Monday, 11 November 2019 11:57

RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains.

After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and the layoffs aren’t over in its optical lab in Winston-Salem. In total, some 137 employees, including 76 blind people and 15 veterans, will face unemployment.

Real estate broker to teach cl…

HAMLET — Moore County native and real estate broker Diane Wilson will be teaching a real estate class at Richmond Community College in January.  Read more

Foxx bill would restore contra…

RALEIGH — At the nation’s largest employer of the blind, only a skeletal crew of workers remains. After IFB Solutions lost its Veterans Affairs contracts, the nonprofit lost 99 jobs, and... Read more

COLUMN: Self government requir…

Oh, boy, did I screw up my first attempt at covering a town-council meeting. Read more

Varsity, JV Raiders kickoff pr…

SANFORD — Fresh off its first week of practice, the Richmond Senior High School boys’ basketball program got its first taste of competition Saturday at Southern Lee High School. Read more

Lady Raiders sweep pre-season …

FAYETTEVILLE — The Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team and second-year head coach Teddy Moseley put their pre-season efforts to work on Saturday, competing in two scrimmages at Terry... Read more

BREAKING: Raiders earn No. 1 p…

ROCKINGHAM — The road of the West region of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4AA football state championship will run through Raider Stadium in 2019. Read more

Richmond at Scotland highlight…

Click here to see the highlights from the Richmond-Scotland game. Read more

No. 1 Raiders score 5 unanswer…

LAURINBURG — When junior wide receiver Jakolbe Baldwin hauled in a 34-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Caleb Hood at the 1:25 mark of the second quarter of Friday’s rivalry... Read more

New fountain installed, playgr…

HAMLET — The installation of a new fountain this week and planned playground are the latest improvements in the renovation of City Lake. Read more



TOP STORY: Richmond County is ready to celebrate Veterans Day with multiple events Read more