William R. Toler

William R. Toler

ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from many of Richmond County’s top employers spent Thursday evening at the airport schucking away at the annual Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast.

ROCKINGHAM — Placards bearing the names of 45 domestic violence victims from across North Carolina dot the lawn of the old Richmond County courthouse.

ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 cars wound their way around the Rockingham Speedway roval this weekend during the National Auto Sport Association’s Speedtoberfest — the organization's return to the track for the first time in nearly 15 years.

ROCKINGHAM — With a crisp autumn coolness in the air Sunday evening, a local paranormal investigation team wrapped up its annual downtown ghost tour.

ROCKINGHAM — Capt. Jeff Starling was sitting in his patrol car completing paperwork Thursday when he noticed an unusual pedestrian: a white-tailed buck.

ELLERBE — Fifteen crashes in five years recently led the N.C. Department of Transportation to make an intersection a four-way stop.

ROCKINGHAM — Roughly 78% of city employees are at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19, City Manager Monty Crump told council members Tuesday.

ROCKINGHAM — City leaders are looking at dividing the former Food King property downtown to bring in new businesses.

ROCKINGHAM — Three drivers took the checkered flag in their respective events Sunday to wrap up the three-day East Coast Truck Festival, becoming the first winners on Rockingham Speedway’s oval track in eight years.

ROCKINGHAM — One former student will be forever remembered with a memorial tree, plaque and bench at Richmond Senior High School.

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