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Tuesday, 23 November 2021 15:01

OPINON: Shop Local: The gift that keeps giving

“When you prioritize local purchase decisions, you are putting meals on the tables of your neighbors and helping the businesses that sponsor your child’s sports team,” said David Jackson, president of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce. “You are making community in the simplest way possible, while also supporting the unique businesses that make rural North Carolina so special.”

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 13 August 2020 12:17

Gibson appointed to RichmondCC Board of Trustees

HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently welcomed Whit Gibson of Laurinburg to its Board of Trustees. Gibson was appointed by the Scotland County Board of County Commissioners and will serve a four-year term on the board.

Published in Local News

HAMLET — Three employees of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce were recently awarded scholarships at a regional conference.

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 25 September 2017 07:14

Connections After 5: September Meeting a Success

ELLERBE – The grounds of Millstone 4-H Camp were abuzz Thursday night for the latest Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s “Connections After 5” event.  

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM – There is a new way to spell “cleaning” in Richmond County, and it’s  in the form “Covington’s Kleening Service.” The new local business, located at 225 South Hancock Street in Rockingham, was welcomed as a new Chamber of Commerce member during a ribbon cutting ceremony held on-site on Wednesday afternoon. 

Published in Local News
Thursday, 10 August 2017 08:29

Chamber Seeks Board Nominations 

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce Nominating Committee is now seeking nominations for the 2018 board of directors.  Four board seats with three-year terms each are now open. Board Chairman Chuck Cobb has appointed board member Ken Hartley of Therafirm, as the Committee Chair.  Serving with Hartley on this year’s nominating committee are: Neil Robinette of Tri-City, Kenny Melvin of Farm Bureau and, Terry Lewis of Maness Tire, Bruce Hamilton of Duke Energy and Chris Sachs of Sachs Enterprises.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM — Local business owners and community members met Thursday night at Discovery Place in the latest edition of "Connections After Five" at Discovery Place in downtown Rockingham in celebration of the importance of staying connected with others in county.

Published in Local News

ROCKINGHAM -- On Friday, the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand re-opening for Badcock & More Home Furniture. The Chamber of Commerce, store associates, and owners Larry and Nancy Woodall were some of those in attendance. Rockingham Mayor Steve Morris said a few words, providing his wisdom and support for the new owners.

Published in Local News

RICHMOND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA – For the 3rd year in a row, beer and chicken wing lovers will gather in Richmond Plaza Shopping Center for the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Hoptoberfest.

Published in Local News