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EAST ROCKINGHAM - An automobile accident in which one driver was injured occurred on Airport Road at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 1st.

HAMLET - Tuesday, February 27th was not a good day for one individual who chose to speed through a school zone in Hamlet at approximately 8:26 a.m. (i.e., school hours).

In light of the team’s recent Super Bowl win, the fans of the Philadelphia Eagles are still in full celebration mode; that energy could be seen and felt all throughout last night’s episode of ABC’s sitcom, The Goldbergs, with featured guest Mike Quick, an NFL Hall of Famer who hails from Richmond County (Hamlet).

ROCKINGHAM – Dr. Rick Watkins, a longtime educator and current assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Wingate University, filed papers with the Board of Elections on Wednesday to run for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners.

ROCKINGHAM - Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Braxton T. Greene was recently awarded his certification for having completed tactical training at the North Carolina Justice Academy.

Wednesday, 28 February 2018 20:42

Yard Fire Spreads Quickly, Damages Barn in East Hamlet

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HAMLET - It was unfortunate for Lauder Quick that the breeze was blowing in the direction that it was late in the afternoon of Tuesday, February 27th.

WEST END -- The Concerned Citizens for Community Action released a news item on Tuesday, February 27, inviting individuals to attend the “Red & Black Attire ‘Who’s Who’” Gala Fund Raiser. 

HAMLET  Richmond County Schools has announced its distinguished honor roll students for grades 10 through 12 for the second nine-week period.
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 12:05

Shots Fired in Hamlet, No Injuries

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HAMLET - On Tuesday, February 20th at approximately 7:45 p.m., Hamlet police responded to a report of gunfire into an occupied dwelling at 716 Taylor Street in Hamlet.

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 10:01

Pee Dee Pregnancy Resource Center Fundraiser

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ROCKINGHAM – Nonprofit organizations depend on donations in order to operate. Fundraising plays a significant role in generating needed funds to sustain ongoing operations. An upcoming opportunity to assist one such organization will occur this week.

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