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ROCKINGHAM - Now that spring is in full bloom, the Richmond County Special Olympics’ (RCSO) Spring Games are not far off.

SOUTHERN PINES - The Southern Pines Police Department made an arrest on Thursday, April 12th, in conjunction with the murder of an 18 year-old mother-to-be and her unborn child.


WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence will join Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Senator Thom Tillis, Lt. Governor Dan Forest, and other community leaders in Charlotte on Friday, April 20th for a panel discussion on the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

“The average North Carolina family will see an additional $2,000 in their paychecks this year.  Local companies including Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Bank of America, Aquesta, and SteelFab have announced employee bonuses and pay increases as a result of tax reform,” said Congressman Pittenger.

RICHMOND COUNTY - If you are in the market for a good book and/or a baked treat, please take time to visit the local libraries in Hamlet and/or Rockingham on Friday/13th and/or Saturday/14th.

ROCKINGHAM-  Daryl Mason is originally from the state of Florida.  He has spent the last 33 years however, in Richmond County.  “Now when people ask me where I’m from, I tell them Richmond County, I have lived here longer than I lived in Florida,” said Mason.

HAMLET - The April meeting of the Hamlet City Council was relatively straightforward and free of any major issues or debate as needs and requirements were efficiently addressed.


Hamlet - Five students in the Information Technology Program at Richmond Community College helped FerroFab upgrade its IT systems, providing the company with technical support that would have cost between $4,500 and $5,000.

PINEHURST – FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has recently announced that it is one of the first nonacademic hospitals in North Carolina to offer the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump signed the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act(H.R. 1864) into law, which was co-sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09).

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 05:04

The Hive Presents ‘Silhouettes with Clay Rice’

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ROCKINGHAM - The Hive Recreation Center, at 1210 Rockingham Road, will welcome silhouette artist Clay Rice this Thursday, April 12 from 3:00 p.m-6:00 p.m.

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