Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:24:39 EST 1800 Wildlife officials seek public comments ROCKINGHAM — Wildlife officials are inviting local hunters to share their opinions on draft management plans for seven state game lands, including the Sandhills game lands in Richmond County. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:55:11 EST McInnis seeks solutions for teacher shortage ROCKINGHAM — Solving a local teacher shortage will be a top priority for state Sen.-elect Tom McInnis when the General Assembly convenes in January. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:53:10 EST Legal Corner: Power of attorney can help with loved ones’ care For those who have taken on the huge responsibility of caring for their elderly parents, a spouse or even the affairs of any family members in the military, consider the benefits of a power of attorney. A power of attorney is able to alleviate some of... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:45:13 EST Trials of the future Gather around, my children, and listen to my tales, for that is what we are looked upon as by this Imperial Leader. We are no more than children in his eyes with no abilities of our own. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:01:21 EST Local author releases sci-fi thriller BISCOE — U.S. Army veteran and author Wayne Adams has published a new science-fiction novel, “The Universe Wept.” Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:16:13 EST OUR VIEW: The county with a heart Richmond County is small in population — with about 46,000 souls, we rank 57th of North Carolina's 100 counties. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:14:06 EST Restaurant feeds less fortunate HAMLET — One local restaurant decided to put profit aside and help others on Thanksgiving Day. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:44:09 EST ‘Community first:’ Watkins-Kendall dinner feeds neighbors, family DOBBINS HEIGHTS — For the ninth year in a row, a family shared their Thanksgiving meal with the rest of the community. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:38:06 EST Early openings, long lines start shopping season ROCKINGHAM — Full bellies and falling temperatures didn't stop shoppers from lining up outside Belk Thursday evening.Karen Steen and her niece Stevie, both from Hamlet, were first in line at the department store. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:18:07 EST Farmer faces DWI charge in fatal crash WAGRAM — A Wagram farmer has been charged with driving while impaired after involvement last week in a collision that killed another driver. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:12:09 EST Macie McQueen remembered as community matriarch She is remembered as a passionate advocate for justice and equality, a driven community activist, a warrior and mentor.But many called her mother. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:10:11 EST Standridge kicks Knights to tourney LAURINBURG — The last time the St. Andrews men's soccer team qualified for the NAIA National Tournament, none of the current players were born. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:01:08 EST Convenient Care clinic to extend hours ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Convenient Care-Richmond County will soon be offering new extended hours. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:46:05 EST Sealed Air Corp. raises nearly $6,500 for United Way Contributed photo Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:42:19 EST Historic site hosting ‘Christmas for the Birds’ MOUNT GILEAD — Richmond County residents can help spread Christmas cheer to their feathered friends next week. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:28:05 EST Temple boys take title Contributed Photo Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:06:14 EST Candor man claims $10K lotto prize$10K-lotto-prize CANDOR — A southern Montgomery County man had an extra $10,000 to be thankful for Thursday after choosing a winning scratch-off ticket. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:17:12 EST LETTER: Obama secures legacy as the Great Compromiser To the editor:Goodnight, Barack Obama. Sleep well, O mighty fearless leader. The likes of Ozymandias, Der Fuhrer, Il Duce, Pol Pot, Stalin, Saddam and Idi pale before your wonderful and glorious deeds. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:43:15 EST LETTER: Ferguson residents destroyed their own town To the editor: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:37:11 EST Prudence needed on state budget RALEIGH — According to the latest monthly report from State Controller Linda Combs, the state of North Carolina has collected about $6.5 billion in general fund revenue during the first four months of the 2014-15 fiscal... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:04:08 EST