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Mary Hayes - Front Desk/Classifieds

About Mary Hayes:

Contact Mary for general inquiries about the Daily Journal and information on placing classified ads in the newspaper and online at

Melonie McLaurin - Reporter

About Melonie McLaurin:

Melonie covers features, news, public health and safety, the City of Hamlet and education. Follow Melonie on Twitter @meloniemclaurin


William R. Toler - Editor

About William R. Toler:

William covers the city of Rockingham and Richmond County governments, crime,  courts and emergency services in Richmond County and our representatives in the N.C. General Assembly. Contact William with news tips and story ideas and follow him on Twitter @William_r_toler.

Leon Hargrove Jr. - Sports Editor

About Leon Hargrove Jr.:

Leon Hargrove Jr. started work in February 2016 as the Daily Journal's sports editor. He covers Richmond Raiders athletics, motorsports and various community sports. Follow him on Twitter @_UncleLeon.

Sharon Jimenez - Media Sales Director/General Manager

About Sharon Jimenez:

Contact Sharon for information on advertising in the Daily Journal and on