The Richmond Observer

The Richmond Observer

ROCKINGHAM – One of the MLK Day Celebration Foundation Committee’s longest-running events emanated from downtown Rockingham on Saturday: the annual MLK Day weekend parade.

ELLERBE, N.C. – The Sandhills AGInnovation Center is a facility owned by Richmond County, providing marketing assistance to produce farmers in the region.

HAMLET – The Alzheimer’s Association, along with Richmond County Department of Social Services, Richmond County Aging and Lumber River Council of Governments will be hosting a training on “The Basics” on Thursday, February 8, from 9 to11 a.m. at the Cole Auditorium, located on Richmond Community College’s campus.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Federal judges ordered the North Carolina General Assembly to reconfigure its 13 congressional districts on Tuesday, striking down what many are referring to as gerrymandering.

RICHMOND COUNTY – The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally-funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.

As the battles for Congress heat up, supporters of candidate Dr. Mark Harris (R-9th District) submitted the following letter:

Monday, 08 January 2018 17:32

LIVE AT 5 (Monday, Jan 8)

LIVE AT 5 (Monday, 1/8/18): Church fire deemed suspicious and turned over to SBI, Sheriff’s Department looking for a Christmas Eve break-in suspect, and the MLK Day Celebration Foundation Committee is in studio to talk about the upcoming weekend schedule of events to honor Dr. King’s legacy. All that and more on tonight’s edition of Richmond County’s nightly news.

ROCKINGHAM – Good Morning Sandhills, the flagship morning program owned and produced by The Richmond Observer, will debut on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.

HAMLET – St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 311 Marlboro Street, is continuing its celebration of the birth of Christ in a Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 31, at 11 a.m.

The following is an opinion submission compiled by local Pastor James Brigman and Alexei Laushkin of Herndon, Va.

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