Battling seizures, returning to class

Battling seizures, returning to class

HAMLET — Twenty-four-year-old Kellee Chavis of Rockingham is happy to have one or two seizures a day.That’s much better than the nearly 30...

August 4th, 2015 |  


3 crews extinguish Ellerbe fire

3 crews extinguish Ellerbe fire

William R. Toler | Daily JournalLt. Travis Monroe of the Northside Volunteer Fire Department sprays down a hotspot at the scene of an abandoned traile...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


‘No one should live like that’

‘No one should live like that’

By Melonie McLaurinmflomer@civitasmedia.comROCKINGHAM — When a wish-granter, a cancer patient in need and a hands-on church ministry come togeth...

August 1st, 2015 |  


Animal Advocates face cash crunch

Animal Advocates face cash crunch

ROCKINGHAM — “My money tree is dead. Our fosters are full. Our boarding and vets bills are overdue and maxed out. I am mentally exhausted....

July 31st, 2015 |  


Dirty water irks residents

Dirty water irks residents

CORDOVA — Dawne Miller got a message from her daughter last Friday with a photo of a dark liquid in a glass.The text of the message read: “...

July 30th, 2015 |  


RCC graduates 10 police cadets

RCC graduates 10 police cadets

HAMLET — North Carolina’s thin blue line got a little bit thicker on Tuesday thanks to the 10 cadets who completed the basic law enforceme...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Hamlet rapper delivers ‘the right message’

Hamlet rapper delivers ‘the right message’

By William R. Toler wtoler@civitasmedia.com HAMLET — T.J. Williams has been rapping since he was 9 years old and recording since he was 15. ...

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  


Turning lemons to lemonade

Turning lemons to lemonade

CORDOVA — Sitting in the shade of a tree at Cordova United Methodist Church, Tyler Hall waves at every vehicle that passes by.In his non-waving ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Lizards, snakes draw stares

Lizards, snakes draw stares

ELLERBE — Kids at Kemp Memorial Library were treated to a science show Wednesday morning featuring live local reptiles, exotic African species &...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Richmond schools trawling for teachers

Richmond schools trawling for teachers

ROCKINGHAM — On Aug. 24, school buses will be running their routes once more as students prepare to begin another year of education in Richmond ...

July 28th, 2015 |