Former NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin looks to lead state Democrats

Former NC Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin looks to lead state Democrats

RALEIGH — Before Wayne Goodwin walked out of the office Friday for the last time as the state insurance commissioner, he had already planned his...

January 3rd, 2017 |  


Stories of the Year: Place of Grace grows with permanent shelter

Stories of the Year: Place of Grace grows with permanent shelter

ROCKINGHAM — The last 12 months have been a time of growth and expansion for the Place of Grace Rescue Mission, a community for homeless and tra...

December 30th, 2016 |  


Just one wish for Christmas

Just one wish for Christmas

ROCKINGHAM — This week, the Daily Journal has published scores of local children’s letters to Santa, so in the spirit of fair play also de...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Making Christmas a little better

Making Christmas a little better

ROCKINGHAM — Tavares Bostic dressed as jolly old Saint Nicholas for the second annual Santa on the Move campaign Friday, with helper elves and f...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Piney Pointe caretaker awarded by company

Piney Pointe caretaker awarded by company

HAMLET — Lonnie Hicks, maintenance caretaker of Piney Pointe Apartments in Hamlet, received the Territory Maintenance Caretaker of the Year for ...

December 20th, 2016 |  


Zaxby’s, Habitat team up for Stuff the Truck event

Zaxby’s, Habitat team up for Stuff the Truck event

ROCKINGHAM — Habitat for Humanity of the North Carolina Sandhills will partner with Zaxby’s from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7 for it...

December 16th, 2016 updated: December 16th, 2016. |  


Hunt club helps sick teen

Hunt club helps sick teen

ROCKINGHAM — The Gillis Family Hunt Club, a popular regional Facebook page with more than 900 members, began as a selfie showcase among friends,...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Working out a dream: Car salesman takes risks to open new gym in downtown Rockingham

Working out a dream: Car salesman takes risks to open new gym in downtown Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM — When he started working out at the age of 13, Blake Altman first gave thought to the idea of opening a gym.That thought turned into...

December 15th, 2016 updated: December 16th, 2016. |  


Rockingham police investigate more bogus bills

Rockingham police investigate more bogus bills

ROCKINGHAM — Police are dealing with another rash of funny money.Investigators say several counterfeit $10-bills have been passed off at local b...

December 13th, 2016 |  


Casting call for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Casting call for Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theatre is right in the middle of its six-show run of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” but director Sh...

December 5th, 2016 |