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Churches are, and always have been, the backbone of rural North Carolina. Places of hope, fellowship, spiritual comfort, they are also often heartbeats of a community, providing food, clothing and other direct aid to their neighbors.

Published in Lifestyle

Another early call this morning for a jump into the tiny village of Angoville au Plain. I mentioned the town the other day when I conducted a recon of the drop zone and visited the church. The 101st Airborne Division was dropped into this place on D-Day in 1944. There were many casualties from both sides in the area and two medics from the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment established a field aid station in the church to treat all casualties. 

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HAMLET — Doors opened at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at King’s Gate Church allowing VIP ticket holders early entrance to meet Christian musician Jason Crabb. 

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Below is a list of Easter festivities across Richmond County this weekend:

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Christians on the left side of the political spectrum pull a clever bait-and-switch to support their calls for socialist government policies.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 18:30

Ashley Chapel Church Fire Deemed Suspicious

ROCKINGHAM — Local, state and federal law enforcement officers are investigating an early morning fire at a Richmond County church.

A Richmond County sheriff’s deputy responded to a call of a fire at Ashley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church on Mizpah Road just before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Chief Deputy Mark Gulledge.

The responding deputy saw smoke coming from the church, pulled to the back of the building and saw a window had been damaged, Gulledge said. He then grabbed the fire extinguisher from his patrol car to keep the flames down.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM – As Richmond County is nestled in the heart of the Southern Baptist Bible belt, Freedom Baptist Church in Rockingham, is excited to announce it will be hosting “Fearless,” an annual youth conference.

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EAST ROCKINGHAM – As the wrath of Hurricane Harvey settles over southeast Texas leaving thousands of people displaced and in need of supplies, Jefferson Park Free Will Baptist Church in East Rockingham hosted its annual blood drive Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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Reef-lined beaches, lush rainforests and reggae music are visions that often come to mind when one thinks of Jamaica. Youth group leaders from Mt. Olive Baptist Church recently gained a different perspective of this island.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 07:45

Church Celebrates 85 Years By Burning Bank Note

ROCKINGHAM - The Church of God of Prophecy in Rockingham celebrated 85 years of ministry the first Sunday in May and burnt its bank note to proclaim itself "free of debt".

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