William R. Toler

William R. Toler

RALEIGH — A bill to help keep North Carolina’s roads clean has cleared its first committee — with a few changes.

ROCKINGHAM — Barbara and Leo McAuley say God led them to Richmond County — and Gary Holt, president of Ol Skool Tribe Riding Club, says God led him to the McAuleys.

Thursday, 22 April 2021 18:26

Crews contain wildfire south of Hamlet

HAMLET — Burning debris led to several acres catching fire on Mount Moriah Church Road Thursday afternoon.

ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday that, due to COVID-19 cases stabilizing and more residents getting vaccinated, he could ease more restrictions on June 1.

RALEIGH — Rep. Ben Moss was one of several Republican members of the N.C. House of Representatives to sign on to a letter urging Gov. Roy Cooper not to institute so-called “vaccine passports.”

Tuesday, 20 April 2021 19:05

First Horizon to close Rockingham bank

ROCKINGHAM — A downtown bank will be shutting its doors in three months.

HAMLET — A week ahead of the countywide Earth Day cleanup, several local firefighters took the initiative to get an early start.

HAMLET — Four Richmond County students were recognized for their participation in the Career and Technical Education program at last week’s School Board meeting — one of whom was awarded a scholarship.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents got rid of quite a few old cans of paint last weekend at the county’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day.

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