HOFFMAN — One Richmond County legislator is asking the state’s wildlife agency to contribute part of the money it makes off the Sandhills Game Lands in lieu of the lost tax revenue to the county.

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ROCKINGHAM — A reviving landmark in Richmond County could get a multi-million dollar injection from the state if it survives the budget process.

Gov. Roy Cooper has included $8 million for the Rock Speedway and Entertainment Complex in his $25.2 million budget proposal.

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LAURINBURG — Investigators in Scotland County have arrested three men and are looking for three others they say are responsible for a recent regional crime spree.

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RALEIGH — FirstHealth of the Carolinas was honored this week by The North Carolina Healthcare Association with NCHA’s inaugural Healthier Communities Award. The newly-created award recognizes collaborative work by an NCHA member institution to promote health and well-being by addressing an identified need. FirstHealth was recognized for its leadership in the nation’s first implementation of The Daily Mile, an evidence-based physical activity program that originated in the United Kingdom.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority is on the hunt for a new executive director.

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LAURINBURG — The Scotland County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding a missing woman and her infant daughter who investigators say they believe to be in danger.

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ROCKINGHAM — A redo in the 9th Congressional District race would 'greatly impact' the Richmond County Board of Elections, according to Director Connie Kelly.

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ROCKINGHAM — Outages for one of the largest cellular networks could interrupt emergency communications, according to county officials.

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ROCKINGHAM — The upcoming Epicenter music festival will have the largest economic impact of any event ever held in Richmond County, according to County Manager Bryan Land.

During his report to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Land said attendance is “expected to eclipse 90 to 100,000 attendees and the economic impact will be larger than any NASCAR event we have ever hosted.”

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Monday, 03 December 2018 18:28

Richmond County commissioners take oaths

ROCKINGHAM ― Richmond County’s four recently elected — and re-elected― commissioners were sworn in Monday afternoon ahead of the board’s Tuesday night meeting.

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