Staff Report

Staff Report

Friday, 26 February 2021 17:46

Richmond Observer wins 11 press awards

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Observer staff was honored Friday with nearly a dozen awards by the North Carolina Press Association during the 2021 Editorial and Photojournalism Contest.

HAMLET — Many of Richmond County’s industries will see their insurance rates lowered following a favorable inspection by the N.C. Department of Insurance and the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

HAMLET — A year after receiving a $75,000 rural demolition grant, local officials broke ground Thursday for a second location for one of Richmond County’s manufacturers.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of yet another phone scam.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County teachers rolled up their sleeves Wednesday to take advantage of the COVID-19 vaccine.

ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday announced that he’s easing up on COVID-related restrictions later this week.

Tuesday, 23 February 2021 20:57

44 new COVID cases reported in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — After five consecutive days of reporting fewer than 20 new COVID-19 cases, the Richmond County Health Department announced more than 40.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is one of several that have moved from the critical list on the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services’ COVID-19 County Alert System.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a gas station robbery late Sunday night.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is seeing some of the lowest COVID-19 numbers in months.

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