Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Sat, 28 Feb 2015 02:18:05 EST 1800 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. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:51:52 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 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. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:16:52 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 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. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:46:52 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 Sports briefs Brown earns honors at Wingate Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:56:52 EST Too many knocks to the head If you can't poke fun at yourself, then you have problems. In the past, I have had people ask me “What's wrong with you?” Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:26:51 EST $25K available for food, shelter agencies$25K-available-for-food-shelter-agencies ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has been chosen to receive $25,005 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county, the local United Way has announced. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:16:53 EST Opening game pushed back to Saturday ROCKINGHAM — Well, so much for that light at the end of the tunnel. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:21:52 EST Richmond looks to reload ROCKINGHAM — For the last three years, Richmond softball coach Wendy Wallace pretty much had an idea what her lineup was going to be. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:46:51 EST Chase crosses 3 county lines LAURINBURG — A high-speed police chase passed through Richmond County on Thursday morning before coming to an end in McColl, South Carolina, when the 29-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:21:52 EST Snowstorm skirts Sandhills ROCKINGHAM — What was supposed to be an overnight snowpocalypse for Richmond County turned into February showers. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:36:52 EST Thursday’s playoff hoops contest postponed Staff reportOfficials have postponed the 4A playoff matchup between Richmond Senior and Ben L. Smith for the third straight day. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 10:01:52 EST Random acts of kindness Contributed photo Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:46:51 EST Pierce: Don’t close community centers RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland Pierce and his colleagues on the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus are opposing a plan from university system leaders that would close three college-affiliated community learning centers. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 02:41:52 EST