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As a writer, you sometimes think, ”Is all this time and research on a book or column worth it?”

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ELLERBE — "Hi, Boss."

That's how Tim White greeted the life-sized photo of his late friend Andre Roussimoff — better known to the world as Andre the Giant — during a private visit to the Rankin Museum of American Heritage on Wednesday.

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Stories and history play a big part of who we are today.

Both are intermingled to make up the very fabric of who we are in our own society. Some stories that are told are as true as the Holy Scripture while others just seem to make our lives more exciting and sometimes we even get a good laugh out of them.

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Thursday, 30 January 2020 19:43

Richmond County towns hoping for HGTV makeover

Richmond County could get some national exposure from a popular television network if one of three towns is chosen for revitalization.

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ELLERBE — One business in Richmond County has been serving the regional farming community for 100 years.

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ROCKINGHAM — Recognition of Richmond County history in the form of roadside plaques has taken place recently, according to Dr. John Stevenson, president of the Richmond County Historical Society.

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ELLERBE — Lightning is suspected of starting a house fire Thursday afternoon.

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Two men are facing charges after allegedly holding up two Dollar General stores in Richmond County on Saturday.

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ELLERBE — With summer break starting in June for Richmond County students, the Rankin Museum of American Heritage is giving kids a chance to get their hands dirty.

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ELLERBE — The second annual Strawberry Festival brought around 2,500 people to Richmond County’s third-largest municipality Saturday, according to organizers.

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