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ROCKINGHAM—  The Rockingham Police and Fire Department partnered this week to provide a better understanding of law enforcement and fire safety to 61 young cadets.

Children from 11 to 17-years-old attended classes throughout the week, where they learned the importance of traffic laws, fire department operations, and even crime scene investigations.


HAMLET — The Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Richmond County Public libraries is giving children the opportunity to soar through the gift of books and presentations, along with ideas to build a better world.

By now most of us here in Richmond County have heard about Pastor James Brigman who lives in Rockingham and is walking to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness. The Brigman’s daughter, Lauren Faith is 9-years-old but at birth, only weighed a little over a pound. This required her to have constant care and left her in a fragile state for the rest of her life.

Thursday, 13 July 2017 07:14

Allen Adeimy Fitness: Revamping Kids Fitness

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ROCKINGHAM — In a day and age when our society is extremely health conscious and centered on personal wellness, the focus of children's wellbeing may be the most important. And for Richmond County native Allen Adeimy, it all starts with introducing youngsters to a healthy lifestyle.

HAMLET -- The Hamlet City Council held its July meeting Tuesday night at council chambers located at 201 Main Street in Hamlet.

In the first city council meeting since the cancellation of the Fourth of July events, constituents and city employees filled the chambers to hear a variety of reports of the city's well-being. In an atmosphere that can be defined as "calm, cool and collected," the council was readily prepared to discuss last week's holiday events.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 06:44

Deep Impact: To Know Christ and to Make HIM Known

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ROCKINGHAM—There’s a deep impact happening in various communities throughout Richmond County and it is flowing directly from First Baptist Church of Rockingham. Under the direction of Debbie Holloway, First Baptist Church is one of many sites that houses the youth participants from congregations of various North Carolina baptist churches for the Deep Impact Mission camp.

RICHMOND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA – For the 3rd year in a row, beer and chicken wing lovers will gather in Richmond Plaza Shopping Center for the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Hoptoberfest.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 09:24

Rockingham Rotary Club Hosts Rotary Governor

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ROCKINGHAM -- Scott Van Der Linden, Governor of District 7680 was in attendance at the local Rockingham Rotary Club's meeting Monday July 10th.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 09:12

Community Home Care & Hospice: Extending Beyond the Home

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ROCKINGHAM—When a patient passed away two short weeks ago, one of the largest hospice providers came together to see how they could grant their last wish.

ROCKINGHAM— According to a NC Highway Patrol report, two Richmond County residents are recovering from injuries sustained in a head on traffic collision that occurred early morning on Wednesday, July 5.

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