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“Aye Matey!”

It’s obvious by pirate Parker Johnson’s expression that he does not believe the stowaway could possibly be a pirate. The Farris All Stars bring the characters to life In “Pirates,…

Dogs have town and owners growling

An Orrick family’s dogs have been the target OF a city police crackdown for repeated pet violations – and the constant citations have the family ready to bite back at…

DNR outlines upgrades to wastewater plants

Karl Fett, DNR regional director, spelled out the requirements and timeline for Richmond’s wastewater treatment facilities to comply by state and EPA standards at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Fett and…

Zoning approves counseling service request

A Richmond man cleared an early hurdle to providing mental health counseling services, but doesn’t expect it to be the last. Social worker Joseph Jacobson made his case Monday night…

Housing Authority treated to block party this Saturday

The Richmond Housing Authority and Darneal Court invites their residents and friends to attend a block party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Darneal Court. Through the…

Auditors: City’s finances ‘heading in right direction’

Rick Westbrook, owner of Westbrook & Co. PC, told Richmond City Council the city’s finances were “heading in the right direction,” at last night’s council meeting. Westbrook’s company conducted the…

Second oldest Wal-Mart employee in America works in Richmond

You might recognize Wal-Mart greeter Charlie Terry and his friendly smile. He’s been with the company since it opened its doors at the current location. What makes him so special?…

Trial for accused rapist postponed again

Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Walden declared a mistrial in the case of accused rapist Tim Coleman yesterday after a potential juror was seen talking to a witness that…

Chiefs make arguments against combining 911

Richmond Police Chief Terri McWilliams and Fire Chief Lonnie Quick want a central dispatch. Just not the way it’s currently set up. The Richmond Finance Committee met last night to…

Westbrook to present audit at Tuesday’s council meeting

After months of waiting, the Richmond City Council will finally get what they’ve been asking for – a financial audit. Westbrook & Co. P.C. will present the audit to the…