Staff Report

Staff Report

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons has issued a statement regarding the situation in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where George Floyd died after being held down by three police officers, one of whom kept his knee on Floyd's neck even after Floyd loss consciousness.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s Class of 2020 graduates and their families will do a lap around the historic Rockingham Speedway next month in a special parade.

ROCKINGHAM — Rain began falling early Wednesday and more is expected throughout the weekend as the second named tropical system made landfall.

HAMLET — Deputies swarmed the area around the Richmond County Fairgrounds last Thursday looking for a jump-and-run suspect.

ROCKINGHAM — The second concert of the city’s Plaza Jam summer series has been canceled as a result of restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic.

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Fire Department responded to 21 calls in the wake of last Friday’s afternoon thunderstorm.

ROCKINGHAM — One local retailer found a unique way to honor the fallen this Memorial Day.

Thursday, 21 May 2020 13:18

Hamlet hires new city manager

HAMLET — Matthew Christian won’t have far to move for his next job.

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of south central North Carolina, including Richmond County.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is being held in the Richmond County Jail on more than 25 child-pornography related charges.

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