Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:35:29 EST 1800 Special Response Team raids room for wanted man ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff's Office Special Response Team raided a room at the Budgetel Inn around 8:30 Friday morning to arrest a man wanted in Charlotte. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:18:19 EST Troopers stress bus safety HAMLET — State troopers will have a visible presence Monday as students return to class across Richmond County, and 1st Sgt. A.K. Dietrich wants drivers to keep traffic safety laws for school buses and school zones in mind. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:18:15 EST ISIS and a bleak American future People willing to work for what they need and what they want will suffer the burden of their labor. They will take deep pride in their achievements — and what their labor has given them in return. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:16:10 EST ‘Warrior cops’ or community policing? Armored vehicles roll down the street as men with assault rifles — wearing flak vests and helmets — stand nearby.The air is filled with clouds of smoke as canisters of gas are fired all around. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:53:06 EST Richmond tips Rocky River in opener MINT HILL — Rocky River's Jaire Alexander broke free down the middle of the field as Naiil Ramadan lofted the ball toward the end zone. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:52:10 EST Richmond County courted Cascades project for 2 years ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County officials say Cascades Tissue Group's decision to shift paper converting operations to neighboring Scotland County followed a prolonged recruitment effort to keep the 50-plus jobs here Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:17:09 EST Free legal clinic on wills, advance directives ELLERBE — A will is one of the most important documents anyone should have ready, but many adults have never taken steps toward making their last will and testament. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:55:07 EST Imaging center reopens at Richmond Memorial ROCKINGHAM — Health care, government and business leaders gathered Monday to mark the opening of FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital's newly renovated imaging center. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:57:14 EST Schools name top teacher, principal HAMLET – There was an air of anticipation at the Cole Auditorium as more than 600 teachers gathered Thursday for the 2014 Richmond County Schools Convocation. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:51:14 EST 2-year project sought to bring Cascades expansion to Richmond County ROCKINGHAM — Before Cascades Tissue Group announced a Scotland County expansion and the transfer of 50 to 60 Rockingham jobs, local leaders spent roughly two years trying to keep all regional Cascades operations in Richmond... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:34:09 EST LETTER: Dedicate community center to selfless volunteer To the editor: Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:37:08 EST Bad-luck Bubba goes to the beach Several years ago, my friend Bubba and I decided we would take our wives on a weekend trip to the beach. Now, if you have been keeping up with my column, you know that going anywhere with Bubba is an adventure. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:36:15 EST Ravens have revenge on the mind ROCKINGHAM — Rocky River coach Jason Fowler wants his team to make a better showing than it did last year against Richmond Senior. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:01:12 EST Raiders return tons of talent ROCKINGHAM — As Richmond Senior coach Paul Hoggard scans his roster this season, he sees a lot of talent returning.But he also had a lot depart. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:00:12 EST Raiders race past Ravens ROCKINGHAM — Jayvon Boyer scored three touchdowns and Leon Zeigler threw for another two to pace the Richmond Senior junior varsity football team to a 47-12 home win over Rocky River Thursday night. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:59:14 EST State, students salute retired teacher ROCKINGHAM —Betty Yount was “still in shock” a day after receiving the state's most prestigious service award, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:22:13 EST Coal ash cleanup bill passes ROCKINGHAM — A bill addressing the coal ash controversy following a spill into the Dan River earlier this year is on its way to the governor's desk. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:06:08 EST Uniform shop sells approved school fashions HAMLET — For 12 years, Richmond County Schools' uniform dress code has sent parents and students to Teresa Hatcher's store. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:21:09 EST Police: Men had meth in stolen truck ROCKINGHAM — Police say they caught two men with meth and meth ingredients in a stolen pickup truck. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:44:09 EST Richmond CC expands Scotland partnership HAMLET — As students are returning to school this fall, Richmond Community College and Scotland County Schools celebrated an expanded partnership between the two institutions that paves the way for more students to take advantage of free college... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:10:20 EST