Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:01:17 EST 1800 Officers seek fraud convict ROCKINGHAM — Probation officers are asking for the public's help to find a convicted felon accused of giving them the slip. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 04:11:51 EST Class to teach beekeeping basics ROCKINGHAM — Once considered a hobby for lovers of local honey, beekeeping could become a vital task to ensure a stable food supply. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 03:51:53 EST LETTER: Sunday no substitute for biblical Sabbath To the editor: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:21:51 EST Amnesty violates separation of powers More than three months ago, President Obama took unprecedented executive action to grant amnesty to nearly 5 million illegal immigrants. As I've said before, I do not agree with the president's executive actions on immigration, and I am... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:11:51 EST Police: Richmond County man caught with cocaine SOUTHERN PINES — Police say they caught a Richmond County man with cocaine and painkillers early Saturday. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:21:54 EST Scuba Steve pays tribute to the King of Pop Contributed by Vickie Daniel Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:36:51 EST Raiders deny Golden Eagles ROCKINGHAM — It may have taken four extra days to play the game, but the wait was well worth it for Richmond Senior. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:01:53 EST Richmond County under freezing rain advisory ROCKINGHAM — Portions of Richmond County can expect freezing rain late Saturday and early Sunday, forecasters say. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:51:51 EST Love can overcome discrimination In the spirit of Black History Month, I am very thankful for all of my ancestors who bled and died for the sake of my freedom. Watching movies like “Selma,” “Malcolm X” and “Roots” make me a little emotional... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:51:51 EST Low-income seniors can seek tax breaks ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County senior citizens may be missing out on property tax exemptions they are not aware of, according to Nina Morrison of the county tax assessor's office. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:21:55 EST ‘Superbug’ a top health threat ROCKINGHAM — A class of “superbugs” collectively known as CRE are beating the world's strongest antibiotics, giving rise to deadly infections able to kill at alarming rates in places where outbreaks occur. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:21:53 EST Daily Journal staff wins 6 press awards ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Daily Journal has received a half-dozen awards for reporting and news coverage in a pair of statewide journalism contests. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 02:21:52 EST Raiders look to fill roles ROCKINGHAM — It would be easy to talk about all the players who graduated from last season's Richmond Senior team that reached the 4A State Championship Series. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:56:51 EST Vigil commemorates boy’s life LAURINBURG — Like most people, Chaka Davis Smith was totally in the dark about Jeune's Syndrome when a doctor diagnosed the rare disease in her 2-year-old child in 2010, the only case in all of North Carolina that year. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:31:51 EST Richmond, Smith finally ready for 1st-round matchup ROCKINGHAM — Barring another winter storm or something else catastrophic, there will be basketball today at Richmond Senior. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:01:52 EST A Thunder-ous turnout Melonie Flomer | Daily Journal Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:21:51 EST Relay For Life yard sale set for Saturday The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:52 EST Moss-Godfrey named to Realtors committee Jamie Moss-Godfrey has been appointed to the North Carolina Association of Realtors' Contract and Forms committee. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:26:51 EST Legal Corner: Understanding IRAs and 401(k)s Last week, the Legal Corner discussed employment tax regulations for employers and how to distinguish between an employee and an independent contractor. This week we will discuss the different types of retirement plans available to individuals through... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:21:51 EST First Baptist to host Pepper Choplin in concert Sunday The deadline for all church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Items may be dropped off at our office at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or sent to us via email to, with the subject line of Church News. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:11:52 EST