Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:46:40 EST 1800 Sandhills surgeon receives honor HAMLET — Dr. Alan Coulson of Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet has been included in the 2014 Consumers' Research Council of America's”Guide to America's Top Surgeons.” Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:29:05 EST 3 collect prizes for shopping local ROCKINGHAM — Three lucky winners have already scored prizes in the Richmond Plaza “Shop Local and Win” contest. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:57:14 EST CommunityOne names chief auditor CHARLOTTE — CommunityOne Bank has named Bradley Lanier as chief auditor of the company effective Jan. 1. Lanier will be based in Charlotte and replaces Bill Turner, who is retiring on Dec. 31. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:09 EST Red Cross plans 2 local blood drives ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents will have two opportunities to donate blood to the American Red Cross when National Blood Donor Month kicks off in January. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:06 EST LETTER: Obama supporters think everything should be free To the editor:I can't stand to see a grown man cry. I saw the letter recently in the Daily Journal written by Willie Williams. It seems he has taken issue with my letters. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:24:10 EST LETTER: Retirees don’t account for drop in labor force To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:15:07 EST GOP cuts squeeze our state The stories are coming fast and furious now. The Greensboro News & Record reports that schools in Rockingham County, the home of Senate President Pro-tem Phil Berger, don't have enough textbooks to go around and there's no money to make... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:07:18 EST Richmond rallies for win ROWLAND — After the opening 16 minutes of play, it didn't look as if Richmond Senior would be playing in the winners' bracket of the Robeson County Shootout. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:38:08 EST Meeting a need: Church, town team up for turkey giveaway DOBBINS HEIGHTS — “Faith, hope and charity. Of these three things, the greatest is love — charity.” Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:35:05 EST Authorities seek 2 missing men LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for clues in the disappearance of two Scotland County men whose blood-stained car was found last Wednesday on the side of a Georgia highway. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:25:07 EST Wildcats blast Raiders ROWLAND — There wasn't much anyone in a green uniform could do other than watch.Dillon appeared to be anywhere and everywhere on the defensive end of the court against Richmond Senior. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:11:10 EST Stroman eyes opportunity to showcase skils ROCKINGHAM — Even though L.J. Stroman wrapped up his career at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, he isn't done with football just yet. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:34:06 EST Shooting into truck leads to attempted murder charge ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man faces an attempted murder charge after deputies say he shot into a moving pickup truck Monday. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:59:11 EST Perdue pitches in for Christmas HAMLET — Some underprivileged elementary school children will be pleasantly surprised on Christmas morning, thanks to the generosity of a group of kind-hearted associates from the Perdue Farms chicken plant in Rockingham. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:58:10 EST Lions Club to perform eye screenings ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Lions Clubs now have the ability to screen children's eyes for disease and irregularities. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:51:08 EST Alltel stores reopen under AT&T name ROCKINGHAM — Alltel customers in Richmond, Scotland and Anson counties will see the blue and white AT&T globe when they visit their local cellphone stores. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:32:08 EST Christie’s calling all ‘angels’ to help needy families ROCKINGHAM — When a local woman decided to do something to help one poor local family to provide Christmas gifts for their children, she never expected her efforts to snowball into a stockpile of toys and clothes. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:15:16 EST Kearse family welcomes daughter Elizabeth S. and Bryan A. Kearse of Raleigh announce the birth of their daughter, Josephine Grace Kearse, born Nov. 18, 2014, at 2:49 a.m., in Raleigh. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces and was 19½ inches long. She has a big brother, Charlie, and a... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:05:05 EST Letters to Santa arrive by the busload Children from all over Richmond County have brought their letters to Santa to the Richmond County Daily Journal office in downtown Rockingham. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:01:11 EST Leak Street seeks to boost support for food bank SOUTHERN PINES — J.C. Watkins of Richmond County's Leak Street Education and Cultural Center joined staffers from the Sandhills regional food bank for a recent breakfast with elected officials. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:43:11 EST