HAMLET — In a patriotic service to celebrate Richmond County's “everyday heroes,” Dr. Allison Farrah, pastor of First Baptist Church, led the congregation and choir to demonstrate appreciation for those who protect and serve the community on Sunday, July 14.

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ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons on Tuesday presented certificates from the N.C. Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission to three deputies.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s law enforcement community met on the steps of the old courthouse Wednesday morning to remember their fallen brothers in blue.

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ROCKINGHAM — As investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Jay and Terri Childers have seen their share of child abuse cases.

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HAMLET — With less than 48 hours before his retirement, outgoing Police Chief Scott Waters was honored by the community in the Depot’s rotunda Thursday afternoon.

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Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:28

Waters retiring after 28 years with Hamlet PD

HAMLET — After nearly 30 years in law enforcement, Hamlet Police Chief Scott Waters is stepping away from public service.

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We applaud Richmond County’s law enforcement officers who recently went through Crisis Intervention Team training, learning how to better deal with those who may be mentally ill or have developmental disabilities.

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018 16:44

4 Rockingham Officers Promoted to Sergeant

ROCKINGHAM — Four of the city’s “boys in blue” were promoted to the rank of sergeant during a ceremony at city hall Tuesday afternoon.

Chief Billy Kelly said the promotions were based on each officer’s years of service, the amount of training received beyond what’s required, commitment to the community and demonstrating the ability “lead, not just dictate” — all while balancing a family life.

City Manager Monty Crump thanked the family members who were in attendance for the support of their loved ones in law enforcement.

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HAMLET – Eleven cadets completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program at Richmond Community College and were presented with certificates during a ceremony on July 24 at the Cole Auditorium.

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Progressive group calls for Me…

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PINEHURST — With his dream of returning to North Carolina fulfilled, Stephen Davies, M.D., MPH, has joined FirstHealth Heart Services in Pinehurst as a cardiothoracic surgeon, joining Peter Ellman, M.D... Read more

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RALEIGH — If North Carolina bans smokable hemp, hundreds of farmers will lose money on their crops — and faith in their legislators, says Blake Butler, executive director of the... Read more

Richmond Community College off…

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Richmond County Rescue Mission…

ROCKINGHAM — A year after making a land swap with the county, Richmond County’s homeless shelter has received a substantial grant to fund improvements so that it can offer more... Read more

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ROCKINGHAM — A man and his dog escaped a late-night fire without injury over the weekend. Read more



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