NEWS


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Scientists: Wood pellet industry a threat
Moving down the road

Moving down the road

HAMLET — Usually when you move, you don’t take your house with you.Lella Oates Jones on Wednesday walked alongside her house as it was gui...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Farmers Day Parade, lawn mower racing this weekend

Farmers Day Parade, lawn mower racing this weekend

ELLERBE — Ellerbe’s famous racing lawn mowers will zoom across the last finish line of the season Saturday, providing a noisy ending to Fa...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Hating brake noise a sign of the times

HAMLET — Small North Carolina cities really hate the sound of compression brakes — the bass, glottal groaning that large trucks make when ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Man charged with arson of grandfather’s property

Man charged with arson of grandfather’s property

ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of setting fire on his grandfather’s Airport Road property, causing about $20,000 in damage, according to in...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Rockingham council honors hospice caregivers

Rockingham council honors hospice caregivers

ROCKINGHAM — Mayor Steve Morris issued a proclamation to designate November 2017 as “Hospice and Palliative Care Month” in honor of ...

November 14th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 2017. |  


Hamlet City Council rails against Seaboard politicking

HAMLET — City Council member David Lindsey didn’t defend himself Tuesday against colleagues’ charges of “reckless” polit...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Till’s debut season in the books
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Richmond wrestling ready to reload
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Nitro meets nostalgia in ADRL Finale
Raiders laid a new foundation in 2017

Raiders laid a new foundation in 2017

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond football team got a glimpse of its future in 2017.With first-year head coach Bryan Till barking from the sidelines, an...

November 16th, 2017 updated: November 16th, 2017. |  


Cagle: Random thoughts while patting myself on the back

Cagle: Random thoughts while patting myself on the back

Random thoughts while patting myself on the back for my clairvoyant Matt Kenseth column last week.If anyone in racing has worse luck than Chase Elliot...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Athlete of the Week (Nov. 6-10): Delon Wall

Athlete of the Week (Nov. 6-10): Delon Wall

ROCKINGHAM — Delon Wall has been named the Daily Journal’s Athlete of the Week for the week of Monday, Nov. 7.Wall is a senior defensive l...

November 14th, 2017 updated: November 14th, 2017. |  


Lee officially signs with UNC-Pembroke

Lee officially signs with UNC-Pembroke

ROCKINGHAM — Early Monday morning, senior Jonathan Lee sat in front of the school’s new Nike backdrop and signed his letter of intent to c...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Ellerbe signs with Philadelphia Eagles

Ellerbe signs with Philadelphia Eagles

Dannell Ellerbe is now a member of the best team in the National Football League.Ellerbe, a Hamlet native, signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Mond...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS BRIEFS: Hunt named 1st-Team All-CIAA

SPORTS BRIEFS: Hunt named 1st-Team All-CIAA

Hunt named All-CIAARALEIGH — Devon Hunt was named First-Team All-CIAA for the second straight year.The former Richmond standout led the Shaw Uni...

November 14th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Leggo the ego
Extension At Your ServiceJanice Roberts

Extension At Your ServiceJanice Roberts

Thanksgiving can be a busy time for many people as they prepare a feast on their own or rush from dinner to dinner with a contribution to each meal. W...

November 15th, 2017 |  


RCC students get ‘field-ready’ training

RCC students get ‘field-ready’ training

HAMLET — Training by a global leader in the protective relay systems will soon be incorporated into the curriculum for the Electric Utility Subs...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Warm memories of a cold food

Warm memories of a cold food

Do you have a food that brings back a lot of good memories? I do and believe it or not, it’s called ice cream. You know, that frozen concoction ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


2017 Richmond County Veterans Day Parade

2017 Richmond County Veterans Day Parade

Photos by William R. Toler | Daily Journal [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="1" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" overri...

November 11th, 2017 updated: November 13th, 2017. |  


Several Richmond County churches celebrating anniversaries

Several Richmond County churches celebrating anniversaries

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Things to be thankful for

Things to be thankful for

This is the time of year when social media seems to blow up with folks going on and on about what they are thankful for. You see a lot of people being...

November 9th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Talkin’ trash

Talkin’ trash

Every two months, North Carolinians throw away enough trash to fill dumpsters, lined back to back, across the entire length of Interstate 40. Our 10 m...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Is free speech in the US doomed?

Is free speech in the US doomed?

Crowds of students gathered at the University of California-Berkeley in September armed with protest signs and chanting, “Speech is violence! We...

November 15th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Congress must restore teacher tax deduction

OUR VIEW: Congress must restore teacher tax deduction

Pop quiz: When teachers dig into threadbare pockets and purses to buy essential supplies for cash-starved classrooms, should the federal government de...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Tax credits help children, advance liberty

Tax credits help children, advance liberty

Shutting down the Department of Education and returning control of the education dollar to the American people is the key to improving education. The ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Helms back in business
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Helms to reopen soon
Home decorator turns to retail

Home decorator turns to retail

ROCKINGHAM — One of Richmond County’s own will realize a vision she put on hold for more than two decades on Oct. 3 when Christie’s ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


New Rockingham business hopes to clean up

New Rockingham business hopes to clean up

ROCKINGHAM — With any luck, Reese Bostic will become a household name. Or, at least the “Reese” part.An instructor at Richmond Commu...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Rockingham native Morgan Denham wins advertising award

Rockingham native Morgan Denham wins advertising award

WILMINGTON — Morgan Denham, a Rockingham native, recently earned a bronze Healthcare Advertising Award for excellence in social media. The award...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Long-time employee buys Rockingham pawn shop

Long-time employee buys Rockingham pawn shop

ROCKINGHAM — Broad Street Jewelry and Loan at Broad Street Square in Rockingham has long been an established place to buy, sell and trade. Start...

July 24th, 2017 |  


New Hamlet dealership uses resources from RCC’s Small Business Center in start-up

New Hamlet dealership uses resources from RCC’s Small Business Center in start-up

HAMLET — Anthony Fuller decided to open Premier Auto Imports in downtown Hamlet after doing some research about the need for a foreign car deale...

July 21st, 2017 |  


New Rockingham businesses opening soon

New Rockingham businesses opening soon

ROCKINGHAM — The signs, they are signaling new businesses on the south side of Broad Avenue.A “fresh Mexican grill” is promised for ...

June 29th, 2017 |  


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