William R. Toler

William R. Toler

HAMLET — More than 350 former students, staff and spouses celebrated the 100th anniversary of the former Hamlet High School this past weekend.

ROCKINGHAM — Drew Riggins slid from the bottom of the bracket to popping the champagne cork after winning MB Drift’s first competitive round of 2022 Sunday, May 22 on Rockingham Speedway's infield road course.

RALEIGH — As North Carolinians start their summer voyages to beaches, lakes, rivers and pools this holiday weekend, officials at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services offer suggestions to maximize the health benefits of swimming and other water-based activities while minimizing the risk of illness, injury and death. Everyone can play a role in preventing illnesses and injuries when they swim, play and relax in the water — this summer and year-round.

ELLERBE — Lexie Wyke made history this weekend as the first female in Richmond County to attain the rank of Eagle Scout.

ROCKINGHAM — Six Richmond County natives serving overseas in the military will soon be receiving several boxes from home.

ROCKINGHAM — Tires will be smoking on Rockingham Speedway’s road course this weekend as MB Drift returns to kick off its competitive series.

ROCKINGHAM — Congressman Richard Hudson defeated three challengers in Tuesday’s Republican primary election for the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

ROCKINGHAM — Ben Moss will be heading back to Raleigh to represent Richmond County — and now part of Moore County.

ROCKINGHAM — Four candidates from each of the two major political parties will advance to the November ballot in the race for the Richmond County Board of Commissioners.

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Education will have two new faces in the next term.

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