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MAXTON, N.C. – Perhaps jumping out of a perfectly good airplane doesn’t sound like a good time for some. But for several members of Richmond Senior High School’s faculty, there is nothing more exhilarating, and has left the feeling of adrenaline rushing through their bodies.

HAMLET -- With a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21, Richmond County Schools has announced a change in the district's Early College schedule.

HAMLET – Fall semester is officially underway for Richmond Community College as new and returning students began classes Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the main campus in Hamlet and at the Honeycutt Center in Laurinburg.


HAMLET – Richmond County Schools announced this week that Briana Goins, 23, has been named the district's new Public Information Officer.

Local resident and Cole Auditorium director Joey Bennett has informed The Richmond Observer that E. Washington Street in Rockingham is partially closed due to the repair of a pipe under the road. 

On August 15, 2017, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested Joni Kristen McDonald, 27 of McBrothers Drive in Rockingham on several charges.

ROCKINGHAM – Storytellers and historians, J.A. Bolton and Edward Snyder, will oversee the Richmond County Historical Society’s program for the month of August. Bolton and Snyder will be discussing the moonshining business, and the people who ran those operations in Richmond County from the 1700s until the 1960s.

ROCKINGHAM – Pastor Gary Richardson has lengthy experience working with those afflicted by addiction and/or homelessness, having once been affiliated with the Dream Center of Los Angeles.

ROCKINGHAM -- Throughout the month of August, North Carolina Baptist Men (NCBM) will be hosting a series of regional mission rallies across North Carolina.

Richmond County Schools will host the 9th Annual "Stuff the Bus" event on Friday, August 25th, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Walmart in Rockingham.

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