Seed planted for Strawberry Festival

Seed planted for Strawberry Festival

ELLERBE — Monday night’s Town Council agenda was short: Swear in recent election winners — the mayor, two incumbent council members ...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Federal program aims to keep seniors warm

Older residents who need help with a heating bill may apply this month for the federally financed Low Income Energy Assistance Program.Households cons...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Trials start in April for nuisance cases targeting hog farms

RALEIGH (AP) — Trials that could alter the operations and profitability of eastern North Carolina’s pork industry will start in April, a f...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Letters to Santa deadline set Dec. 13

Letters to Santa deadline set Dec. 13

ROCKINGHAM — Santa’s helpers at the Daily Journal want to make things easier on St. Nick by providing Richmond County’s Christmas li...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Richmond County photography group learns to look at things in a new way

Richmond County photography group learns to look at things in a new way

ROCKINGHAM — Cedar of Lebanon. Water in the sky. Autumn leaves on a pole (as opposed to a tree). Tar Heels. These are the kinds of things you ar...

December 1st, 2017 |  


A ‘Hometown’ holiday tradition

A ‘Hometown’ holiday tradition

ELLERBE — Throngs of holiday lovers roamed Main Street Ellerbe for Hometown Christmas on Friday evening, munching tiny doughnuts, hopefully sign...

December 1st, 2017 |  


NCDOT providing funds to finish Richmond County airport projects

NCDOT providing funds to finish Richmond County airport projects

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County soon will receive $160,373 in state money to finish relocating one hangar at the county airport and rebuild the are...

December 1st, 2017 |  


‘Hanging of the Greens’ at Freedom Baptist Church on Sunday

‘Hanging of the Greens’ at Freedom Baptist Church on Sunday

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Pictures and Pancakes with Santa at the Hamlet Fire Department

Pictures and Pancakes with Santa at the Hamlet Fire Department

Santa will drop in for breakfast Saturday morning to have his photo taken with area children. The event will be 8:30-10:30 a.m., at the Hamlet Fire De...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Special tree, special girl

Special tree, special girl

PINEHURST — Holly Boals insists that all of the children she has supported through her home health agency are special. But Lauren Brigman was he...

November 30th, 2017 |