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Thursday, 18 June 2020 13:24

Coltrane mural puts Hamlet 'on the map'

HAMLET —  News of the new John Coltrane mural on the side of the old Hamlet Theatre has spread throughout the world on social media.

Interim City Manager Bill Zell told the City Council Tuesday that artist Scott Nurkin has heard from places as far away as Australia and Japan in regards to the mural, as, apparently, photos have been texted all over the world.

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HAMLET — A downtown, full-wall mural of jazz legend John Coltrane is now complete.

The mural is the first in a planned series by artist Scott Nurkin of musicians born in the Tar Heel State.

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Thursday, 30 January 2020 19:43

Richmond County towns hoping for HGTV makeover

Richmond County could get some national exposure from a popular television network if one of three towns is chosen for revitalization.

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HAMLET — The ongoing beautification project at City Lake received a contribution Friday from the Bowtie for Boys Club at Fairview Heights Elementary.

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Sunday, 04 August 2019 16:15

Body pulled from Hamlet City Lake

HAMLET — Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was pulled from Hamlet City Lake.

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Friday, 26 July 2019 17:39

Hamlet City lake getting a makeover

HAMLET — A major clean-up effort around City Lake got underway Friday.

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ELLERBE — Lightning is suspected of starting a house fire Thursday afternoon.

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Friday, 14 June 2019 16:41

The Rock cancels July 4 fireworks show

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will have one less fireworks display on Independence Day.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 17:27

Hamlet native appears on 'Wheel of Fortune'

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Fans of the long-running show "Wheel of Fortune" may have noticed that a Richmond County native was spinning the wheel and answering puzzles Monday night in Los Angeles.

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HAMLET — Outgoing City Manager Jonathan Blanton has agreed to stay on part-time until his replacement can be found.

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