Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:03:09 EST 1800 Almond sends Raiders to SEC title tilt ROCKINGHAM — In tight games, the soccer ball seems to find the right foot of Richmond Senior's Jalen Almond. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:30:16 EST Former Gov. Jim Hunt joins Sen. McLaurin for teacher talk HAMLET — A man described as a “champion of education” was in Richmond County to talk to Sandhills teachers on Tuesday. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:00:14 EST Raiders still on top ROCKINGHAM — On the heels of its 51-0 victory over Purnell Swett, the Richmond Senior football team remained No. 1 in this week's Associated Press 4A poll. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:45:13 EST Downtown group backs rec center tax ROCKINGHAM — Downtown business boosters have been vocal in their support of a quarter-cent sales tax increase for Richmond County recreation. On Tuesday, they voted to put it in writing. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:28:10 EST Group honors officers, community leaders ROCKINGHAM — Law enforcement officers and community leaders received awards Tuesday at a celebration of Red Ribbon Week, the annual memorial for Enrique S. “Kiki” Camarena, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent killed in the line... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:15:09 EST Psychiatrist agrees to suspension for dating ex-patient PINEHURST — A psychologist who practices in Richmond and Moore counties has agreed to a 90-day suspension of his license and will pay a $10,000 fine after dating a woman he had previously treated for depression. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:36:14 EST Richmond 4-H’ers earn N.C. State Fair honors The theme at this year's N.C. State Fair was “The October Original,” and Richmond County 4-H'ers have great reason to celebrate after their strong showing at events this year! Youth exhibited in the junior meat goat show,... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:02:11 EST Teachers inspire future Mineral Springs principal ELLERBE — When it comes to success, Principal Wendy Kelly Jordan sees no limitations. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:03:13 EST Hamlet Middle principal knows ‘all the hiding places’ HAMLET — As both a teacher and an administrator, Jim Butler has always believed in providing a positive educational experience. The veteran principal is in his seventh year at Hamlet Middle School, a place he says he wants students to... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:02:11 EST OUR VIEW: Make your voice heard Pumpkins and falling leaves are giving way to pink ribbons. And purple ones. And blue ones. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:49:16 EST We hardly know these candidates’ names Nov. 4 is an historic day in North Carolina history. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:40:08 EST Gigging suckers and walking on water Now to set y'all straight, this here story is not about certain people who seem to fall for anything, no-sirree. This story is my recollection of one of my experiences while gigging blue-fin suckers in local creeks. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:31:25 EST PHOTOS: Rockingham rallies on Moral Monday William R. Toler | Daily JournalWinford Ingram holds a “Moral March to the Polls” sign while singing along to “We Shall Not be Moved.”William R. Toler | Daily Journal Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:01:12 EST Richmond, Lumberton to battle in semifinal ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior soccer team will open the Southeastern Conference tournament against Lumberton 7 p.m. today at Raider Stadium. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:38:11 EST Moral Monday rally stresses importance of voting ROCKINGHAM — “What the hell is goin' on in North Carolina?”That's a question the Rev. William J. Barber, president of the state chapter of the NAACP, said he was asked recently in Mississippi. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:37:18 EST Scoreboard-watching season is in full bloom The march toward the showdown on Nov. 7 in Raider Stadium continues as both Richmond Senior and Scotland are undefeated in the Southeastern Conference though two weeks. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:00:10 EST Hillenburg: Rockingham Speedway can ‘survive and prosper’ ROCKINGHAM — The green flag may drop once again on racing at Rockingham Speedway. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:31:30 EST Scots edge Pats; Bucks shock Pirates;-Bucks-shock-Pirates ROCKINGHAM — After two league games, there are only two teams left controlling their own destiny — Richmond Senior and Scotland — in the race for the Southeastern Conference title. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:00:10 EST ‘Enough is enough’: Vigil, march target domestic violence ROCKINGHAM — Purple-clad residents filled the area outside of the former Richmond County's Courthouse Monday evening in solidarity against domestic violence. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:41:09 EST Forever a daughter: DAR honors former member ROCKINGHAM — Monday was a proud occasion for friends and relatives of the late Hannah Covington McGee, a Rockingham native and devoted member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:18:15 EST