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 |  


Thublin, Richmond County Schools’ public information officer, earns national recognition

Thublin, Richmond County Schools’ public information officer, earns national recognition

HAMLET — The National School Public Relations Association released its biennial list Dec. 19 honoring the top 35 school public relations profess...

December 20th, 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 |  


Castellano resigns as Richmond Senior football coach; no details given

Castellano resigns as Richmond Senior football coach; no details given

ROCKINGHAM — For the second time in two years, Richmond Senior High School is looking for a football coach.Mike Castellano and Richmond County S...

December 19th, 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 |  


Holiday spirit in the streets

Holiday spirit in the streets

HAMLET — Chilly temperatures seemed ideal Thursday with an overcast sky making colorful uniforms, costumes and floats stand out as hundreds of p...

December 8th, 2016 |  


A Cole Auditorium Christmas tradition

A Cole Auditorium Christmas tradition

HAMLET — Betty Brigman loves to decorate for the holidays, especially the Christmas tree at Richmond Community College’s Cole Auditorium.&...

December 6th, 2016 |