Staff Report

Staff Report

CHARLOTTE  — A Richmond County man working as a correctional officer at Lanesboro Correctional Institute has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly smuggling drugs to an inmate, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.

Friday, 01 November 2019 15:19

3 more charged in Ellerbe hemp theft

ELLERBE — Two more men and one woman have been charged in connection to the theft of more than 6,000 industrial hemp plants in August.

Thursday, 31 October 2019 16:53

Hamlet man facing child porn charges

ROCKINGHAM — A Hamlet man is facing a dozen criminal charges for allegedly having child pornography.

ROCKINGHAM — Nearly half of North Carolina, including Richmond County, is under a tornado watch until 11 p.m.

LAUREL HILL — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 3-year-old girl.

ROCKINGHAM — With storms predicted to roll through the area during prime trick-or-treating time on Halloween, there have been some changes regarding planned events in Richmond County.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 15:02

McInnis appointed to budget committee

RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis last week was appointed to the Appropriations Base Budget Committee.

HAMLET — A South Carolina man is suspected of stealing a Richmond County band’s equipment trailer over the weekend.

HAMLET — Barnyard animals and carnival rides await attendees of the annual Richmond County Agricultural Fair starting Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — The N.C. Department of  Public Safety Division of Community Corrections is asking for help in locating a probation absconder.

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