William R. Toler

William R. Toler

ROCKINGHAM — The 11 runners in the annual Special Olympics Torch Run had a surprise participant join them about a mile into the trek.

ROCKINGHAM — As a German-based grocery store chain plans to expand its corporate footprint on the East Coast, it’s closing two North Carolina stores — including the one in Richmond County.

HAMLET — When Alison Juarez Padron sat down to write her speech for Richmond Early College High School’s graduation — her mind went blank. 

The valedictorian for the Class of 2019 told her fellow graduates she had too many things she wanted to say.

HAMLET — Twenty-two students are now ready for a career in the power industry after graduating as the second class of Richmond Community College’s Electric Lineman program.

HAMLET — Fire crews spent five and a half hours Thursday night into Friday morning making sure they extinguished a fire at a century-old home.

ROCKINGHAM — Fifteen Richmond Senior High School students swore an oath Wednesday afternoon to defend the nation.

HAMLET — Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a larceny suspect.

ROCKINGHAM ― State Sen. Dan Bishop will be the Republican candidate in the 9th Congressional District redo election.

Most people go to concerts to hear original music from the bands they love — unless they’re going to see a local cover band.

But even bands with 20-plus years of material will even perform covers.

ROCKINGHAM — Although heavy rain was originally forecast for Sunday, the skies stayed dry for the final day of the inaugural Epicenter Festival at Rockingham Dragway.

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