Friday, 14 June 2019 16:41

The Rock cancels July 4 fireworks show

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will have one less fireworks display on Independence Day.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 17:27

Hamlet native appears on 'Wheel of Fortune'

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Fans of the long-running show "Wheel of Fortune" may have noticed that a Richmond County native was spinning the wheel and answering puzzles Monday night in Los Angeles.

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HAMLET — Outgoing City Manager Jonathan Blanton has agreed to stay on part-time until his replacement can be found.

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HAMLET — Jonathan Blanton is leaving the world of municipal management for academia.

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Sunday, 14 April 2019 20:02

All hail breaks loose in Hamlet

HAMLET — A storm moving through earlier Sunday dropped hail on Richmond County for the second time this weekend.

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HAMLET — An infrastructure repair project should be completed and a major road reopened within the next 20 hours.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:12

Man rescued after Hamlet cave-in

HAMLET — A man had to be rescued Thursday afternoon following a cave-in.

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Monday, 25 February 2019 19:33

Mystery boom shakes East Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — A late afternoon mysterious boom has some Richmond County residents puzzled — and literally, slightly shaken.

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Monday, 25 February 2019 15:41

2 more apply for Hamlet City Council vacancy

HAMLET — Two more people have expressed interest in filling an empty City Council seat, bringing the total number of candidates to five, and one will be chosen Tuesday.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 18:43

3 vie for empty Hamlet City Council seat

HAMLET — Three people have thrown their proverbial hats in the ring to fill a city council vacancy and one of them could be sworn in as early as next week.

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UNCP senior ready to shine at …

PEMBROKE — Bryana Carrington, a senior at UNC Pembroke, will be among the 42 contestants vying for the Miss North Carolina crown on Saturday.  Read more

Warrant: Sex offender fled fro…

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is accused of failing to registering as a sex offender. Read more

County awarded emergency gener…

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will receive two of 24 generators which “will help North Carolina communities become more resilient in the face of future storms and disasters,” according to a... Read more

Grad student promoted as Wilmi…

PEMBROKE — After a ride-along with a Wilmington police officer in 2000, Alejandra Sotelo was hooked. “I knew this was exactly where I wanted to be,” said Sotelo, who was an... Read more

Richmond County awarded $21.5K…

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.  Read more

RichmondCC celebrates graduate…

HAMLET — Over 100 people earned a high school diploma through Richmond Community College’s adult education programs this past year. The College held a special graduation ceremony Tuesday night at... Read more

National Weather Service: 70 m…

ROCKINGHAM — Strong thunderstorms moving through the area could bring wind gusts as high as 70 mph on Thursday. Read more

Bill allowing beer and wine at…

RALEIGH — House Bill 389, which would open the way for universities to sell beer and wine at college sporting events, is awaiting a signature from the governor. Read more

Cooper, NCGA leaders still at …

RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper finally sat down with Republican legislative leaders Wednesday, June 19, less than two weeks before the end of the fiscal year, to negotiate a... Read more



INTERVIEW: Donnie Butler and Kristina Leyden on an upcoming benefit ride for Richmond County Hospice. TOP STORY: Victim's name and CSX statement is released in Rockingham train fatality WEATHER: High winds are... Read more