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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 15:42

24-hour race slated for this weekend at Hinson Lake

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will welcome runners from all over the United States this weekend for the 14th annual Hinson Lake 24-Hour Ultra Classic. 

Published in Local News

 ROCKINGHAM — It may not seem fair to put a Jeep on the same racetrack as Hellcats and Demons, especially a high-performance track like Rockingham Dragway, but Maryland’s Chris Dufresne showed Saturday that today’s Jeep can hold its own with the baddest hot rods on the planet — just as long as there’s a hemi under the hood.

Published in Local Sports

ROCKINGHAM – Clint Wood of Wendell and Colby Marshburn of Clinton were the Super Pro and Pro bracket winners in Sunday’s VWs at the Rock all-Volkswagen drag race and car show at Rockingham Dragway.

Published in Local Sports
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 23:06

Hamlet teen starts race to help needy families

HAMLET — During this time of year marked by the exchanging of presents with friends, family, and neighbors alike, so too spike the campaigns by organizations of all sizes encouraging residents to open their hearts and their wallets to do some charitable giving.

Published in Local News
Monday, 26 November 2018 20:18

COLUMN: Racial politics laid bare

With the Mississippi runoff for U.S. Senate taking place tomorrow, the South and its racial history played prominently in the news this week. A New York Times article this weekend said that Democrats speaking frankly about race risk alienating rural white voters who are already moving toward Republicans. Other articles highlighted Mississippi Republican Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith sending her daughter to a segregationist academy like the one she attended as a girl. Clearly, we haven’t reached the post-racial America envisioned by conservatives like Chief Justice John Roberts.

Published in Opinion