Richmond County Schools: No students injured in bus crash

Richmond County Schools: No students injured in bus crash

HAMLET — No students were injured in an mid-morning school bus wreck on U.S. 177 north of Hamlet Monday, according to a press release from Richm...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Weekend winter wallop

Weekend winter wallop

ROCKINGHAM — State and local officials sounded the alarm Thursday, urging residents to prepare for the winter storm forecast to strike the regio...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Snow coming Richmond County’s way

Snow coming Richmond County’s way

ROCKINGHAM — Forecast models appeared to be in disagreement early this week about the track and intensity of a winter storm taking aim at the mi...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Energy assistance application process leaves some out in the cold

Energy assistance application process leaves some out in the cold

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Department of Social Services began accepting general applications Tuesday for a federally-funded state low inc...

January 4th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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 |