Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:15:53 EST 1800 Giving back: Former gang member feeds, clothes homeless ROCKINGHAM — James Pickard knows what it's like to be homeless.When he was 16, the New Jersey native said his mother kicked him out of the house because he didn't want to follow the rules. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:15:09 EST Rep. Tim Moore nominated as N.C. House speaker ASHEBORO — Republican lawmakers have nominated state Rep. Tim Moore to serve as speaker of the North Carolina House next year. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:18:10 EST 2nd escaped Hoffman inmate captured MARION — Authorities chased down the second of two escaped Richmond County inmates in a McDowell County junkyard Saturday afternoon. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:29:10 EST Farmers’ Day Parade rolls down Main ELLERBE — Machines made for the fields made their way down Main Street Saturday morning for the 19th annual Farmers' Day Parade. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:30:05 EST Hamlet man charged with cyberstalking of Mississippi woman JACKSON, Miss. — Dolly Sandifer of Jackson began in late September receiving threatening emails from different accounts that escalated into more graphic threats. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:44:09 EST What’s going on in Richmond County churches this weekend? 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. Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:16:09 EST Prison escapee caught HOFFMAN — One of two inmates who climbed a razor-wire fence to break out of Morrison Correctional Institution has been captured on his fifth day of freedom. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:30:16 EST Hamlet names veteran lawman as police chief HAMLET — In his 23 years at the Hamlet Police Department, Capt. Scott Waters has investigated violent crimes, patrolled the city, worked in the schools and supervised officers and detectives. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:40:11 EST CSX celebrates 60 years in Hamlet HAMLET — When Robbie Hill was approached about creating a picture for the 6oth anniversary of the CSX Hamlet Terminal, he said, “Sure.”“They know I doodle around a bit,” Hill said. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:39:05 EST Mabe joins honor society ASHEBORO — Katherine Rebecca Mabe of Rockingham was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Randolph Community College last week. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:11 EST Police seek missing, endangered Aberdeen woman ABERDEEN — A statewide Silver Alert was issued for a missing Moore County woman Friday afternoon. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:44:07 EST Legal Corner: Trusts can protect your assets Wills and trusts are both major parts of estate planning. Both are very popular forms of protection for families and their property. Let's now focus on the basics of a trust. What are trusts, and how can they be useful to you and your... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:36:05 EST City preps for Christmas on the Square William R. Toler | Daily Journal Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:12:10 EST AG Cooper: Hang up on fake Rockingham cops ROCKINGHAM — Attorney General Roy Cooper's office wants you to hang up on fake cops. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:30:09 EST Local doctor a fitness inspiration HAMLET — Dr. Luiz Nascimento, a renal and internal medicine specialist with Sandhills Regional Medical Center, is inspiring his co-workers and friends with his dedication to self-esteem and physical fitness. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:06 EST Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:12:14 EST Chamber: Shop local and win HAMLET — Shopping local this holiday season could benefit more than just the businesses. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:15:04 EST Sheriff: Morven fire chief won’t face charges WADESBORO — No charges will be filed against Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway, Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen announced Thursday morning. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:53:14 EST Student club helps homeless ROCKINGHAM — Members of the Richmond Senior High School Fellowship of Christian Students delivered 24 boxes of canned goods, toiletries and clothes they gathered to donate to the Place of Grace after school Thursday. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:12:25 EST Search follows sightings of 2 escaped inmates HAMLET — Two escaped inmates remained in the wind Thursday after authorities investigated a potential sighting of the men. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:57:08 EST