Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/ http://yourdailyjournal.com/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:17:45 EST 1800 Circles http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-local_features/4514190/Circles Sheila Crouch, of Rockingham, took this photo for the Richmond County Photography Group's April assignment, “Circles.” Crouch took this image of bicycles lined up at Walmart in Rockingham on Saturday using a Nikon D5100. Her photo... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kelly: Voters do not need photo ID in 2014 elections http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news/4509735/Kelly:-Voters-do-not-need-photo-ID-in-2014-elections Voters will not need to produce any voter identification for this year's election. The requirement for a photo identification card will not be in effect until 2016. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids get tough on bullying http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews2-news-news_education-news_education/4513572/Kids-get-tough-on-bullying HAMLET — Some Richmond County students are working to put bullying in its place. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Search for Kimberly Thrower continues http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news/4510769/Search-for-Kimberly-Thrower-continues The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is again asking for the public's help to locate Kimberly Thrower, who was 16 when she disappeared from Laurinburg on April 29, 2004. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST A little bit of nourishment http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4507745/A-little-bit-of-nourishment My earliest memory happened when I was about 2 years old. I was sitting in our hallway, leaning against the wall, and feeling quite frustrated that I couldn't get these little eggs out of a toy carton. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST My first wreck http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4509172/My-first-wreck I had just turned 16 years old on Dec. 24, 1956. I had to wait until Jan. 3, 1957 to get my N.C. driver's license. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST What you said http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial/4507626/What-you-said Readers posted online at www.yourdailyjournal.com and on The Daily Journal's Facebook page in response to staff writer Matt Harrelson's story on Wednesday, “Hoggard, McKenzie seek $50,000 from commissioners” to create a... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST $50,000 for football? Let’s list our priorities http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/letters/4507974/$50000-for-football-Lets-list-our-priorities To the editor, Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Pirates drop Raiders into 2-way tie for 1st http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4512192/Pirates-drop-Raiders-into-2-way-tie-for-1st LUMBERTON — If last week's shutout loss at Pinecrest was stomach-turning for the Lumberton Pirates, then Thursday's 3-1 win over Richmond was the ideal remedy heading down the stretch in the Southeastern Conference championship race... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders clinch SEC title in shutout http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4512154/Raiders-clinch-SEC-title-in-shutout LUMBERTON — It was fitting that the Richmond Senior softball team clinched the Southeastern Conference regular season title with a shutout.After all, the Raiders have yet to lose this season. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Bad judgement leads to bad play http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4512209/Bad-judgement-leads-to-bad-play In the scorebook it looks like a harmless 3-2 putout to end the fourth inning, but in reality it could have been more.Much, much more. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Ledbetter Lake owners need $2.3 million to repair dam http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4500938/Ledbetter-Lake-owners-need-$2.3-million-to-repair-dam ROCKINGHAM — Property owners adjacent to Ledbetter Lake would have to borrow $2.3 million over the next 30 years to get the dam repaired and the lake — well, back to a lake again. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST McLaurin hosts Young Leaders Advisory Council http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news-politics/4489505/McLaurin-hosts-Young-Leaders-Advisory-Council WADESBORO — Sen. Gene McLaurin wants to hear from its younger movers and shakers. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rankin Museum impresses at business expo http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/business-home_top-localnews5-news/4503156/Rankin-Museum-impresses-at-business-expo HAMLET — The Rankin Museum in Ellerbe made a huge first impression on Wednesday at the 2014 Buy Local Business Expo. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Breaking ground http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/4499342/Breaking-ground Matt Harrelson | Richmond County Daily Journal Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Saying thanks is not enough http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4497580/Saying-thanks-is-not-enough We say, “Thanks for your service,” when we met veterans of the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq veterans. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST America’s clandestine war in Africa continues http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4497478/Americas-clandestine-war-in-Africa-continues The Washington Post reported in late March 2014, “a sharp increase in U.S. Special forces deployed to Uganda.” Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sweet Sixteen http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4500509/Sweet-Sixteen PEMBROKE — Early in the season, the Richmond Senior softball team set its sights big. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders seize 1-game lead in SEC http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4500478/Raiders-seize-1-game-lead-in-SEC PEMBROKE — Purnell Swett was inches away from heading into its dugout leading by three going into the bottom of the fourth. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hoggard, McKenzie seek $50,000 from commissioners http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/4488714/Hoggard-McKenzie-seek-$50000-from-commissioners ROCKINGHAM — Everyone knows high school football is a big deal in Richmond County, but Raiders football coach Paul Hoggard wants to make sure kids are exposed to it at an earlier age. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST