ROCKINGHAM — A constitutional attorney says it appears deputies with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office had no probable cause to initiate an arrest that was live streamed by the defendant on social media.

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ROCKINGHAM — Four Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Tuesday were awarded certificates from the N.C. Sheriff’s Training and Standards Commission.

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HAMLET — A tag-team effort led to the arrest of a probation absconder with outstanding warrants from multiple departments suspected of stealing a vehicle.

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ROCKINGHAM — Police seized seven cellphones, a set of scales and a handgun from the home of a suspected heroin dealer.

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019 17:35

'Richmond County will never forget' 9/11

ROCKINGHAM — “On Sept. 11, 2011, America changed forever — and Richmond County will never forget.”

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ROCKINGHAM —  A man with a number of pending charges spent his 24th birthday in jail after allegedly being caught with meth.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two people are facing drug trafficking charges after a Monday afternoon raid by local and federal officers turned up more than 18 pounds of methamphetamine.

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 10:44

Victim's name released in Hoffman homicide

HOFFMAN — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a man who was killed late Tuesday night.

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019 00:54

Homicide investigation underway in Hoffman

HOFFMAN — Vehicles lined U.S. 1 late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as the Richmond County Sheriff's Office conducted a homicide investigation. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons on Tuesday announced the loss of one of his four-legged deputies.

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Crowd protests abuse by law en…

ROCKINGHAM — Several people gathered outside the old Richmond County courthouse Saturday afternoon for a rally in support of a man who was arrested and tazed at a football game... Read more

Late free throws, Sivels' 14 p…

ROCKINGHAM — With the clock dwindling inside five seconds of regulation during Friday’s Sandhills Athletic Conference game between Richmond and Pinecrest high schools, junior guard Caleb Hood closed the lane... Read more

Lady Raiders' comeback efforts…

ROCKINGHAM — What he called a “must win” on Friday didn’t happen for Richmond Senior High School head girls’ basketball coach Teddy Moseley and the Lady Raiders. Read more

Only 2 candidates file during …

ROCKINGHAM — As the second week of filing for the 2020 election came to end on Friday, the Richmond County Board of Elections office only saw two candidates walk through... Read more

Hamlet PD encourages residents…

HAMLET — Know your rights. That was the purpose of forum presented by the command staff of the Hamlet Police Department, Wednesday night at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Sheriff James... Read more

Middle school basketball: Cord…

RICHMOND COUNTY — Thursday marked the first day of the middle school basketball season, and several local teams picked up wins to kick off the 2019-2020 campaign. Read more

State Elections Board approves…

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday approved modifications to a certified election system for use in North Carolina that improve the security and functionality of the system. Read more

FirstHealth Palliative Care Cl…

ROCKINGHAM — Patients in Richmond County and the surrounding area who are facing a serious illness now have an additional resource to help maintain their quality of life. FirstHealth's new... Read more

Bidding closes at more than $1…

ROCKINGHAM — Bidding closed on the former Richmond County administration building Friday afternoon, with the top number being more than twice the opening bid. Read more



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