In the season of giving, an undercurrent of petty jealousy sprang up this week in response to a well-meaning gesture of welcome for poor families. Discovery Place Kids in downtown Rockingham now offers $1 admission for up to six family members when a parent or guardian shows a food stamp or WIC nutrition benefits card. The discounts are also in ef
HAMLET — Richmond Community College math instructor and department chairman Kevin Parsons has been promoted to vice president of instruction for the college. Parsons replaces former RCC Vice President of Instruction Tony Clarke, who accepted a position as president of Southeastern Community College in October. “I'm excited about the o
CHERAW, S.C. — Police and sheriff's deputies say a 36-year-old woman was caught with a makeshift meth lab in her Cheraw home last week. Authorities raided the house at 195 Claremont St. on Dec. 13 after a man told deputies that Leslie Michelle Burr Wilkes and her boyfriend were cooking meth there, Cpl. Robert J. White of the Chesterfield Cou
The Just-A Mere Garden Club members were guests at Falcon Children's Home on Dec. 2. The members enjoyed dinner and a performance by the Synan Chapel Singers. After the musical entertainment, the singers and club members enjoyed refreshments. Pictured are Betty Lee, hostess gift winner, and Marie Warren, hostess for the evening.
On Dec. 10, G.F. Gainey and Dempsey Craig, members of the Clinton Rotary Club, distributed dictionaries to the third-grade students of Roseboro Elementary School. With all the technology at our fingertips, Gainey spoke of how he utilizes his dictionary and he encouraged the students to use theirs as well. The students were excited and gratef
HAMLET — More than 1,000 seniors from all over Richmond County got their chance to get in the holiday spirit on Thursday during the 36th annual Senior Christmas Party held at Cole Auditorium. The event, which was presented by Richmond County Aging Services, attracted so many visitors that organizers were forced to split the day into two part