Matt Harrelson

Matt Harrelson

ROCKINGHAM — Most people are familiar with "The Odd Couple" written by Neil Simon, although some might not know that Simon also wrote a female version of the play a few years later. The Richmond Community Theatre will present the latter for the second time in its history next month.

Bathroom bans are no match for North Carolina's love of basketball. So it's great to see the NBA bring the All-Star festivities back to the Queen City this weekend after HB2. 

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 16:01

Dance Cardio class mixes fitness with fun

ROCKINGHAM — Since September, Dance Sensations has been the home of Mary Kate Lambeth's new Dance Cardio class three days a week to help women and men get into better shape, learn some new moves and have a little fun.

ROCKINGHAM — Mayor Steve Morris said during the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce's ribbon cutting for Advanced Machine Services on Friday that the city received some ridicule when leaders decided to buy land towards the Cordova area to begin an industrial park.

However, he said they knew that the topography was better than it looked on paper, and 10 years later, AMS is one of the newer businesses there reaping the benefits.

It's now less than a week until pitchers and catchers start reporting for Spring Training, and yet two of baseball's biggest stars remain without teams.

ROCKINGHAM — They say the sky's the limit, but that's not the case with StarLab — a portable, inflatable planetarium dome that was on display inside Leath Memorial Library Tuesday. It allows kids to tour outer space or visit a coral reef and anything in between.

There is a meme going around that there are children in the New England area born after Oct. 28, 2018, who have never seen a Boston sports franchise win a world title.

ROCKINGHAM — Instead of heading out of town to visit a planetarium, Leath Memorial is bringing the solar system to downtown Rockingham in the form of StarLab — a portable, inflatable planetarium dome.

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:36

Magician duo rocks Leath Memorial Library

ROCKINGHAM — A rock show and a magic show came together as one Monday night as Rockstar Magic performed at Leath Memorial Library.

ELLERBE — Christmas officially got underway Friday evening in the northern Richmond County town as Ellerbe celebrated its annual Hometown Christmas event.

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