Local News

Local News

Keep up-to-date on the latest news from Richmond County

Thursday, 31 October 2019 16:01

Tornado watch issued for Richmond, other counties

Written by

ROCKINGHAM — Nearly half of North Carolina, including Richmond County, is under a tornado watch until 11 p.m.

RALEIGH — After the Nov. 5 municipal elections, state election officials will randomly select a statistically significant number of precincts, early voting sites and by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in every county.

RALEIGH — The House Appropriations Committee has passed a more than $250-million hurricane relief bill that places a greater emphasis on resilience and disaster mitigation.

RALEIGH — Don’t retire the lottery machines just yet. Experts say the General Assembly may soon enter another round of map redraws.

Thursday, 31 October 2019 01:02

Amber Alert issued for Scotland County 3-year-old

Written by

LAUREL HILL — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing 3-year-old girl.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 17:52

Reunion planned for Rockingham High School grads

Written by

ROCKINGHAM — About six months ago, Jerry McGee had the idea to bring all graduates of the former Rockingham High School together, which has turned out to be quite a task.

ROCKINGHAM — With storms predicted to roll through the area during prime trick-or-treating time on Halloween, there have been some changes regarding planned events in Richmond County.

RALEIGH — Samaritan Colony, a non-profit residential treatment facility for men with chemical dependency, received a boost of support from the SECU Foundation to help facility administrators further their vision of opening a residential substance abuse treatment center for women. 

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 15:02

McInnis appointed to budget committee

Written by

RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis last week was appointed to the Appropriations Base Budget Committee.

HAMLET — A South Carolina man is suspected of stealing a Richmond County band’s equipment trailer over the weekend.

Page 6 of 218