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ROCKINGHAM – Culture builder, team player, and lifelong learner.  These are three character traits that can be used to describe Richmond Senior High School Principal Jim Butler.

Ellerbe - The Ellerbe Downtown Merchants Association has been looking for new ideas to bring people to the small town on the north side of Richmond County. And now it’s looking to one of the area's No. 1 crops for inspiration - strawberries.

ROCKINGHAM – Passed down furniture, questionably valuable collectibles, old clothing that can’t quite be parted with, and relics from years past - all things that people traditionally keep in their storage lockers.  But at 2206 Fayetteville Road in Rockingham, within one of American Storage Company’s largest units, Errol Hood houses something very different. 

RICHMOND COUNTY – The true spirit of Christmas was demonstrated by a local riding organization on Sunday, December 17, when the Ol’ Skool Tribe Motorcycle Club orchestrated a food and clothing giveaway targeting homeless and needy individuals.

HAMLET – Cole Auditorium was the site of an exquisite display of the creative artwork of Richmond County’s multi-talented art students on Tuesday, December 12.

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.

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