William R. Toler

William R. Toler

ROCKINGHAM — More than 70 Richmond County residents tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the county’s total for January to just 10 shy of the record high set in December.

ROCKINGHAM — A man hired to help schedule family portraits for a fundraiser has been fired after he was reportedly caught on video using profanity and a racial slur.

ROCKINGHAM — For the second time in two years, the Richmond County Animal Shelter is facing penalties from the state.

ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County residents, a student and a teacher, move on to the state finals in their respective categories after being named winners on both the local and district levels through the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Program.

HAMLET — Richmond County students are tentatively scheduled to return to classes the first week of February.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County’s daily COVID-19 case count on Friday was less than half of what it was the previous day.

ROCKINGHAM — Both Richmond County and the state set new records for daily COVID case counts on Thursday.

ROCKINGHAM — As more than 80 North Carolina counties are listed as having critical spread of the coronavirus, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services wants residents to “stay home.”

ROCKINGHAM — The number of new cases and hospitalizations related to COVID-19 both increased on Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has started off the new year with more than 100 new cases of COVID-19.

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