Matt Harrelson

Matt Harrelson

In Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Kevin Durant returned to action after being sidelined for a month with a calf injury. The series was heavily in the Toronto Raptors' favor, leading 3-1 at the time, but the Warriors hoped Durant could help lift them to a comeback much like the Cavaliers' comeback in the 2016 Finals.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 14:03

RichmondCC to host yoga class for kids

HAMLET -- All across Richmond County, if there is a yoga class being taught, chances are Ashleigh Arey is in charge.

ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Superior Court Judge Tanya Wallace has served in the field of law for quite some time, and come Aug. 1, that field will be down one less professional.

Wallace announced Thursday morning that she will be officially retiring, effective July 31.

Sports such as boxing and MMA are widely known to be dangerous. 

They can cause permanent injuries that range from ligament tears to more serious ones like chronic traumatic encephalopathy, otherwise known as CTE, which can cause dementia, mood swings, depression and a reduced mental capacity.

Adults know and understand the risks, which is why they should be allowed to participate freely. However, children don't develop their higher reasoning skills until much later in life and can't be trusted to understand the risks.

HAMLET — Although the circus is an event that seems to be fading into history, one night in September will help bring back the nostalgia of 1920s Coney Island.

Wednesday, 05 June 2019 17:27

Hamlet native appears on 'Wheel of Fortune'

CULVER CITY, Calif. — Fans of the long-running show "Wheel of Fortune" may have noticed that a Richmond County native was spinning the wheel and answering puzzles Monday night in Los Angeles.

ROCKINGHAM — Dr. Pharmacy held its official grand opening Wednesday morning, and the emphasis across the board was the continuing growth of Rockingham's downtown area.

Hearing on Memorial Day that Bill Buckner had died struck me oddly. I hadn't thought of him in quite some time, as I'm sure was the case for most people outside of the New England area.

ELLERBE — With summer break starting in June for Richmond County students, the Rankin Museum of American Heritage is giving kids a chance to get their hands dirty.

ROCKINGHAM — Hoptoberfest is one of the most highly anticipated events each year in Richmond County, and with this being the fifth year of the event, it's prepared to be bigger than ever with the move to Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex.

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