Amy Guinn

Amy Guinn

HAMLET — In an unusual start for a freshly sworn City Council member, Councilman Terry Moore took his seat and swapped his official name plaque with one that read “The Citizens of Hamlet.”

HAMLET — City Councilman Eddie Martin got a surprise at Tuesday night’s meeting when he was honored with a scholarship in his name.

HAMLET — October signals it’s time for the annual Seaboard Festival.   

HAMLET — Residents with commercial vehicles will have to find somewhere else to park their rigs since they're no longer be allowed to park within the city limits.

HAMLET — Scotland County artist Stuart Carmichael completed the mural near the Hamlet Senior Center on Wednesday, with a last-minute addition featuring the likenesses of late City Council member Joe Robinson and his grandchildren, according to City Manager Jonathan Blanton.

HAMLET — Improvements to Memorial Park could lead to the return of American Legion baseball.

HAMLET — Wondering where your next meal is coming from is not a concern a child should have and if the BackPack Pals of Richmond County continue to have funding, no local school-age children will have that concern.  

HAMLET —The newest City Council member, Joe Robinson, was ceremonially sworn in Tuesday in front of family members at the monthly meeting.  

HAMLET — After having served eight years on the City Council, Johnathan Buie resigned his position Tuesday evening citing a work transfer to Nashville as his reason for leaving his seat.  


ELLERBE — The Richmond County Historical Society will hold an Open House at the Bostick School from 2-5 p.m. Sunday.

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