Local News

Local News

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

Monday, 08 April 2019 03:53

Hamlet closing NC 177 for sewer repair

Written by

HAMLET — Residents heading south on N.C. 177 this morning and the rest of the day will have to pick a different route.

MCBEE, S.C. — Two musicians with Richmond County roots and Nashville notes will be sharing a stage for a free concert next weekend.

HAMLET — One of the objectives of Richmond County Ninth Grade Academy’s Student Government Association is to help the local community. And the group of student leaders is coming together this spring to give a helping hand to area students.

HAMLET — Richmond Community College has signed on to a unique co-admissions program with the University of North Carolina-Greensboro to help RichmondCC students move seamlessly into bachelor degree programs.

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Fire Department is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association as they kick off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to raise critical funds to help transform the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.

HAMLET — Jim Quick and Coastline will be bringing their own genre of music known as “Swamp Soul” to the Cole Auditorium for the annual spring Gala on Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 p.m.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Forest Service is urging North Carolina residents to think safety and exercise extra caution when burning materials during the spring fire season. The spring fire season typically runs from March through May, and is historically the time when wildfires are most likely to occur.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging residents and leaders to participate in a brief survey on potential impacts to transportation in North Carolina. The input will be used to help develop and prioritize strategies for NCDOT to proactively address future challenges.

RALEIGH — Under a recently introduced bill, teachers would be directly responsible for using $400 to buy school supplies through the N.C. Classroom Supply Program, but not everyone is sold on the proposal.

ROCKINGHAM— “If a book on customer service could be written, the Haigler brothers should definitely be the authors,” said County Manager Bryan Land as he announced the retirement of longtime Richmond County Airport Managers, Doyle and Sam Haigler to the County Commissioners Tuesday evening.  

Page 150 of 297