Staff Report

Staff Report

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a slew of warnings along the Florida and Carolinas coasts as Tropical Storm Isaias makes its way north.

Friday, 31 July 2020 21:12

Car drives into Rockingham apartment

(Updated 10:12 p.m.)

ROCKINGHAM — Crews responded to wreck Friday evening after a car drove into an apartment.

ROCKINGHAM — “Run Forest, run,” yelled Kenny Gatlin from his truck as he pulled up to the Dan Forest campaign bus Thursday.

ROCKINGHAM — Five Richmond County convenience stores were raided by agents of N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement and deputies with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday for “illegal casinos.” 

ROCKINGHAM — As new COVID-19 case numbers continue to bob up and down each day in Richmond County, one local housing authority is offering free testing.

ROCKINGHAM — As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into the summer, with no apparent end in sight, elections officials across the nation are trying to figure out the best way to handle voting this year to make sure voters and poll workers stay safe.

Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:42

Three charged in Hamlet attempted murder

ROCKINGHAM — Three people are facing charges after allegedly robbing and shooting a man earlier this month.

ELLERBE — One candidate for county commissioner is dropping out of the race.

TROY —  A woman who had been reported missing has turned up safe.

ROCKINGHAM — Employees of the Perdue Farms processing plant were evacuated Friday morning due to a “major anhydrous ammonia leak,” according to Fire Chief Harold Isler.

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