Local News

Local News

Keep up-to-date on the latest news from Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s low daily case count didn’t last long.

The Health Department reported 63 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday — up from just six the day before — making it the third-highest reporting day the county has had since the first case was reported in April.

HAMLET —  Police have identified the man they say is responsible for a break-in and larceny at a local metal fabrication facility.

RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced beginning Jan. 4, households can apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program and the Crisis Intervention Program online at www.epass.nc.gov.

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in more than a month, the Richmond County Health Department reported fewer than 10 cases of the coronavirus.

HAMLET — Singer/songwriter Edwin McCain recently recorded a Cameo video honoring late Richmond County first responder Don Paul.

Monday, 28 December 2020 14:02

Burkes Outlet coming to Richmond Plaza

Written by

ROCKINGHAM — A new store is coming to Richmond Plaza to fill part of the vacant property left by the recent closing of J.C. Penney.

ROCKINGHAM — More than 30 Richmond County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus and one has passed away since Tuesday’s update.

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas began vaccinating frontline health care workers against COVID-19 on Wednesday at its hospital campuses in Richmond and Hoke counties, and workers at Montgomery Memorial Hospital will begin receiving shots in the coming days.  

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently received approval to use federal matching funds to expand services for the evidence-based early childhood program, Reach Out and Read. Research shows that children who Reach Out and Read have improved literacy and language comprehension, and clinics have improved patient-clinician relationships and well-child visit attendance. This partnership with Reach Out and Read is one of the first in the country among Medicaid programs.

RALEIGH — Bar owners from six counties across North Carolina are going to court to challenge the governor’s executive orders shutting down their businesses. Their lawsuit seeks to have a key piece of the state Emergency Management Act declared unconstitutional.

Page 10 of 345