Matt Harrelson

Matt Harrelson

Kemba Walker should leave the lackadaisical Charlotte Hornets for greener pastures this summer.

The Final Four begins Saturday, but before we got to that point, a lot of really talented players destined to go pro had already been knocked out of the tournament. We're left now with Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn — and unless you're a fan of those particular teams, you may be asking yourself, "Who's the best player left in March Madness?"

HAMLET— Allison Story has been the director of the Richmond County Animal Advocates since 2012, and in that time has seen her group help low- and fixed-income families get their pets spayed and neutered when money has been an issue.

HAMLET — Women from Richmond and surrounding counties will have a day all to themselves on Saturday as the fifth annual Ladies Day Out kicks off from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. inside Cole Auditorium on the campus of Richmond Community College.

One hundred and sixty-two games. Six months. A romantic connection unlike any other. Baseball demands the most, yet gives back the most.

Russell Westbrook is one of the most exciting personalities in the NBA. Ever since he entered the association as the fourth pick in the 2008 draft, he has been nothing short of a must-watch player.


HAMLET — The Hamlet Senior Center was jam-packed Thursday afternoon as the 29th annual Richmond County Senior Games were set to begin with the kick-off event from 2 to 4 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM — The female version of "The Odd Couple" kicked off Thursday night at the Richmond Community Theatre to a packed house, both upstairs and down.

HAMLET — Although Richmond County's 29th annual Senior Games won't officially begin until April 29  and run until May 13  the kick-off event will take place beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Hamlet Senior Center.

ROCKINGHAM — The grief process is very personal and quite unique, reads the Richmond County Hospice website, and the bereavement services that Hospice provides help family members adjust to the loss of loved ones.

That process also includes children, and for the 26th year in a row, Richmond County Hospice will hold its Children's Grief Camp on the Camp Haven portion of the campus beginning at 9 a.m. on Thursday.

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