The Richmond Observer

The Richmond Observer

ROCKINGHAM – November is National Adoption Month, and in North Carolina, there are more than 12,000 15–18 year olds in foster care according to statistics from the Children’s Bureau.

RALEIGH – Grants of up to $1,000 are available from the Martin Luther King Jr. Commission to non-profit organizations or local government agencies wishing to create or strengthen programs that support the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

HAMLET – Richmond County Schools has announced the appointment of Hamlet native Joy Smart as the new Richmond Early College High School (REaCH) principal.

HAMLET – The sun just managed to break through the clouds Monday morning as officials, politicians and assorted dignitaries gathered for an official groundbreaking event at the 125-acre site for the new Enviva wood pellet processing facility on Highway 177 north of Hamlet.

WASHINGTON – Chinese investment in the United States increased more than 900 percent between 2010 and 2016.  Much of this investment was part of a strategic, coordinated, Chinese government effort to target critical American infrastructure.

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved Congressman Robert Pittenger’s (NC-09) bipartisan financial reform legislation.

ROCKINGHAM – November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care.

Monday, 06 November 2017 11:32

WANTED BY POLICE: Maurice Deanthony Steele

ROCKINGHAM – The Rockingham Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in finding a wanted local man for several serious charges.

LAURINBURG – The atmosphere inside Pate Stadium at Scotland High School during Friday night’s Sandhills Athletic Conference was the most hostel and raucous environment the Richmond Senior High School varsity football team has faced all season.

ROCKINGHAM -- A structure fire totaled a building and injured one man Thursday night outside of Rockingham off Hwy 74 on McNair Street.

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