William R. Toler

William R. Toler

ROCKINGHAM — Tommy Jarrell didn’t know much about public health when he applied for the Richmond County health director position in 1991 — a job he has held since, and will until May 27.

ROCKINGHAM — A man and woman are facing charges after allegedly shooting into a home Wednesday morning.

EAST ROCKINGHAM — Volunteers from Place of Grace Campus spent part of Monday afternoon cleaning up the neighborhood.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has now moved into a new category in the state’s COVID-19 County Alert System as new cases continue to dwindle.

DERBY — With lows expected to drop below freezing the next two nights, Richmond County’s peach crops could be endangered.

ROCKINGHAM — With the weather warming up, more people will be hitting Hitchcock Creek and the Pee Dee River for water-related recreation.

RALEIGH — Richmond County’s state representative has introduced a bill to help residents in rural North Carolina gain better access to broadband internet service.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases remains relatively low, however, federal health officials warn of a potential future spike.

HAMLET — More Richmond County students will be able to learn in the classroom more often but will still have one day of virtual instruction.

HAMLET — Some City Council members question if new vehicles — or at least the specific requested vehicles — are needed by municipal departments. during a budget workshop on Wednesday.

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