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Obituary: Evon Williams

Obituary: Evon Williams

Even Williams, 62, passed on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 at Carolinas Medical Center of Concord, N.C. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday Feb. 28.  A public viewing will take… Read more »

This Day in NC History: The Lynching of Wyatt Outlaw

This Day in NC History: The Lynching of Wyatt Outlaw

On February 26, 1870, Graham town commissioner Wyatt Outlaw, an African American, was lynched by a band of Ku Klux Klansmen. Outlaw served in the 2nd Regiment United States Colored Cavalry… Read more »

Montgomery: A mythical right to discriminate

Montgomery: A mythical right to discriminate

The Supreme Court is now considering cases that could usher in nationwide marriage equality, and state-level gay marriage bans are falling faster than you can say “equal protection under the… Read more »

Richardson: The lobbyists at your dinner party

Richardson: The lobbyists at your dinner party

Remember the old food pyramid? Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle. The government recently moved… Read more »

Obituary: James Robert Hall

Obituary: James Robert Hall

HAMLET, N.C. — Jimmy Robert Hall, 68, of Hamlet, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at Manor Care in Pinehurst. He was born Nov. 16, 1946 in Moore County, a son… Read more »

3-5 inches of snow expected tonight, early Thursday

3-5 inches of snow expected tonight, early Thursday

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — A winter storm in as many days is expected to to bring between 3 to 5 inches of snow to Richmond County beginning after sunset Wednesday… Read more »

Obituary: Steven Grainger

Obituary: Steven Grainger

Steven Patrick Grainger, 44, of 1152 Boyd Lake Road, Hamlet, N.C., died Wednesday, Feb.y 25, 2015 at his residence. Memorial services will be private. Harrington Funeral Home and Crematory is serving… Read more »

Obituary: Alberta Brizendine

Obituary: Alberta Brizendine

Mrs. Alberta Covington Brizendine, 89, of 426 Mill Road, Rockingham, N.C., died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at her residence. Her service will be held at a later date. Harrington Funeral… Read more »

Students uninjured when car strikes school bus

Students uninjured when car strikes school bus

Staff report HAMLET — No students were injured when a Richmond County public school bus was rear-ended by a vehicle Wednesday morning. District officials said none of the 62 students aboard… Read more »

Forecast again halts Dragway schedule

Forecast again halts Dragway schedule

* 2015 Dragway schedule ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Dragway’s racers appreciation race is the latest victim of the Southeast’s raucous weather roller-coaster.  The free entry event, which was to have been run… Read more »

Authorities: Teen fails to face robbery charge

Authorities: Teen fails to face robbery charge

Staff report Richmond County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward leading to the location and arrest of a 17-year-old Hamlet female. Ravendae Little, who stands 5-feet 6-inches tall and 158… Read more »

Authorities seek registered sex offender

Authorities seek registered sex offender

Staff report Richmond County Adult Corrections and Richmond County Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating a registered sex offender who has failed to check in with his probation… Read more »

Hatchery-supported trout waters closed to fishing March 1 to April 4

Hatchery-supported trout waters closed to fishing March 1 to April 4

RALEIGH —The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will close approximately 1,000 miles of Hatchery Supported Trout Waters to fishing one-half hour after sunset on Feb. 28 and reopen them at 7 a.m. on April 4…. Read more »

Golf tourney to drive John Searcy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Golf tourney to drive John Searcy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Event set for April 18 at Scotch Meadows * Entry form * Sponsorship form * Info flier * John Searcy’s obituary LAURINBURG — Magistrate John Searcy was well known for giving… Read more »

Obituary: Kathy Hyatt

Obituary: Kathy Hyatt

Kathy Lynn Bowman Hyatt, 49, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at her home. Kathy was born Nov. 13, 1965 in Richmond County, a daughter of the… Read more »

‘Sno problem in Richmond

‘Sno problem in Richmond

Staff report RICHMOND COUNTY — Readers from across Richmond County, and beyond, have submitted their favorite snow photos. Schools are out and while first responders are staying busy on area… Read more »

Snow causes class cancellations

Snow causes class cancellations

RICHMOND COUNTY — A light falling snow in the early hours of Tuesday morning has caused local officials to cancel classes today at Richmond Community College, Richmond Early College and… Read more »

Nabbed: Police arrest couple in automatic weapons theft

Nabbed: Police arrest couple in automatic weapons theft

Sheriff’s Office: Weapons recovered Previous coverage * Feb. 19: Automatic weapons stolen from sheriff’s office cruiser ABERDEEN — A Hamlet man suspected in a rash of vehicle thefts, including that… Read more »

5 earn blue ribbons for RMS Science Olympiad

5 earn blue ribbons for RMS Science Olympiad

LAURINBURG — Seventeen Rockingham Middle School students traveled to St. Andrews University on Saturday to compete in the regional Science Olympiad tournament. Together, they brought home medals in six categories. Congratulations… Read more »

Obituary: Marshall Muhammad

Obituary: Marshall Muhammad

Mr. Marshall Muhammad 69, passed on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at Cheraw Health Care. Services were held on Monday at The Islamic Mosque. Nelson Funeral Home is servicing the family. The Pee… Read more »

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