Staff Report

Staff Report

HAMLET — Two wildfires burned about 40 acres on County Home Road over the weekend.

ROCKINGHAM — Fresh off the heels of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest COVID-19 guidelines, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that he would lift the months-long mask mandate — for residents who are fully vaccinated.

ROCKINGHAM — The team for MB Drift is gearing up for the season’s second competitive event on Saturday.

ROCKINGHAM — City residents won’t see a property tax increase this year, but several fees could go up.

ROCKINGHAM — As executive director of the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority, it’s Meghann Lambeth’s job to bring in visitors.

ROCKINGHAM — Colonial Pipeline announced Wednesday afternoon that operations of its line hacked late last week resumed at 5 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM — For the first time in more than a month, there are no Richmond County residents currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

ROCKINGHAM — Investigators with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office say a man gave a child a drink laced with anti-anxiety medication.

ROCKINGHAM — A man and woman are accused of trafficking in crack cocaine following a chase with police last week.

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