Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 26 Jan 2015 05:52:39 EST 1800 Stores may be charging too much tax ROCKINGHAM — An attentive consumer says some Richmond County convenience stores are charging too much sales tax for grocery items like milk and bread. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:21:51 EST 29 county students earn UNC-Pembroke honors PEMBROKE — More than two-dozen Richmond County students were named to the chancellor's and honors lists at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for the fall 2014 semester. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:16:52 EST Car break-in suspect caught in bushes SOUTHERN PINES — Police have charged a man and a teenager with stealing prescription drugs, purses and valuables in a string of car break-ins. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:36:52 EST The Rock of ages: On cusp of revival, Rockingham Speedway boasts rich history ROCKINGHAM — A nonprofit veterans' assistance group has unveiled a grand vision for the future of Rockingham Speedway. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:41:52 EST ‘Back where I started:’ First sergeant was trooper at heart by 8th grade HAMLET — When 1st Sgt. Joheliah Wilson reported for duty Dec. 8, she already knew the lay of the land. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:51 EST Online tip led likely buyer to Rockingham Speedway ROCKINGHAM — The man behind the plan to turn Rockingham Speedway into a rehabilitation community for veterans says this isn't his first attempt to integrate the need for speed with recovery. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:56:51 EST Deputies charge 3 in fatal gunfight WALLACE, S.C. — Sheriff's deputies have charged three people in connection with the Wednesday killing of Daniel Quantin Grooms in a gunfight at a woman's home near the state line. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:41:51 EST What’s happening at Richmond County churches? 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, 23 Jan 2015 17:36:52 EST 2nd suspect charged in Fidelity Bank robbery TROY — A second person has been charged in connection with a Tuesday armed robbery at Fidelity Bank. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:01:51 EST Aberdeen man seeks top N.C. Democrats’ post ABERDEEN — A Moore County man is on the short list of candidates to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:46:51 EST Author to present Camp Mackall’s history HOFFMAN — The U.S. Army Special Forces Command, working out of the Col. James “Nick” Rowe Training Compound at Camp Mackall, launched the 41st Robin Sage graduation exercise Friday for ambitious paratroopers who want to win the right... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:11:51 EST Village post office opens in Candor CANDOR — A new village post office is now open in Candor, the U.S. Postal Service has announced, offering an alternative to traditional post offices with the convenience of access to postal products and services. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:46:51 EST Legal Corner: Pros, cons of Chapter 11 bankruptcy Last week, the Legal Corner discussed the basics of Chapter 13 bankruptcy and some of the benefits it may provide to individuals who may consider filing. This week, we will cover the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process and some of the advantages and... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:41:51 EST Crime spree nets Morven man 2 life sentences WADESBORO — A Morven man who led authorities on a chase through four counties in 2013 has been sentenced to two life terms in prison. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:21:51 EST Sen. McInnis tours Scotland Memorial Hospital LAURINBURG — State Sen. Tom McInnis made a brief visit to Scotland Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon and toured the facility with Greg Wood, Scotland Health Care System's president and CEO. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:52 EST Regional recreation: City seeks tourism study grant ROCKINGHAM — The city of Rockingham has applied for a $25,000 grant to help fund a study “to determine what is needed to increase tourism in the Uwharrie region.” Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:06:51 EST Bank robbery suspect found in motel ROCKINGHAM — A suspect in a Montgomery County bank robbery was captured late Thursday morning at a Rockingham motel. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:21:51 EST Zumba class aims to make fitness fun ROCKINGHAM — The gymnasium at Falling Creek Park is pumping up the volume in February with $5 Zumba classes designed to get people moving and having fun. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:31:51 EST County schools hire new spokeswoman HAMLET — Richmond County Schools will welcome a new public information officer in February to replace Mallory Brown, who's held the position for two years. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:06:52 EST Rockingham Masons elect officers Contributed photo Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:16:51 EST