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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Student-athletes Anderson and …

ROCKINGHAM — There were a lot of late nights and early mornings for a pair of Richmond Senior High School senior student-athletes over the past four years. But with graduation... Read more

Anderson, Cooley open AAU voll…

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Even though the class of 2019 has yet to turn its tassels, fall sports are already getting underway at Richmond Senior High School.  For two... Read more

Ellerbe to host 8th annual fre…

ROCKINGHAM — One of the biggest athletic events of the summer is returning to Richmond County for the eighth straight year, as Dannell Ellerbe’s annual football camp is set to... Read more

Moore Regional Hospital-Richmo…

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond was awarded an "A" grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.  Read more

Rockingham Police seek driver …

ROCKINGHAM — Police are asking for help identifying the driver of a truck in an alleged theft earlier this month. Read more

Lumberton woman arrested on we…

HAMLET — A traffic stop last week led to a Robeson County woman, who already had an outstanding warrant, facing drug and weapon charges in Richmond County. Read more

Guest joins Richmond County of…

ROCKINGHAM — The 11 runners in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run had a surprise participant join them about a mile into the trek. Read more

Proposed tribal casino in King…

RALEIGH — The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation wants to build a $340 million casino in Kings Mountain. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opposes the competition. Most N.C. state... Read more

NCDOT reminds drone pilots to …

RALEIGH — With summer right around the corner, residents and visitors in North Carolina will be taking to the skies in record numbers with their personal drones. Read more

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