Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 19 Sep 2014 02:33:23 EST 1800 Hudson’s bill to limit airline fees passes U.S. House WASHINGTON — A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson to limit the Transportation Security Administration's air travel fees passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:38:07 EST Church feeds first responders HAMLET — It's been 14 years and seven days since the 9/11 terror attacks, but community support for people who work in emergency services is surging in Richmond County. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:55:20 EST 5 arrested in Hamlet Depot and Museums break-ins HAMLET — Five suspects have been arrested in two separate snack machine break-ins.Police say the Hamlet Train Depot, and subsequently a snack machine, was broken into Aug. 30. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:50:11 EST Rock City Wings to celebrate grand opening ROCKINGHAM — After much anticipation, chicken wing fans in Richmond County finally have a place to call home. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:38:14 EST Mayor hits bear near county line HOFFMAN — Ellerbe Mayor Lee Berry was on his way home last Thursday when he made an unexpected stop — by hitting a bear. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:38:20 EST Crash closes busy intersection ROCKINGHAM — A two-car crash at the intersection of East Broad Avenue and Long Drive sent two people to the hospital and blocked traffic for more than an hour Thursday as paramedics, police and firefighters assessed injuries and... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:29:09 EST What everyone should know about domestic violence October is more than just the season for Halloween, it's also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. And the Centers for Disease Control's National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey tells a scary story. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:44:15 EST Rep. Pierce to meet with elementary students HAMLET — State Rep. Garland Pierce will meet with students at Monroe Avenue Elementary School on Monday as part of a back-to-school program sponsored by the National Conference of State Legislators. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:31:15 EST RCC truck driving program plans orientation HAMLET — Richmond Community College has entered a partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute to offer truck driver training this fall. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:19:10 EST New physician joins women’s health center SOUTHERN PINES — Dr. Lee R. Lowery found just the medical practice he had hoped to join in the Southern Pines Women's Health Center, a FirstHealth clinic. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:54:13 EST 2 arrested on cocaine charges ROCKINGHAM — Two Richmond County men have been arrested on cocaine charges in separate incidents. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:00:16 EST Complaint alleges air pollution HAMLET — Duke Energy's Sherwood H. Smith Jr. energy complex off Airport Road is at the center of a civil complaint to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed Wednesday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:35:26 EST Kids’ fishing event planned at McKinney Lake HOFFMAN — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and Richmond County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will host a Greenwing kids' fishing event at the McKinney Lake State Fish Hatchery from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 27. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:03:18 EST Justice Jackson speaks on judicial role HAMLET — A North Carolina Supreme Court justice made the trip from Raleigh to speak at Richmond Community College for Constitution Day on Wednesday. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:55:13 EST Cornhole tourney to benefit humane society ROCKINGHAM — Bean bags will be flying through the air Saturday at the Richmond Pines Country Club during the Tossin' for Tails Cornhole Tournament. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:39:23 EST 2 charged in Walmart meth bust CHERAW, S.C. — An alert sheriff's deputy busted an apparent mobile meth lab and arrested two men after noticing suspicious behavior while shopping at Walmart. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:12:05 EST Church bells to chime for Constitution Day ROCKINGHAM — Bells will be ringing in Richmond County and across the country this afternoon. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:01:36 EST Deputies: Meth convict caught with precursor ROCKINGHAM — Eight days after her conviction on meth charges, sheriff's deputies say a Richmond County woman was caught with a key ingredient of methamphetamine. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:15:07 EST Police: Car thief broke into home HAMLET — A defendant accused in a rash of car break-ins has also been charged with forcing his way into a Hamlet home and raiding the fridge. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:14:09 EST GOP sheriff candidate questions decrease in county’s violent crime ROCKINGHAM — A candidate for Richmond County sheriff is questioning statistics on the county's crime rate. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:57:14 EST