State mandates chicken registration

State mandates chicken registration

RALEIGH — A controversial decision by state agriculture officials is drawing the ire of backyard chicken owners and supporters.The N.C. Departme...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Illness threatens local poultry

Illness threatens local poultry

ROCKINGHAM — A highly pathogenic strain of avian flu closely related to Asian bird flu virus H5N1 that mutated and then sickened more than 700 p...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Cassidy donates hair

Cassidy donates hair

Contributed PhotosFour-year-old Neveah Faith Cassidy from Cordova cut off eight inches of her hair and donated it to Children with Hair Loss. Neveah t...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


Pleas entered on meth charges

Pleas entered on meth charges

GREENSBORO — Fifteen defendants from Richmond County pleaded guilty this month to federal methamphetamine charges, according to Ripley Rand, U.S...

July 24th, 2015 |  


McCrory signs bill protecting Confederate monuments

McCrory signs bill protecting Confederate monuments

RALEIGH (AP) — Under pressure to take action from groups on both sides of the Confederate symbols debate, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory respon...

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


Solar farm under construction

Solar farm under construction

ROCKINGHAM — Racing fans once parked and camped on a stretch of land on U.S. 1 while visiting North Carolina Motor Speedway.But with NASCAR taki...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Riders ‘saddle up’ for Stetson

Riders ‘saddle up’ for Stetson

HOFFMAN — The family of 3-year-old Stetson Deberry, a leukemia patient receiving weekly treatments at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, ...

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 24th, 2015. |  


Batalo to join FirstHealth Outpatient Cancer Center

Batalo to join FirstHealth Outpatient Cancer Center

Special to the Daily JournalPINEHURST — Dr. Michael Batalo’s interest in cancer medicine started when he was in medical school and with hi...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


Pee Dee Electric offers teachers’ grants

Special to the Daily JournalWADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric in conjunction with North Carolina’s electric cooperatives are accepting applicat...

July 23rd, 2015 |  


10 graduate from RCC Practical Nursing program

10 graduate from RCC Practical Nursing program

Special to the Daily JournalHAMLET — Ten graduates of the Practical Nursing program at Richmond Community College exited the Robert L. & Eli...

July 23rd, 2015 updated: July 23rd, 2015. |