Staff Report

Staff Report

HAMLET — Crews battled a wildfire on the state line over the weekend for roughly 17 hours.

Friday, 27 March 2020 17:19

Which businesses are 'essential?'

While state officials encourage companies to have employees work from home, there are several “essential businesses” that are exempt from Gov. Roy Cooper’s stay-at-home order, which goes into effect at 5 p.m. Monday.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County does not have a curfew, according to local officials.

ROCKINGHAM — The search is on for a Richmond County woman family members say has been missing for nearly a week.

ELLERBE — Two more schools paraded through their districts Wednesday morning, following the lead of L.J. Bell Elementary.

RALEIGH — North Carolina schools will be closed until at least May 15 and the mass gathering limit has been lowered to 50.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has released more details in a Saturday afternoon homicide investigation.

ROCKINGHAM — A man is being held in the Richmond County Jail on an open count of murder.

ROCKINGHAM — Law enforcement officials are so far staying quiet about an investigation at the Shell station on U.S. 74 Business.

Thursday, 19 March 2020 19:29

Ellerbe Strawberry Festival canceled

ELLERBE — Add the Strawberry Festival to the growing list of canceled events in Richmond County.

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