Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Sat, 1 Nov 2014 02:11:38 EST 1800 Raiders escape with 28-21 victory ROCKINGHAM — Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.But in Richmond Senior's case, it is nice to be both. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:53:10 EST Halloween wreck sends several to hospital ROCKINGHAM — Several people were taken to the hospital following a wreck on Rockingham Road Friday evening. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:47:05 EST Complaint filed against commissioner hopeful Covington ROCKINGHAM — A sample ballot circulating as a campaign flier resulted in a grievance being lodged against a county commissioner candidate Friday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:11:10 EST Animal shelter director fired ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Animal Shelter Director Rebecca Lorraine Davis, 38, was terminated from her position Monday following a six-month extension of her probationary period. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:12:06 EST Teen hit by car dies in hospital HAMLET — A teenager died “surrounded by family” Thursday after being hit by a car the previous day. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:04:08 EST Candidates split on fracking ROCKINGHAM — Fact-finding tours of fracking sites led Democratic state Sen. Gene McLaurin and Republican challenger Tom McInnis to stake out opposing territory on the controversial practice. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:30:10 EST RSHS golf tournament rescheduled A four-person captain's choice golf tournament to benefit Richmond Senior athletics has been switched to 9 a.m. Nov. 8 at Foxfire Resort and Golf Club in Foxfire Village because of the threat of bad weather. The tournament was set to tee off... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:40:09 EST Obama’s America in danger of failure “Make no mistake about it.” I am so tired of hearing this statement coming from President Barack Obama. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:37:09 EST OUR VIEW: Dumbing down the grading scale You're probably familiar with the notion that some courses in schools are considered an “easy A.” Students believe they won't have to put much work into that particular class because the workload is considered... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:22:10 EST Sign-ups open for farmers’ cost-share program ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina Agricultural Cost Share Program is designed to help Richmond County farmers implement best management practices. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:37:06 EST Rockingham wins volleyball title ROCKINGHAM — The two rivals — Hamlet and Rockingham — split their regular season contests to finish with 9-1 records and a tie for first in the Southeastern Middle School Conference. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:12:10 EST Raiders eye revenge vs. Pats ROCKINGHAM — Pinecrest will be looking to accomplish something it has never achieved in its history — beat Richmond Senior in consecutive years. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:02:09 EST Parade, hootenanny to highlight Farm-City Week ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents will show their appreciation for the farmers who keep them fed next month during Farm-City Week. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:04:10 EST First Bank names Rockingham city executive ROCKINGHAM — First Bank recently named Brian Baucom as city executive for its Rockingham branch. Baucom has 12 years of experience in the banking industry. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:27:08 EST Man charged in box-cutter slashing ROCKINGHAM — A city man is accused of slashing a man's face with a box cutter on Tuesday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:06:07 EST Sharpe as a tack: Lawyer celebrates 50 years of practice ROCKINGHAM — Fifty minutes can seem like a long time to spend in a courtroom. Benny Sharpe has spent 50 years. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:03:12 EST Deli nixes planned Rockingham site ROCKINGHAM — A popular Pinehurst diner will no longer be opening a satellite location downtown. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:22:06 EST Man accused of child sex acts ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff's deputies say a Richmond County man participated in sex acts with an underage girl over a three-year span. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:47:11 EST Crowded field for retired judge’s appellate seat ROCKINGHAM — Voters will see 19 names on the ballot for retired N.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge John Martin's seat. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:47:09 EST N.C. man pleads guilty to helping ISIS GREENSBORO — A Rowan County man accused of trying to join the terror group ISIS has pleaded guilty in federal court, U.S. Attorney Ripley Rand said Thursday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:25:07 EST