Staff Report

Staff Report

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will receive two of 24 generators which “will help North Carolina communities become more resilient in the face of future storms and disasters,” according to a press release from the N.C. Department of Public Safety.

ROCKINGHAM — Strong thunderstorms moving through the area could bring wind gusts as high as 70 mph on Thursday.

ROCKINGHAM — Few details have been released in a fatal incident on the railroad tracks Tuesday morning.

ROCKINGHAM — Those who want to take a shot at local elected office have just a few more weeks to make up their minds.

HAMLET — Police say they found a handgun on a Moore County man with felony convictions in three counties.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Members of the Hamlet Middle School Beta Club will be coming back home as winners.

Richmond County Schools announced late Tuesday that the club had teams place in three events at the National Junior Convention in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The team of Carson Dixon, Carly Leggett, Giovani Gomez, Christi Jacobs and Tyler Berry had the highest of the Hamlet club’s awards with a third-place win in the Technology competition.

Hadley Garner and Ally Moore placed eighth in 2-D Design and the Quiz Bowl team — Garner, Berry, Gomez and Leggett — came in ninth.

The convention ran June 15-18.


ROCKINGHAM — An individual died after being hit by a train late Tuesday morning.

ROCKINGHAM — An East Rockingham man is facing multiple drug charges, accused of selling more than 20 grams of methamphetamine to a confidential informant.

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is facing larceny charges after allegedly breaking into the same place three days in a row.

ROCKINGHAM ― A man is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly setting fire to an occupied home.

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