Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Mon, 25 May 2015 04:42:03 EST 1800 Gamble pays off for Edwards CONCORD — It was a gamble that Carl Edwards hoped would pay off big time.It did. Sun, 24 May 2015 23:41:51 EST Worn flags given ceremonial send-off Contributed photo Sun, 24 May 2015 19:41:50 EST Vets deserve more than lip service Once again, Memorial Day weekend has passed. This weekend is commonly regarded as the country's gateway to summertime and the time for cookouts, beach trips, good times with family and friends and the chance to sleep in on Monday. Sun, 24 May 2015 19:31:52 EST LETTER: Welfare system often helps the wrong people To the editor:Any time you try to educate the masses, you run the risk of much disapproval. You get some positive response from the worker bees. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:51:52 EST Honor fallen by caring for our veterans Patriotism. It's one of many feelings I get when I see an American flag. More than just stitches and dye on a piece of fabric, the American flag stands for liberty, freedom and pride. Sun, 24 May 2015 18:41:51 EST Legal Corner: Prenups and separation agreements Last week, the Legal Corner discussed the minimum requirements for obtaining an absolute divorce. Before we dive deeper into some of the issues that are faced after filing for divorce, let's cover the differences between prenuptial and... Sun, 24 May 2015 18:36:51 EST Foot chase leads to cocaine bust SOUTHERN PINES — Police charged a man with cocaine trafficking Thursday night after officers caught him in a chase through the woods behind his home. Sun, 24 May 2015 15:31:51 EST Worldly wines, local flavor MOUNT GILEAD — When entering the gates of the Little River Vineyards and Winery, the enchanting vineyards immediately steal the spotlight. Sun, 24 May 2015 05:11:52 EST OUR VIEW: County’s tribute to fallen veterans continues to grow While most Richmond County residents sleep in Monday, 87-year-old Jimmy Brigman will rise before the sun and ferry thousands of American flags to Richmond Memorial Park. Sun, 24 May 2015 05:06:51 EST ‘They were like John Wayne’ ROCKINGHAM — “They paid the ultimate price to protect the United States.” Sat, 23 May 2015 13:56:51 EST Man faces incest, sex abuse charges PINEBLUFF — A 21-year-old man was charged Friday with sexually abusing a teenage relative.Reginald Dwayne Taylor of 115 Renee Drive south of the town of Pinebluff was arrested and jailed on a $750,000 secured bond. Sat, 23 May 2015 12:31:52 EST Self-taught artist opens painting studio ROCKINGHAM — The downtown area has a new art studio that gives people a chance to paint their own pictures during classes, parties and events at local restaurants. Sun, 24 May 2015 05:12:03 EST Help for homeless students ROCKINGHAM — Two hundred and two is only a number, but for Paullett Wall, the number represents a blemish on Richmond County's complexion — one she has devoted her life to healing. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:16:52 EST Spartans slay Raiders HUDSON — It was tailor-made for a comeback.Richmond Senior's top hitter at the plate with a chance to keep the inning alive for the team's top run producers. Fri, 22 May 2015 22:01:52 EST Rockingham mom, son split $150,000 lottery prize$150000-lotto-prize ROCKINGHAM— Richard McFayden and his mother Katherine McFayden of Rockingham are the latest players to win the $150,000 top prize in the N.C. Education Lottery's new $500 Mayhem game. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:46:50 EST Legionnaires honor veterans Contributed photo Fri, 22 May 2015 20:36:51 EST Griffin Toyota ‘a feather in the cap’ for Hamlet HAMLET — Richmond County Chamber of Commerce leaders as well as Hamlet and county officials gathered Friday afternoon for the grand reopening of Griffin Toyota on U.S. 74 East. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:06:52 EST Social worker: Richmond County needs more foster parents ROCKINGHAM — Theressa Smith is looking for a few good parents.Smith, who works with foster care licensing through the Department of Social Services, says the 11 licensed homes in the county aren't enough. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:36:52 EST Memorial Day program 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, 22 May 2015 16:36:51 EST Churches to celebrate Pentecost 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, 22 May 2015 15:56:51 EST