Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:03:26 EST 1800 Bar association assesses judicial candidates The North Carolina Bar Association's special judicial election information website,, has been updated for the 2014 general election. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Marchell David: In her own words HAMLET — Marchell David says she's ready to move on. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-county team flushed out fugitive ROCKINGHAM — In a two-week game of cat and mouse, federal fugitive John Adam Rillo always managed to stay just out of reach. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local cannabis advocate to speak at seminar ROCKINGHAM — Medical marijuana advocate Perry Parks has been chosen to speak at a symposium on the subject in Charlotte next weekend. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies: Man sold pills ROCKINGHAM — A local man is accused of selling prescription drugs, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local pastors embarking on Haiti mission ROCKINGHAM — “We live out our mission statement, 'Love God, love others, love the world,' but now feel especially challenged and called to expand our horizons on this third part — love the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Patient completes recovery on 101st birthday ROBBINS — Earlier this year, Gurney Williams fractured two vertebrae during a fall. Complete recovery from an injury like that would be reason enough for anyone to celebrate. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sunday hours return at Indian historic site MOUNT GILEAD — Town Creek Indian Mound will celebrate the return of regular Sunday operational hours on Aug. 3 with ice cream sundaes. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bridge may remain closed for another year WADESBORO — Town officials say they hope the East Wade bridge will be replaced by this time next year. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tax holiday repeal could send shoppers to S.C. LAURINBURG — In recent years, shoppers throughout the state have looked to the first weekend in August as a chance to score school supplies, clothing and other items while minimizing the blow to their bank account. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawmen capture federal fugitive after 2-week manhunt ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted on federal meth lab charges has been captured after a 13-day manhunt. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Stopping speeders saves lives ROCKINGHAM — At least four downtown drivers were caught speeding in a one-hour span Wednesday, and police say the traffic stops are part of an ongoing campaign to reduce crashes in the city limits. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Foundation offers 10 free trees The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free white flowering dogwood trees to new members who join the national nonprofit with a $10 donation during the month of August. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST RCC offers gift certificates for non-credit courses HAMLET — Skills training can be difficult to fit into some Richmond County residents' budget, but now it can fit in their Christmas stockings. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Area agencies join military training exercise LAUREL HILL — Those gathered on a playground or front porch near the Laurel Hill Community Center on Wednesday morning were privy to an odd sight — the arrival of two unmarked vans carrying a mix of uniformed soldiers and a somewhat motley... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richmond County farm committee nominations due Aug. 1 ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers and ranchers have about a week to nominate themselves or others to serve on local U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency committees. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamlet resignations rattle residents HAMLET — Citing crime and perceived lapses in leadership, residents say they're concerned about their hometown's present path — and its future. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Man caught with drugs after Rockingham chase ROCKINGHAM — Police say a man with drugs led them on a car chase and gave a fake name to the officer who caught up with him. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Students wield SWAT shield ROCKINGHAM — Richie Watts is considering a career in law enforcement.That's why the 16-year-old said he signed up for his second year at the Rockingham Police Department's Junior Police Academy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Superheroes’ honing their skills ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theatre is in the midst of a superhero takeover as it hosts its two-week Young People's Theatre camp until Aug. 1. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST