NEWS


8:59 pm
Updated: 10:17 pm. |    
Hamlet resident warns of secret shopper scam
5:40 pm
Updated: 10:15 pm. |    
Applicants hope for Rockingham hotel jobs
Helms deal made official Monday

Helms deal made official Monday

ROCKINGHAM — The tradition of Helms Jewelers was officially passed on to its third owner outside of the Helms family late Monday afternoon, 123 ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Richmond County deputies charge 2 with selling drugs

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Rockingham residents suspected of separate drug offenses on Friday.Damion Lashon Massey, 22, i...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Seaboard Festival on track

Seaboard Festival on track

HAMLET — Volunteers for this year’s 35th annual Seaboard Festival on Oct. 28 will hit the streets at 5 a.m., using color-coded maps to gui...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Suspects sought in Hamlet vehicle break-ins

Suspects sought in Hamlet vehicle break-ins

HAMLET — Police are hoping surveillance video of a vehicle break-in early Friday morning will help them catch whoever is responsible.Video from ...

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


Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum to host ‘haunting tales’ event

Ellerbe’s Rankin Museum to host ‘haunting tales’ event

ELLERBE — The Rankin Museum of American Heritage will celebrate Halloween with haunting tales of history featuring bears, Civil War soldiers and...

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


Hamlet homes loose power after crash

Hamlet homes loose power after crash

HAMLET — A car ran off the road into a telephone pole, breaking it at its base, on Marlboro Street in Hamlet Monday afternoon.No injuries were r...

October 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


1:43 pm
Updated: 2:30 pm. |    
JV football still undefeated after road win
Lady Raider tennis advances to 2nd round of state playoffs

Lady Raider tennis advances to 2nd round of state playoffs

FAYETTEVILLE — With its win Wednesday afternoon, the Richmond girls tennis team advanced to the second round of the North Carolina High School A...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Personal records set at SAC championship meet

Personal records set at SAC championship meet

SOUTHERN PINES — Although neither of the Richmond cross country teams finished first at Thursday’s conference championship meet, a few run...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Cagle: Talledega belongs in NASCAR playoffs

Cagle: Talledega belongs in NASCAR playoffs

I have seen some columns in various outlets this week about Talladega not belonging in the NASCAR playoffs because it is too unpredictable of a propos...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Richmond preparing for Homecoming, final stretch

Richmond preparing for Homecoming, final stretch

ROCKINGHAM — As temperatures drop and the anticipation for this week’s Homecoming game grows, the Richmond football team is reminded that ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Raiders’ rout of Scotland helps Howard reach 500 career wins

Raiders’ rout of Scotland helps Howard reach 500 career wins

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond head boys soccer coach Bennie Howard earned his 500th career win, as the leader of both the boys and girls soccer programs...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Richmond volleyball wins SAC tournament championship

Richmond volleyball wins SAC tournament championship

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond volleyball team’s unprecendeted, undefeated run through the 2017 season continued Wednesday night when it defeat...

October 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


4:50 pm |    
Doctor, my eyes
Acrobatic show coming to the Cole

Acrobatic show coming to the Cole

HAMLET — “Acts that don’t seem humanly possible” is how The New York Times describes international circus company Flip FabriQu...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Shooters compete in Richmond Community College scholarship fundraiser

Shooters compete in Richmond Community College scholarship fundraiser

HAMLET — Some of the best target shooters in Richmond and Scotland counties returned to DeWitt’s Outdoors Sports in Ellerbe on Oct. 10 to ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


The taste of fall is the taste of health

The taste of fall is the taste of health

Heading into cooler weather typically means we are heading into cold and flu season. It is also the time in which we start gearing up for the holiday ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Was Confederate gold found in Windblow?

Was Confederate gold found in Windblow?

Some old records show as the Civil War was winding down, a small shipment of gold was sent from Richmond, Virginia to Greensboro, North Carolina. The ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth awarded for clinical trial participation

FirstHealth awarded for clinical trial participation

PINEHURST — Several hundred patients are now actively involved or are being followed in studies conducted by the FirstHealth of the Carolinas Cl...

October 16th, 2017 |  


The Sand Band at Norman Fest 2017

The Sand Band at Norman Fest 2017

Photos by William R. Toler | Daily Journal The Sand Band got Norman Fest off to a soulful start Friday evening with a variety of R&B classics. ...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 13th, 2017. |  


OPINION


2:57 pm |    
LETTER: Love it or leave it
Unschooling is for the future

Unschooling is for the future

Our current compulsory schooling model was created at the dawn of the Industrial Age. As factories replaced farm work and production moved swiftly out...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Legislature in need of reform

Legislature in need of reform

If there were one theme that defined North Carolina’s legislature this decade it would be that they are a body of reformers. Lawmakers have refo...

October 18th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: General Assembly can require schools to teach freedom, not censorship

OUR VIEW: General Assembly can require schools to teach freedom, not censorship

Student journalists at Evanston Township High School in Illinois explored a bill to legalize recreational marijuana use. Instead of praise for coverin...

October 18th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Rational gun debate is way past due

LETTER: Rational gun debate is way past due

To the editor:I would sleep easier if a Robert Lee was at the point of every U.S. gun purchase. He is a firearms professional who, I’m convinced...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Trump beats war drums for Iran

Trump beats war drums for Iran

President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations wit...

October 17th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Take time this week to learn, understand free speech rights

OUR VIEW: Take time this week to learn, understand free speech rights

Halls of higher learning are becoming a refuge for the intellectually fragile and perpetually offended.A majority of American college students believe...

October 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


10:08 pm
Updated: 11:33 pm. |    
Helms to reopen soon
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 |  


Baldwin completes FIC course

Baldwin completes FIC course

William S. Baldwin, of Hamlet, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has attained the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.The FIC title is...

June 26th, 2017 |