Baptism stirs memories, 135 years later

Baptism stirs memories, 135 years later

When would a baptism in a small church in Wilmington be so important that it gets reported in the newspapers?It happened in 1880 at Fifth Street Metho...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Preserving farmland for future generations

Preserving farmland for future generations

Last week in the Legal Corner, we discussed in some detail the rights of farmers and some of the eligibility requirements needed to take advantage of ...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Reading between the little white lies

Reading between the little white lies

It has come to my attention recently that people do not tell the truth.I know what you are thinking. You are thinking that I am an idiot and you are w...

September 4th, 2015 |  


All lives matter — black, white and blue

All lives matter — black, white and blue

In the past, I have written and said things that were not politically correct. Well, imagine that! All I can say is fasten your seat belts and come al...

September 4th, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  


Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

State education officials released the results of the second year of the troubling A-F school grading system Wednesday morning and just like the resul...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Trump to fade as voters seek safety in the past

Trump to fade as voters seek safety in the past

RALEIGH — I have a theory about the 2016 presidential election. It has the virtue of fitting the data currently available.Another of the theory&...

September 2nd, 2015 |  


Should news stop at the county line?

Should news stop at the county line?

Is there too much regional news in your Richmond County Daily Journal? The answer may depend on whether you hold and fold or point and click.Some folk...

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


Drying foods to enjoy year-round

Drying foods to enjoy year-round

The Rockingham Farmers’ Market offers a great selection of fresh, flavorful and local produce. As farmers’ markets’ popularity grows...

September 1st, 2015 |  


How Panther Creek got its name

How Panther Creek got its name

Aliens of today are not the only new group of people to come into our country. In revolutionary times, Richmond County had more British aliens than an...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

It’s that time of year again as our students pack their bookbags to head back to school. For some of you, it was the bittersweet feeling of drop...

August 31st, 2015 |