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HAMLET – Inspired by double tragedies in her family, Danielle Diggs fosters hope and optimism where others might be hesitant to believe in such. 

EAST ROCKINGHAM – Late last week, East Rockingham Fire Department battled a structure fire off of Battley Dairy Road.

RICHMOND COUNTY- In the last 18 months, Richmond County has received in excess of $15 million in grants to benefit local citizens and businesses in the community.

Silver Alert Issued for Missing Woman; Found In Good Condition

ROCKINGHAM – What started out as a leisurely stroll along Hitchcock Creek in Rockingham quickly became a situation of urgency on Sunday, December 17.

HAMLET – Jenna Stables was all set to celebrate her eighth birthday on Friday, December 15, but she probably never expected the gift that she ultimately received, nor could she have known that Santa Clause himself would have a hand (literally) in the process of making the delivery.

HAMLET – First responders were busy in Hamlet Thursday night, as emergency crews with Hamlet Fire Rescue were dispatched at 8:10 p.m. to the intersection of Highway 74 and Highway 177 near the Hardees restaurant.

Crash at Airport and Mizpah Roads Sends One Driver to Local Hospital

EAST ROCKINGHAM – At 6:05 p.m. Thursday, local emergency crews were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Airport and Mizpah roads.

ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department filed charges against a female who was allegedly in possession of controlled substances while visiting an inmate at the jail.

EAST ROCKINGHAM – Fire personnel was notified at 11:29 p.m. Wednesday night to 612 Airport Road at the location of Direct Pack with possible smoke and fire.

HAMLET – Richmond Community College has announced its honor lists for the Fall 2017 Semester.

The President’s List identifies students who earn an “A” in all courses and have a 4.0 grade point average while carrying 12 or more semester credit hours (not including developmental courses) in a degree or diploma program.  

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