner

ROCKY MOUNT — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced that Wayne Goodwin has been named as the new commissioner of the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — Communities and all government entities statewide are encouraged to enter this year’s N.C. Department of Transportation Mobi Awards, which honor the state’s best multimodal projects.

Published in Local News

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is distributing more than $143.1 million in State Street Aid to Municipalities, also known as Powell Bill funds, to 509 municipalities statewide.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will offer a Pilot (Escort) Vehicle Operator Certification course on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Hamlet Campus. Class will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 14 January 2019 14:41

McInnis to co-chair 2 NC Senate committees

RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis was recently appointed to several committees, two of which he will serve as co-chairman.

Published in Local News

Richmond swimming returns to c…

LAURINBURG — The Richmond Senior High School boys’ and girls’ swimming teams returned to competitive action for the first time in the new year last Wednesday at St. Andrews University. Read more

Icy roads remain in Richmond C…

HAMLET — Although much of Friday night’s snow has melted, many roads are still in rough shape, leading Richmond County Schools to cancel classes for Monday. Read more

Your Winter Weather Pictures

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Wrecks reported in Rockingham …

ROCKINGHAM — First responders are urging Richmond County residents to stay off the roads as snow continues to fall across the area. Read more

Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — With the possibility of lingering snow, the Richmond County Health Department canceled COVID testing for Saturday — after reporting more than 250 new cases and additional deaths. Read more

COLUMN: Vacation destination d…

About this time each year, my wife and I start thinking about a vacation. I don't know if we are still mentally programmed for winter and want to escape the... Read more

Stay off roads, don't put your…

RALEIGH — North Carolina transportation officials are pre-treating roads from the Piedmont to the coast and urging people in the path of this next round of winter weather to stay... Read more

Richmond County under winter s…

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Richmond County and much of central North Carolina with up to 3 inches of snowfall expected. Read more

Mount Vernon Mills acquiring W…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County textile mill is coming under new ownership. Read more



- Winter storm leads to more cancellations, closings in Richmond County - Missing middle schooler found, returned to mother - Local athletic events postponed Read more