Staff Report

Staff Report

RALEIGH — Neil Robinette is one of three people recently appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the N.C. Interagency Coordinating Council for Children from Birth to Five with Disabilities.

RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis has been appointed to several committees, and will co-chair three of them, in the upcoming legislative session.

ROCKINGHAM — A national video chain is closing all of its locations across the nation, including one in Richmond County.

HAMLET — The N.C. State Highway Patrol has confirmed details from a fatal wreck near Hamlet early Monday evening that resulted in the death of a Charlotte fireman.

HAMLET — A Charlotte firefighter was killed in a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer Monday in Richmond County, WSOC-TV reports.

HAMLET — Multiple illegal gambling machines were seized from a home early Tuesday morning after police served a search warrant.

HAMLET — A Scotland County man with outstanding warrants was arrested Tuesday morning after showing up for a doctor’s appointment.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Tuesday reported a COVID-related death from the last day of 2020.

ROCKINGHAM — Just because the CARS Tour race has been moved to October doesn’t mean there won’t be racing at Rockingham Speedway this spring.

HAMLET — Traffic is backed up on the U.S. 74 Bypass just west of the Scotland County line following a fatal collision.

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