Staff Report

Staff Report

HAMLET — More than $20 million will be coming to Richmond County for education if Gov. Roy Cooper gets his way.

ROCKINGHAM — One legislator is looking to make the North Carolina Education Lottery pay out more for its intended purpose.

ROCKINGHAM — A band that recently lost a member will not be performing at the inaugural Epicenter Festival.

ROCKINGHAM — Young visitors to Discovery Place Kids will get hands-on engineering experience this month as the museum centers activities on the theme “Maker Madness.”

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.

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