HAMLET — Outgoing City Manager Jonathan Blanton has agreed to stay on part-time until his replacement can be found.

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HAMLET — Jonathan Blanton is leaving the world of municipal management for academia.

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Sunday, 14 April 2019 20:02

All hail breaks loose in Hamlet

HAMLET — A storm moving through earlier Sunday dropped hail on Richmond County for the second time this weekend.

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HAMLET — An infrastructure repair project should be completed and a major road reopened within the next 20 hours.

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Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:12

Man rescued after Hamlet cave-in

HAMLET — A man had to be rescued Thursday afternoon following a cave-in.

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Monday, 25 February 2019 19:33

Mystery boom shakes East Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — A late afternoon mysterious boom has some Richmond County residents puzzled — and literally, slightly shaken.

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Monday, 25 February 2019 15:41

2 more apply for Hamlet City Council vacancy

HAMLET — Two more people have expressed interest in filling an empty City Council seat, bringing the total number of candidates to five, and one will be chosen Tuesday.

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019 18:43

3 vie for empty Hamlet City Council seat

HAMLET — Three people have thrown their proverbial hats in the ring to fill a city council vacancy and one of them could be sworn in as early as next week.

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019 20:58

Lindsey resigns from Hamlet City Council

HAMLET — In a concise, one-sentence email to Mayor Bill Bayless, Councilman David Lindsey tendered his resignation Tuesday afternoon.  

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Monday, 11 February 2019 10:41

LETTER: Small-town nostalgia

To the editor:

In 1966, my family moved to Hamlet, North Carolina. My father was the terminal superintendent there with the Seaboard Airline Railroad. We came from Savannah, Georgia, and had no idea what to expect.

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