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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 and Scotland counties, which is equivalent to supporting 1,613 jobs in this region.

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ROCKINGHAM — Mark Gulledge will remain sheriff of Richmond County.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than eight tons of garbage were picked up from Richmond County roadsides in April, with combined efforts from the Solid Waste Department, the N.C. Department of Transportation and volunteers from the community.

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ELLERBE — A high school team from Stanly County and a middle school team from Surry County took top honors at the 2022 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on April 30.

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HAMLET — The family of James E. Clemmons Jr. unveiled a sign bearing the name of the late Richmond County sheriff in a bridge-dedication ceremony at Cole Auditorium on Monday.

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ROCKINGHAM — As Autism Acceptance Month draws to a close, one local manufacturer made a donation to a group that helps provide resources to Richmond County families of children on the spectrum.

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HAMLET — A police officer was honored this week for the initial traffic stop that helped investigators from four departments in three counties identify suspects in a string of robberies.

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WIND BLOW — In the early 1920s, Charlie Howard Bynum and his wife, Onis, made the roughly 100-mile trek eastward from Lincoln County to the Sandhills of Northern Richmond County to start a new life.

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SOUTHERN PINES — A Richmond County business leader has been honored for his achievements by a publication in a neighboring county.

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ROCKINGHAM — Workers with the Richmond County Solid Waste Department picked up four fewer bags of trash in March than in February.

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Lutz, Nechvilova earn first Al…

ROCKINGHAM — A pair of Lady Raider soccer players were selected to this year’s All-Sandhills Athletic Conference team. Read more

Sandhills Center announces Jun…

WEST END — The Family Support and Community Collaboration Programs are funded by Sandhills Center and conducted through a contract with North Carolina Families United. The programs support families of... Read more

Hamlet High School grads celeb…

HAMLET — More than 350 former students, staff and spouses celebrated the 100th anniversary of the former Hamlet High School this past weekend. Read more

N.C. Senate bill looks to help…

RALEIGH — Hemp growers and retailers in North Carolina may be helped by a provision in a Senate bill that was discussed in Senate’s Agriculture, Energy, and Environment Senate Standing Committee... Read more

OPINION: Governor’s office mus…

As most voters have shown they understand, Roy Cooper has been one of the best governors in modern North Carolina history. He’s a skilled lawyer, pragmatic politician, and a caring... Read more

N.C. Parents' Bill of Rights h…

RALEIGH — A “Parents' Bill of Rights” will get its first discussion in committee Wednesday morning in the N.C. Senate. Senate leaders in the N.C. General Assembly outlined the measure... Read more

Richmond County Sheriff's Offi…

ROCKINGHAM — Two men are charged with murder in connection to homicide last week in the Little Philadelphia community. Read more

Wallace becomes 8th RSHS stude…

ROCKINGHAM — Another student-athlete at Richmond Senior High School signed her letter of commitment on Tuesday. Read more

Hamlet Police charge 18-year-o…

HAMLET— A teen already facing robbery and attempted murder charges is accused in another recent robbery. Read more

- Richmond County Sheriff's Office charges 2 in Little Philadelphia murder - Hamlet Police charge 18-year-old in robbery - Riggins shreds to win at Rockingham Speedway for MB Drift's first comp of... Read more