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HAMLET - The Senior Games of Richmond County opening ceremony was held Monday evening, April 16 at Richmond Community College.

Thursday, 19 April 2018 05:05

Early Voting Begins April 19

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ROCKINGHAM-  Early voting begins today (April 19) in Richmond County.  The early voting site is located at the Richmond County Cooperative Extension Office at 123 Caroline Street in Rockingham.

HAMLET - Richmond Community College’s Cole Auditorium was the appropriate scene of a festive yet reverent event on the evening of Saturday, April 14th.

Thursday, 19 April 2018 05:01

Two Vehicles Crash on East Broad Avenue

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ROCKINGHAM - Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Broad Avenue and Walnut Lane on Wednesday afternoon around 4:15 p.m.

GREENSBORO - In the past few months, I have grown to know a lot of people from the Greensboro area. In saying that, the tornado that touched down in Greensboro on April 15 hit home for me.

CHARLOTTE - Do you know that some local students actually compete for an honor that requires at least nine years of service and sacrifice? 

HAMLET - As far back as 1872 the importance of trees has been recognized in the United States.

RALEIGH - Last week, NC Democratic Party Chair Wayne Goodwin stopped in Wayne, Cateret and Craven County on the third leg of the NCDP’s rural listening tour to chat with eastern North Carolinians:

HAMLET - Thanks to the quick and decisive action of the Hamlet Police Department and adjoining law enforcement agencies, two Wadesboro residents had a short-lived visit to Hamlet this afternoon.

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 05:00

Two Vehicle Accident on Mill Road

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ROCKINGHAM - The East Rockingham Fire Department was dispatched around 11:15 a.m. Saturday morning to a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Mill Road and Chalk Road.

On arrival units found that a silver Mercedes sedan had no brakes and collided with a Chevrolet Impala at the intersection.

Both drivers were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Responding: East Rockingham Fire Department, First Health Richmond EMS, and North Carolina Highway Patrol.

The Highway Patrol is handling the investigation of the accident.

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