Mother, child escape burning car on U.S. 1

Mother, child escape burning car on U.S. 1

ROCKINGHAM — Bystanders rushed to pull a mother and her baby from a flaming car after a wreck at the intersection of U.S. 1 and Wiregrass roads ...

March 1st, 2017 |  


Laurinburg storyteller to weave tales at Leath Memorial Library

Laurinburg storyteller to weave tales at Leath Memorial Library

ROCKINGHAM — For Laurinburg native Tyris Jones, storytelling is “almost like a lost art form.”“Recently, it’s been reviv...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Veteran-assistance event announced

Veteran-assistance event announced

ROCKINGHAM — A Stand Down event for veterans in Hoke, Richmond and Scotland Counties will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 16 at the Nati...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Stage set for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Stage set for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

ROCKINGHAM — Auditions for Richmond Community Theater’s upcoming musical production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” b...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Human trafficking conference scheduled at UNCP

Human trafficking conference scheduled at UNCP

HAMLET — Human trafficking is the second largest crime epidemic in the world, according to organizers of the 2nd annual Human Trafficking Confer...

February 1st, 2017 |  


Drones: More than just a toy

Drones: More than just a toy

ROCKINGHAM — Drones are flying off the shelves this season as two of the top 10 Christmas gifts of 2016 for kids, according to Amazon.com, are w...

December 13th, 2016 |  


RCC offering free Microsoft Office Specialist exams

RCC offering free Microsoft Office Specialist exams

HAMLET — Scotland County employers need workers with Microsoft Office skills — evidenced by the many job postings that require, or at the ...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Gill fans seek answers for cancelled RCC concert

Gill fans seek answers for cancelled RCC concert

HAMLET — Last September, local country music fans learned Grammy Award-winning star Vince Gill would be headlining the 2015-16 DeWitt Performing...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Cooper visits area to hear ideas, grievances

Cooper visits area to hear ideas, grievances

ROCKINGHAM —Scotland County Democrats joined delegations from eight counties in the region to hear what Roy Cooper would do if elected governor of N...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


McInnis bill threatens to outlaw the herb kratom

McInnis bill threatens to outlaw the herb kratom

RALEIGH — A bill recently introduced by state Sen. Tom McInnis has some worried about an Asian herb used to treat narcotic addiction being outla...

May 20th, 2016 |