Staff Report

Staff Report

ROCKINGHAM — The frontman for a band scheduled as one of the top three headlining groups for the inaugural Epicenter Festival has died.

ROCKINGHAM — Three area gospel groups are coming together this weekend for a benefit concert to help a local fireman.

LAURINBURG — The fifth of six suspects wanted for multiple crimes spanning at least five counties in two states has been apprehended.

ROCKINGHAM — The schedule for the upcoming special election for the 9th Congressional District should be known by next week.

HAMLET — One substitute won’t be filling in for Richmond County teachers any longer.

ROCKINGHAM- The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority has hired Derby native Meghann Lambeth as its new executive director.

HAMLET― Only one first sergeant is coming to the local Highway Patrol station, contrary to information sent with a press release.

HAMLET ― The N.C. State Highway Patrol office is getting two new first sergeants following a promotional ceremony.

ROCKINGHAM — A Scotland County man facing multiple felony charges related to break-ins is wanted for jumping bail.

HAMLET — A man is still on the run nearly a month after a warrant was issued for his arrest for allegedly stealing from his mother.

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