Appeals court: Richmond County Schools should receive driver fines

Appeals court: Richmond County Schools should receive driver fines

HAMLET — Drivers’ improper equipment fines should help fund Richmond County’s public schools, not North Carolina’s county jail...

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


Officials: Be ready for emergencies

Officials: Be ready for emergencies

By Melonie McLaurinmflomer@civitasmedia.comROCKINGHAM — Donna Wright, director of emergency services for Richmond County, said September is the ...

August 31st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  


4-H’er attends commissioners’ summit

4-H’er attends commissioners’ summit

A 4-H’er from Richmond County attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Youth Summit held Aug. 21-22 in Green...

August 31st, 2015 |  


County to vote on Ledbetter assessment

County to vote on Ledbetter assessment

ROCKINGHAM — A second and final public hearing regarding the creation of a special assessment district to pay for repairs to the Ledbetter Dam i...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


PHOTOS: America’s Journey for Justice

PHOTOS: America’s Journey for Justice

Photos by Corey Friedman | Daily JournalThe Rev. Dian Griffin Jackson of Rockingham speaks during a rally held Saturday afternoon at New Hope United M...

August 30th, 2015 |  


Incest, sex crime suspect jailed

Incest, sex crime suspect jailed

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County habitual felon is now facing sex crime charges.Deputies say 39-year-old Larry James Swinnie Jr. had sex with a re...

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  


Local Forest Service officials headed west to fight wildfires

Local Forest Service officials headed west to fight wildfires

With an average of 65 wildfires burning right now in the western United States, forestry personnel from across the country are converging on states su...

August 28th, 2015 |  


No lack of ‘Helping Hands’

No lack of ‘Helping Hands’

By Tom MacCallum | For the Daily Journal There has been no lack of “Helping Hands” in Richmond County for the past eight years of the Backpack ...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


9/11 memorial walk planned

9/11 memorial walk planned

ROCKINGHAM — Taking the first step 14 years following the nation’s greatest tragedy since Pearl Harbor, first responders from across Richm...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


Notable Neighbor: From user to counselor

Notable Neighbor: From user to counselor

ROCKINGHAM — For alcoholics and drug abusers, a turning point in a life gone rock-bottom can sometimes lead to recovery. For Robert Smith, it led...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |