Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:07:48 EST 1800 2 killed in Pinehurst police chase, crash PINEHURST — Two people died Friday night and a third person was injured after a car crashed into a tree during a police chase in Moore County, authorities said. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:52 EST 2 charged with assaulting police officer in Walmart disturbance ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County pair is accused of assaulting a police officer and causing a disturbance at Walmart. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:21:52 EST Motorcycle ride, 5K bring support to Cordova School CORDOVA — One week following a bikers' benefit ride, supporters of a school for special-needs children will again be hitting the pavement — this time on foot. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:31:51 EST Swift Printing ‘treats everyone like family’ ROCKINGHAM — Quick Copy closed on March 31 and with it, Leon Paul III saw an opportunity to fill a void. Nine days later, Swift Printing was born. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:46:51 EST Bellamy performs in honors band Contributed photo Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:41:51 EST Registration open for youth triathlon PINEHURST — In anticipation of its eighth annual Youth Triathlon, FirstHealth Fitness-Pinehurst will host a parent information night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the fitness center at 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst. The session will give... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:21:52 EST Farmers’ market opens 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, 24 Apr 2015 17:06:51 EST Email virus disrupts city’s computers ROCKINGHAM — Not even governments are immune to computer viruses and telephone scams. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:51:51 EST New smoke alarms available from fire department ROCKINGHAM — The replacement of aging smoke detectors for city residents will soon be a phone call away. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:41:52 EST Trees, memorial plaque planted for Arbor Day HAMLET — On Arbor Day, city leaders found a way to honor trees and all they do, as well as Dr. William “Bill” Williams and all that he did, at the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:41:51 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Richmond County Daily Journal's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:39:17 EST Golf tourney carries on Searcy’s legacy ROCKINGHAM — John Searcy was well-known in Richmond County as a police officer and magistrate before his sudden and tragic death due to a heart attack last October. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:26:51 EST Churches to celebrate Pink 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, 24 Apr 2015 15:21:51 EST Firefighters to ‘fill the boot’ for MDA ROCKINGHAM — Firefighters and Muscular Dystrophy Association staffers will kick off the Rockingham Fire Department's first-ever Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:36:51 EST Bojangles’ manager named award finalist ROCKINGHAM — Lisa Knight, the unit director of Bojangles' in Rockingham, has been named among 16 finalists for Bojangles' ShowBo Awards out of managers for more than 250 company-owned restaurants. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:46:51 EST Student leaders show the way ROCKINGHAM — J.D. Lampley, student government president at L.J. Bell Elementary School, received a key to the city from Rockingham Mayor Steve Morris in a powerful gesture of support for young leadership Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:36:51 EST Charges pending in fatal crash LAURINBURG — Charges are pending for a Laurinburg man who caused a Tuesday night crash that killed a 68-year-old, according to 1st Sgt. Joheliah Wilson of the N.C. Highway Patrol. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:01:52 EST Backhoe injures city worker ROCKINGHAM — A city employee was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Friday morning after suffering injuries while working around a backhoe, City Manager Monty Crump said. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:56:51 EST Registration open for cancer survivors’ day PINEHURST — The FirstHealth of the Carolinas celebration of National Cancer Survivors Day returned to Moore Regional Hospital last year after several years at another venue. Feedback about the change was so positive that the event will be held... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:51:51 EST 4 sentenced on meth charges ROCKINGHAM — Four of five people caught in a Richmond County meth ring late last year have been sentenced to federal prison time after taking plea bargains. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:06:51 EST