Thursday, 18 April 2019 13:26

HAMLET — A local manufacturer is expanding, with plans to add 30 jobs in the next five years.

State and local officials announced Thursday that Superior Plastics Extrusion Company, known as Impact Plastics, will be investing a total of $13 million over the next five years, with an initial investment of $5.3 million and 13 jobs.

Raiders lose third-straight ga…

LAURINBURG — A tough loss on senior night earlier in the week was made tougher Thursday when the Richmond Senior High School baseball team was swept by rival Scotland High... Read more

Hooks' two goals lead Lady Rai…

LAURINBURG —  Just two nights after scoring a season-high 10 goals against Seventy-First High School on their senior night, the Lady Raiders crashed Scotland High School’s senior celebration with another... Read more

Lady Raiders sweep rival Scotl…

LAURINBURG — The Lady Raider softball team was able to do what Scotland High School couldn’t do earlier in the week -- which was spoil it’s biggest rival’s senior night. Read more

Impact Plastics announces plan…

HAMLET — A local manufacturer is expanding, with plans to add 30 jobs in the next five years. State and local officials announced Thursday that Superior Plastics Extrusion Company, known as... Read more

Honor Roll for 3rd 9 weeks - M…

Mineral Springs Elementary School recently named its Honor Roll for the third nine weeks. Read more

Electric Lineman graduation cr…

HAMLET — Richmond Community College will hold its second Electric Lineman gradation on Wednesday, May 15 for successful completers of the program. The graduation ceremony will be take place on Main... Read more

73 students complete first big…

HAMLET — Seventy-three students in the Therapeutic and Diagnostics program at Richmond Community College were pinned on April 15 during a special ceremony recognizing their completion of the program. Pending passing... Read more

NC Zoo’s new Kaleidoscope Butt…

ASHEBORO — The North Carolina Zoo’s newest attraction opens to the public this Saturday, April 20. Kaleidoscope Butterfly Garden is a dazzling new habitat featuring native U.S. and exotic species... Read more

Senate Committee backs key edu…

RALEIGH — Wednesday was a busy day for the Senate Education Committee, which approved six bills during its April 17 meeting. Three of them directly affect K-12 education. Read more



TOP STORY: Special Olympics camp teaches sports skills and health habits. Read more