Friday, 21 September 2018 05:06

HAMLET - For over two years, Jo Jenkins drove by the empty shell that was the VFW before deciding one day that it was time to make the move to make an offer on the building.  Her thought was, “this would be gorgeous.” 

The offer was accepted and she, along with her husband Donald, bought the property at 146 Boyd Lake Road in Hamlet adjacent to City Lake in the fall of 2016.   She has been working diligently on it ever since, relying heavily on the decorating sense of a good friend for color and other décor choices to make the building a special place for events.  The name of the facility is now Lakeside Venue. 

Hamlet's Former VFW Building G…

HAMLET - For over two years, Jo Jenkins drove by the empty shell that was the VFW before deciding one day that it was time to make the move to... Read more

Pee Dee Electric Wraps Up Hurr…

WADESBORO, NC (Sept. 19, 2018) – Pee Dee Electric reported over 10,000 members without power as Hurricane Florence slowly moved over Pee Dee’s service area Friday, September 14th. Crews encountered high... Read more

Sen. McInnis Issues Statement …

  NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY Legislative Building | 16 West Jones Street | Raleigh, NC 27601 | 919-715-3015 NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                       Contact: Libby SpainThursday – September 20, 2018   Raleigh... Read more

NWS: Florence Remnant Could Re…

ROCKINGHAM— Florence may not be finished with the Carolinas just yet. A remnant of the once-Category 4 hurricane that devastated parts of North and South Carolina over the weekend could be... Read more

Till: Florence hiatus should s…

ROCKINGHAM - The Richmond Senior High School varsity football team has been on a wild roller coaster ride over the last two weeks. Read more

Richmond soccer and volleyball…

  ROCKINGHAM - Wednesday and Thursday marked the first two consecutive days that several Richmond Senior High School athletics programs held practice in over a week thanks to the coming and... Read more

Rockingham Council Accepts USD…

ROCKINGHAM ― Mayor Steve Morris had a bit of paperwork to sign following a special meeting Thursday evening after the City Council approved a resolution to accept the conditions set... Read more

NCDOT: Florence Flooding Close…

ROCKINGHAM — There are currently nine roads closed in Richmond County in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Some of the roads could be... Read more

Goodman Praises Hurricane Reli…

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – State Representative Ken Goodman praised relief workers, volunteers, and first responders who have been working diligently during and following the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.  “I can’t begin... Read more



Hurricane Florence sweeps through Richmond County. Here is our recap of the storm on Monday's edition of LIVE at 5. Read more