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Wednesday, 08 December 2021 20:56

Christmas parade to light up Hamlet streets

HAMLET — Organizers are hoping for a large turnout for Thursday evening’s Christmas Parade of Lights.

Published in Local News
Monday, 29 November 2021 20:41

Christmas season kicks off in Hamlet

HAMLET — The Christmas season kicked off Monday evening with the annual tree lighting ceremony in the Seaboard City.

Published in Local News
Friday, 05 November 2021 15:58

Hamlet announces schedule of Christmas events

HAMLET — The following is a schedule of Christmastime events in the city of Hamlet:

Published in Local News

HAMLET — For the second consecutive year, the small festival honoring a locally born jazz legend is going virtual.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 20:37

Rockingham, Hamlet, RCC offering vaccine incentives

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s two largest municipalities and the community college are offering financial incentives to employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — As tragic as the 1991 Imperial Foods fire was, Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey said "a lot of good things" came out of it.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Ada Blanchard still has the clothes she wore to work Sept. 3, 1991 — the day of the tragic fire at Imperial Foods that left 24 of her coworkers dead.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Nearly 30 years ago, 25 people lost their lives in the worst industrial disaster in North Carolina history: the Imperial Foods fire.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — One municipality will have one less open seat for the upcoming municipal election than previously thought.

Published in Local News

ELLERBE — The Berry Patch is once again salvaging Richmond County’s Independence Day celebrations.

Published in Local News
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Richmond County Health Departm…

ROCKINGHAM — Despite two COVID testing sites being closed due to weather, nearly 400 residents tested positive over the weekend and two more have died. Read more

NC Medicaid Managed Care contr…

RALEIGH — On Jan. 19, 2022, the North Carolina Court of Appeals granted a request from two insurance providers to voluntarily dismiss appeals of their suit over contracts awarded for... Read more

The Week Ahead: Winter sports …

ROCKINGHAM — Changes have already been made to the start of another week of Richmond Senior High School athletics. Read more

Richmond County Schools on 2-h…

HAMLET — With several secondary roads still icy, students in Richmond County will have a late start on Tuesday. Read more

North Carolina Zoo closes Avia…

ASHEBORO — With recently confirmed cases of avian flu in wild birds found in eastern North Carolina, the North Carolina Zoo is taking the precautionary measure of closing its Aviary habitat... Read more

HAMLET PD: Speedway clerk fire…

HAMLET — A clerk at a gas station that was robbed twice within a week fired several shots at a suspect early Monday morning. Read more

Troxler announces funding avai…

RALEIGH – A total of $38 million is now available for a new program in North Carolina that aims to reduce flooding across the state’s waterways. The N.C. General Assembly... Read more

OPINION: Should felons be able…

Do you think felons should lose their right to vote? If so, do you think they should be able to regain that right after getting out of prison or should... Read more

Buncombe County seeks to join …

ASHEVILLE — The Democrat-dominated Buncombe County Board of Commissioners wants to join the legal fight against North Carolina's new election maps. Read more



- Speedway clerk fires shots at suspect after 2nd robbery in a week - Snow blankets at least 4 inches across Richmond County Read more