William R. Toler

William R. Toler

HAMLET — Several Richmond County residents and environmental groups oppose an air quality permit for a proposed biochar plant, and say a state agency should do more modeling to protect public health.

CORDOVA — A team of volunteers from von Drehle spent an hour Thursday morning cleaning up the neighborhood.

ROCKINGHAM — A lot of rubber was laid down on the road course of Rockingham Speedway on Saturday for MB Drift’s season opener.

HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Education could be asking the Board of Commissioners for nearly $275,000 more than it received this year for the upcoming fiscal year.

ROCKINGHAM — The team from MB Drift is excited to be a part of bringing motorsports back to Rockingham Speedway.

ROCKINGHAM — A likely electrical fire brought crews from two departments out to a Thursday morning blaze on Curtis Drive.

RALEIGH — Litterbugs could soon face stiffer fines for strewing garbage along North Carolina roadways.

HAMLET — The city’s incoming police chief is leaving his current post citing an “acrimonious political environment.”

ROCKINGHAM — A group of around 20 animal rights activists stood in front of the Richmond County administration building Tuesday afternoon, calling for changes at the animal shelter — including a new director.

ROCKINGHAM —The Richmond County government may have violated the First Amendment when denying an outspoken animal rights activist a chance to address the commissioners because of perceived threats from 2019.

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