Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 27 May 2015 06:27:36 EST 1800 ‘A mammoth of a mural’ ROCKINGHAM — The downtown area will be a lot more colorful this fall when a mural designed by students of Richmond Community College with support from Arts Richmond goes up. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:06:51 EST Water tower, DOT tractor vandalized HAMLET — A pair of holiday vandalism incidents caused thousands of dollars in damages to county and state property. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:01:52 EST Police chase down suspects ROCKINGHAM — Police are being tight-lipped about an incident that happened early Tuesday afternoon near Walmart. Tue, 26 May 2015 20:21:51 EST RCC to host bookkeeping seminar HAMLET — Recordkeeping is a task entrepreneurs most often take for granted, according to accounting consultant Semone Brisson. Tue, 26 May 2015 18:36:52 EST East Rockingham VFD receives $21,000 grant$21000-grant ROCKINGHAM — The East Rockingham Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $21,179.26 grant through the state's 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund, N.C. Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin said. Tue, 26 May 2015 18:36:51 EST 30-plus graduate early college HAMLET — The commencement ceremony for Richmond Early College High School was held Friday evening on the campus of Richmond Community College with 37 students receiving high school diplomas, including 33 who have also earned an associate degree... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:46:52 EST Farmers’ Market continues Wednesday 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... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:41:51 EST Deputies seek water tank shooter HAMLET — Richmond County sheriff's deputies are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting a county water tank. Tue, 26 May 2015 12:56:51 EST ‘A somber occasion’ DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Clyde Bass was “one of the lucky ones.”He actually returned home from Vietnam. Some of his friends did not. Mon, 25 May 2015 12:31:53 EST Memorial flags honor fallen vets ROCKINGHAM — With two-dozen extra pairs of hands, the work went quickly. By mid-morning, American flags dotted the landscape at Richmond Memorial Park. Mon, 25 May 2015 11:26:51 EST Worn flags given ceremonial send-off Contributed photo Sun, 24 May 2015 19:41:50 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 Service recalls a nation at war united in service ROCKINGHAM — “They paid the ultimate price to protect the United States.” Mon, 25 May 2015 13:36:51 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 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 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