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ROCKINGHAM – Emergency crews were dispatched to a three-vehicle collision Monday afternoon at 5:10 p.m. to the intersection in front of the Murphy Gas Station at the entrance to the Wal-Mart shopping plaza.

RALEIGH – Last week, a three-judge federal panel struck down a North Carolina congressional district map, making it the first time in the nation’s history such action has been taken over political gerrymandering.

ROCKINGHAM – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Department announced the arrests of two persons in relation to an armed robbery in the Cordova area.

MONROE, N.C. – New days are on the horizon for Union County’s Department of Social Services as it announces its new director set to start next month. And it begins with a Richmond County native.

PINEHURST– Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC) has recognized FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

ELLERBE – It is amazing how sometimes things in life can go almost exactly as planned. But sometimes, life decides to throw a curve ball, and even the best laid plans strike out.

HAMLET – The City of Hamlet Public Works Department personnel were able to quickly repair a major water main break Thursday morning in the Pinecroft area.

Friday, 12 January 2018 00:09

Richmond County Crime Report

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Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

HAMLET – The Hamlet Police Department reported the arrest of Devon “Tiger” Stanback, 42, of 309 Hood Street in Rockingham, subsequent to a traffic stop at Northside Circle B in Hamlet on January 3. 

ELLERBE, N.C. – The Sandhills AGInnovation Center is a facility owned by Richmond County, providing marketing assistance to produce farmers in the region.

ROCKINGHAM – On Tuesday, January 16, the Richmond County Photography Group (RCPG) will present its annual exhibit along with a reception for the community.

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