ROCKINGHAM —There will be a variety of events going on throughout the day and into the evening hours Saturday to honor and remember veterans.

Things kick off at 11 a.m. with a Veterans Day service, presented by American Legion Post 147, at Veterans Memorial Park, across from Rockingham VFW Post 4203.

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 ROCKINGHAM – This Saturday, October 7,, will be an important day in Richmond County as Rockingham’s VFW Post 4203 will be hosting its annual charity yard sale.

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Rockingham – Saturday afternoon saw a flurry of bean bags flying, but for a good cause.

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RICHMOND COUNTY – It wasn’t too long ago that the Sandhills region of North Carolina was in need of help from neighboring states when Hurricane Matthew ravaged the eastern seaboard in October, 2016. The storm left a path of devastation and destruction in its wake, leaving millions of people across the state in need of disaster relief. And now the time for Richmond County and the state of North Carolina to step up to the plate has come.

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Richmond County Health Departm…

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Early voting for Republican pr…

ROCKINGHAM — Voters will have a chance to cast their ballots in the 9th Congressional District Republican primary when early voting begins Wednesday. Read more