William R. Toler

William R. Toler

ROCKINGHAM — Capt. Jeff Starling was sitting in his patrol car completing paperwork Thursday when he noticed an unusual pedestrian: a white-tailed buck.

ELLERBE — Fifteen crashes in five years recently led the N.C. Department of Transportation to make an intersection a four-way stop.

ROCKINGHAM — Roughly 78% of city employees are at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, City Manager Monty Crump told council members Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — City leaders are looking at dividing the former Food King property downtown to bring in new businesses.

ROCKINGHAM — Three drivers took the checkered flag in their respective events Sunday to wrap up the three-day East Coast Truck Festival, becoming the first winners on Rockingham Speedway’s oval track in eight years.

ROCKINGHAM — One former student will be forever remembered with a memorial tree, plaque and bench at Richmond Senior High School.

ROCKINGHAM — More than 400 bags of garbage were picked up along Richmond County roads during the month of September.

ROCKINGHAM — Following a public hearing, the Richmond County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a rezoning request from Samuel Dunn.

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Tyré Holloway and Angeline David will retain their seats on the Town Council, based on the unofficial results from Tuesday’s municipal election.

ROCKINGHAM — “Partnership” was the word of the day Wednesday during the dedication of the Kenneth and Claudia Robinette Building, Richmond Community College’s downtown campus.

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