Bite into the Finest of the Sea: Cheraw's Blackened Tilapia BurgerMicheal KnightNewsBreak Contributor
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Three South Carolina Deputies Charged with Misconduct for Alleged Hoax Calls About Dead BodiesHeadline HoneypotNewsBreak Contributor
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Richmond County homicide under investigation
HAMLET — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the county’s first homicide of the year after a man was found shot dead in his home three weeks ago. Deputies and crews from Hamlet Fire and Rescue responded to a home on Springhill Church Road Sunday, Jan. 28 in reference to a call of “someone possibly deceased inside a residence,” according to the sheriff’s office.
Rockingham Police respond to pit bull fight
ROCKINGHAM — Police say a pit bull had to be put down early Tuesday after getting into a fight with another dog and attacking people. Officers with the Rockingham Police Department responded to a home on Roberdel Road to a call about two pit bulls fighting, according to Chief George Gillenwater.
Sheriff’s office provide space heaters for Richmond County seniors
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Staff members with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office help keep community members warm this week. As part of “Operation Stay Warm,” the sheriff’s office employees delivered space heaters to the Dobbins Heights Town Hall to be distributed to their local senior citizens in need of a heating source. The […]
REPORTS: More than 80 tons of litter picked up from Richmond County roads in 2023
ROCKINGHAM — County and state workers picked up nearly 20 tons more roadside garbage across in 2023 than in the previous year. According to monthly reports from the Solid Waste Department, employees with the county and the N.C. Department of Transportation cleared 82.32 tons of litter from local roads last year — surpassing the 2022 total of 63.65 tons, which was more than 3 tons higher than in 2021.
Richmond County Operation Fix hosting Spayghetti Dinner
HAMLET — Your choice of dinner Saturday evening could help stifle the local unwanted pet population. Operation Fix will be selling plates for its annual Spayghetti Dinner fundraiser, which collects money to pay for spaying and neutering of cats and dogs, Feb. 24 at American Legion Post 49 in Hamlet.
Experience La Dolce Vita: Unmissable Italian Dining in Rockingham
This piece will guide you through three exquisite Italian restaurants located in Rockingham. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and opinions in the comments section below.
Police arrest 2nd suspect in N.C. gas station shooting
A man who police said is the second gunman who opened fire at a North Carolina gas station earlier this month is now behind bars.
County Crime Report: Feb. 11
February 2 WADESBORO – At 11:22 a.m., Deputies responded to Caple Dairy Rd. following a report of a lost fi
SEASON PREVIEW: Richmond softball ready for new slate
ROCKINGHAM — Although this season’s roster is younger and less experienced than recent years, it’s not stopping the Richmond Senior High School softball team from setting the bar high in 2024. Set to become the school’s first spring sports team to open competition next Monday, the Lady...
North Carolina Woman 'In Shock' After Landing $10 Million Lottery Prize
The lucky winner is the first to score one of the lotto game's top prizes.
The Evolution of Grocery Shopping in North Carolina: Trends and Challenges in 2024
Raleigh, NC - As the landscape of grocery shopping continues to evolve in North Carolina, several key trends are shaping the experience for consumers in 2024. These trends reflect not only changes in consumer preferences and habits but also the ongoing technological advancements and economic factors influencing the retail sector.
‘Prolonged flu season’: Emergency department visits relating to the flu increase in southeastern North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - The peak of flu season may be over, but cases are still high in southeastern North Carolina. As of February 16, nearly 11,000 people were hospitalized in the U.S. due to flu related illness, according to the CDC. North Carolina’s health department reports flu hospitalizations have...
Let’s not forget our Past
As time marches on, people seem to forget the memories and stories of the past. For a lack of better words, we get too caught up in our day to day lives to remember the past. History and the lives of our ancestors are all but forgotten except for a few grave markers and stones that mark the past. New technology such as computers, T.V.s and cell phones are the norm now- a- days. Unless you are a storyteller or a history buff such as I am, these stories and places will be lost forever unless they are told or recorded. This would be a shame because our ancestors were for the most part, God fearing and hardworking people who only wanted to carve out a living for themselves and their children.
Vehicle, human remains may solve 1982 cold case of 3 North Carolina missing men
WASHINGTON, N.C. - Authorities in North Carolina believe they have discovered a vehicle and human remains that could provide more insight into the disappearances of three men who were reported missing in 1982. On Dec. 10, 1982, three men, William Clifton, 30, David McMicken, 24, and Michael Norman, 32, vanished...
Activist receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Mecklenburg County and the state of North Carolina recognized an activist responsible for helping dozens of students across Charlotte go to college.
North Carolina's Drug Crisis: A Surge in Overdose Deaths and State's Response
Raleigh, NC - Zap Break News - In North Carolina, the struggle against drug abuse continues to escalate, with recent statistics painting a troubling picture of the state's ongoing battle.
North Carolina Students Celebrate Goal-Busting Cereal Drive with Epic TikTok Video
Students at an elementary school in North Carolina are getting national attention not only for their massive cereal collection, but also how they celebrated. Clemmons Elementary School in Clemmons, North Carolina spent two weeks collecting cereal to donate to a local food bank. The students set a goal of collecting...
NC businesses with the worst BBB ratings, unanswered complaints
The BBB has announced its list of businesses with the most unanswered complaints in 2023 along with the BBB rating for those businesses.
Exploring the Rise and Fall of Rent Prices Across North Carolina's Key Cities
Charlotte, NC - The landscape of rent prices in North Carolina's key cities has been a subject of dynamic changes over recent years. This article provides an insight into the current state of rent prices in major urban areas of North Carolina, particularly focusing on the trends observed in 2024.
From Felony to Firearms: The Process of Regaining Gun Rights in North Carolina
Under North Carolina law, individuals convicted of a felony are prohibited from purchasing, owning, possessing, or having in their custody, care, or control any firearm or weapon of mass death and destruction. This ban is codified in G.S. 14-415.1 but can be overridden by an order granting restoration of firearm rights under G.S. 14-415.4.