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ROCKINGHAM  — While there won’t be any Mustangs racing around Rockingham Speedway this weekend, there will be a few broncos.

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ROCKINGHAM — A South Carolina-based party band will be making its Plaza Jam debut Thursday to start off the city’s annual summer concert series.

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RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC Festival marks its eagerly awaited return to the fairgrounds May 20-22 following a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Antique tractors, a barbecue buffet fundraiser on May 21, North Carolina food products, rides, games, livestock, kids’ activities, music and entertainment will welcome guests back.

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ROCKINGHAM — A country singer released a music video on Friday — shot on location at Rockingham Speedway — as a tribute to one of NASCAR’s most legendary drivers.

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Thursday, 10 February 2022 23:39

COLUMN: Dreams come true on a smaller scale

Since turning 40 last year, I’ve taken the time to reflect on childhood aspirations and where I am in life.

If you had asked me when I was a student at West Craven High School where I thought I’d be in 25 years, an award-winning journalist in Richmond County wouldn’t have been anywhere on my list.

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 WADESBORO — The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro is getting ready for it's holiday production of "An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas" by Todd Wallinger, opening this Friday, Dec. 10.

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PEMBROKE — The Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced its spring 2022 Professional Artist Series. Events are scheduled for January through April and subscriptions can be purchased now. 

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HAMLET — If you remember learning about the Constitution, grammar rules or your multiplication tables through the catchy tunes of the educational TV program "Schoolhouse Rock," then mark your calendars for Sunday, Nov. 14. The childhood favorite turned musical, “Schoolhouse Rock Live!,” will be at the Cole Auditorium for a 3 p.m. matinee show.

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OPINION: Politics and the real…

"Failed gun legislation is the norm," reads the headline at Axios, "after mass shootings like Buffalo tragedy." Further down in the story, we read that an October 2017 mass shooting... Read more

RCS teacher awarded the Bernic…

HAMLET — Richmond County Partnership for Children hosted its first Early Childhood Professional Appreciation Banquet since the beginning of the COVID pandemic on Tuesday, May 17 at Cole Auditorium. Read more

N.C. General Assembly short se…

RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly began the first full week of work on Monday with a slate of committee meetings and eighteen bills already filed. The legislature has fast-track... Read more

Economic impact study shows va…

HAMLET — Richmond Community College is a local college with a big impact. How big? According to a new economic impact analysis, RichmondCC has an $88.2 million impact on Richmond... Read more

Wyke becomes Uwharrie District…

ELLERBE — Lexie Wyke made history this weekend as the first female in Richmond County to attain the rank of Eagle Scout. Read more

SEASON PREVIEW: Hamlet Post 49…

HAMLET — Upgrades have been made to the Hamlet American Legion Post 49 baseball program, both on and off the field, that head coach Chip Gordon believes will lead to... Read more

Southern Pines' Lytch wins Roc…

ROCKINGHAM — Rain brought a premature end to racing in Sunday’s NHRA National Open at Rockingham Dragway, but not before Southern Pines’ Willie Lytch used a .010 package to get... Read more

Jif peanut butter recalled nat…

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is advising people to not eat or serve certain Jif brand peanut butter products that are being recalled due... Read more


ROCKINGHAM — Six Richmond County natives serving overseas in the military will soon be receiving several boxes from home. Read more

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