Contributed Story

Contributed Story

Monday, 11 November 2019 15:37

Thomas Connor

ROCKINGHAM — Thomas Allen Connor, 75, passed away Saturday, Nov. 9 at his residence in Rockingham.

Friday, 08 November 2019 19:16

Larry "Keith" Dennis

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Larry "Keith" Dennis, 69, of Myrtle Beach South Carolina, formerly of Rockingham, passed away Wednesday Nov. 6 2019 in Myrtle Beach.

Monday, 21 October 2019 16:57

Helen Hart Braswell

CHARLOTTE — Mrs. Helen Hart Braswell, 77, of Charlotte, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17 2019.

ROCKINGHAM — Brothers John Patrick and Alexander Hutchinson recently returned from St. Petersburg, Russia, where they participated in the International Piano in the Palace Festival, hosted by Russian concert pianist Alexander Yakovlev.

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 16:29

Wendy Snipes

On July 22, 2019, Edwina “Wendy” Wright Snipes, 52, went home to be with the Lord.

ROCKINGHAM — The Redefining and Empowering Adolescent and Community Health Program of the Richmond County Health Department held a Youth Leadership Summit on March 14, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church of Rockingham. 

MARSTON — Seven cadets of the Richmond Senior High School Army JROTC Raider Battalion and a few others conducted a small memorial ceremony and cleaned up around the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion's monument near Lake Kinney Cameron on Saturday — 75 years after eight members of the unit perished in the lake during a training jump.

HAMLET — Gloria Mask knew there was power in presence. 

And she realized that the real power was consistency, showing up and riding the bus to Moral Monday marches in Raleigh; to NAACP executive committee meetings in Richmond County; to Hamlet City Council meetings and the swearing in of the first Black fire chief in Hamlet; protesting a potential poisonous landfill in Richmond County; or calling and writing Sen. Jesse Helms to remove the carcass of the Imperial Chicken Plant in Hamlet in 1992. 

Thursday, 13 December 2018 16:13

Coble named Beta of the Month for December 2018

The December Beta of the Month, Megan Coble, is someone who will help whenever help is needed.

Over the summer, three Richmond Senior High School students were invited by American Legion Post 147 to take part in a once in a lifetime opportunity — to attend Tar Heel Boys State and Girls State.  Boys State and Girls State are weeklong programs that bring people together from all over the state to run an imaginary state-sized government. All the delegates come from different upbringings and lifestyles which leads to quite a diverse crowd.

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