Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 28 Mar 2015 05:23:13 EST 1800 Man charged with shooting into house in murder attempt ROCKINGHAM — Police say a Richmond County man fired two gunshots into a city home in an attempt on a man's life. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:01:57 EST Hoggard steps down at Richmond ROCKINGHAM — The lure to be closer to his parents was too much for Paul Hoggard to resist. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:01:55 EST Jury selection complete; murder trial to begin Monday ROCKINGHAM — The final two jury alternates were chosen Friday in the murder trial of Alexander Ingram. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:21:52 EST Seniors get a second prom night Matt Harrelson | Daily Journal Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:51:51 EST Police: Woman punched officer in Food Lion disturbance ROCKINGHAM — A woman accused of causing a Thursday disturbance at Food Lion is charged with threatening a police officer and punching him in the head. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:36:52 EST Operation Medicine Drop collects 62,000 doses ROCKINGHAM — With Richmond County residents' help, the county sheriff's office and the Rockingham Police Department were able to dispose of more than 62,000 doses of medication during this year's Operation Medicine... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:21:52 EST Church to hold celebration praise party 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 Mar 2015 16:41:51 EST Death probe expands to Scotland County LAURINBURG — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has expanded its investigation into the murder of two men, whose badly decomposed bodies were found in a well on a private property last weekend, to Scotland County. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:31:52 EST Hoggard resigns at Richmond, hired at Holmes ROCKINGHAM — After eight seasons leading the Richmond Senior football team, Paul Hoggard stepped down today to accept the head coaching position with John A. Holmes in Edenton. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:16:51 EST Working to bring more jobs to the Sandhills I am very glad to see sunshine and blooming flowers in place of the ice and snow we experienced in late February. The bad weather caused delays at the legislature and we have been very busy trying to meet deadlines for filing bills and meeting with... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:56:51 EST Incorporating your small business Last week, we reviewed the start-up process for limited-liability companies. This week, let's focus on the beginning steps for successfully forming a corporation. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:36:52 EST Grassy Island Road to be repaved ELLERBE — Work crews will repave sections of Grassy Island Road in northern Richmond County under a N.C. Department of Transportation resurfacing project. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:26:51 EST McInnis: Profs should be teachers first RALEIGH — Richmond County's state senator wants to put North Carolina college professors back in the classroom. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:36:52 EST Medical emergency delays trial ROCKINGHAM — The first murder trial of the year sustained another delay early Thursday.Defense attorney Stephen Freedman had a medical emergency involving his eye and had to go to a doctor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:26:51 EST Deputies arrest four on meth charges ROCKINGHAM — Three men and a woman were arrested on meth charges in a three-day span, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:51:51 EST Father turns self in for child support ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted on a charge for failure to pay child support has turned himself in. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:36:51 EST McInnis backs bill to keep grading scale RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis has introduced a bill to keep the 15-point grading scale used to measure school performance around for at least two more years. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:56:51 EST Praise concert planned Sunday DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Singer-songwriter Michael J. Ross and the New Bethel AME Zion Church Gospel Choir and Friends will lead a Celebration Praise Party 4 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel AME Zion Church. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:51:53 EST 5 lbs seized in pot raid ROCKINGHAM — Detectives have seized 5 pounds of marijuana in a raid on a city home, Police Chief Billy Kelly said Thursday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST Trial delayed again ROCKINGHAM — The first murder trial of the year suffered another delay early Thursday.Defense attorney Stephen Freedman had a medical emergency involving his eye and had to go to a doctor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:31:51 EST