ROCKINGHAM — The roar of bikes filled John Street Sunday afternoon as they pulled out onto  U.S. 74 Business during a ride which raised around $4,000 for the Richmond County Rescue Squad. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Roger and Tammy Messer, owners of Crossroads Saloon, are gearing up for a weekend ride to benefit their niece, who was left paralyzed following a wreck earlier this year.

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ROCKINGHAM — A group of Richmond County motorcycle riders will be hosting their first fundraiser this weekend, with proceeds benefiting Richmond County Hospice.

The Independent Riders of Richmond County are hoping for other riders to join them Sunday in a run across the Sandhills to help an organization that has helped some of the group’s members and their families with end-of-life care.

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ROCKINGHAM — For more than 30 years, motorcycle riders from across the nation have descended on the nation’s capital on Memorial Day weekend for Rolling Thunder to bring awareness of those in the military who were declared prisoners of war or missing in action.

One Richmond County veteran, teacher and photographer has participated in the event twice, including this past weekend.

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ROCKINGHAM — A benefit motorcycle ride on Saturday raised $5,000 to help children with special needs.

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ROCKINGHAM — A group of Richmond County motorcycle riders raised more than $5,000 last month for the Andy’s Foundation.

On Wednesday, Chris Cox of Ol Skool Tribe Riding Club presented a check for $5,042 to J.R. Cottle of Hwy 55 in Rockingham following a ride on Sept. 22.

Cox said this was the second time Ol Skool Tribe has made a charitable run for the Foundation.

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LAURINBURG – Veteran’s Day is a time to recognize local military members. But it’s also a time to celebrate their accomplishments, while also saying “thank you.”

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