William R. Toler

William R. Toler

HAMLET — For the third time in five years, there will be no fireworks exploding over the Seaboard City.

HAMLET — Students at Richmond Senior High School will have the opportunity to take several new courses starting next year.

HAMLET — Future teachers who get their start at Richmond Community College now have a private school option to earn their bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate.

HAMLET — The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Division of Air Quality has granted a synthetic minor air quality permit to a company that plans to create biochar from discarded railroad ties.

ROCKINGHAM — All Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Richmond County have been canceled until further notice after a pause was recommended by federal health officials.

ROCKINGHAM — More than 5 tons of garbage was picked up from Richmond County roads during March, according to the solid waste report.

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.

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