Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:10:47 EST 1800 Raiders win track meet CHARLOTTE — In its final preparation before Tuesday's Southeastern Conference meet at UNC Pembroke, the Richmond Senior boys track and field team added more hardware to the trophy case. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:41:51 EST No tax credits for illegal immigrants Last week was a stressful one for many of us as we stared down the daunting tax code to file our taxes by Wednesday's deadline. To say our tax code is a mess is an understatement. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:51:51 EST Hamlet museum manager accepts Charlotte Chamber job HAMLET — A flurry of resignations that began last August has seemingly lost no steam — on Friday, Museum Director and Downtown Coordinator Chuck McShane became the latest to ride the rails out of town. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:41:51 EST Dems fighting for every vote ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Democrats need the eye of the tiger to win in 2016, state Rep. Ken Goodman says. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:21:51 EST Richmond keeps rolling, blanks Lumberton ROCKINGHAM — No one officially timed it, but the softball game between Lumberton and Richmond Senior may have lasted longer than the bus ride to Rockingham.If it did, it was barely over the time. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:56:52 EST Running for a cause ROCKINGHAM — Runners of all ages hustled along Hitchcock Creek and cruised past city landmarks last Saturday as the Foundation of FirstHealth brought its annual Run for the Ribbons downtown. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:11:52 EST Drivers’ ed costs could shift HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Education could be off the hook for driver education dollars if state legislators agree to change the funding formula. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:11:51 EST Raiders rock Bucks in SEC clash RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior softball team has a philosophy it tries to follow in a game.It didn't seem the players were going to need to live by those words through the first 5 ½ innings. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:31:52 EST Richmond blasts Hoke RAEFORD — The Richmond Senior baseball team continued its hot streak against Hoke this season. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:26:51 EST Pats trip Raiders in tennis SOUTHERN PINES — The Richmond Senior boys tennis team needed a victory over Pinecrest to secure a spot in the 4A dual team playoffs. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:01:52 EST 3 charged in meth bust WADESBORO — Three men were arrested Wednesday after police say they left items used for making methamphetamine out in plain sight. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:11:51 EST Woman charged in Belk baby clothes theft ROCKINGHAM — A 33-year-old woman is accused of stealing nearly $250 worth of baby clothing from Belk. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:16:51 EST Police: Man stole flowers, shopping cart HAMLET — Police say a man stole flowers and a shopping cart from Hamlet's Food Lion supermarket on Thursday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:01:51 EST From the mills to the marble halls ROCKINGHAM — It's not every year that two college presidents from Richmond County who share the first name Jerry and have keys to the city of Rockingham retire — but that's what is happening this year, and not entirely by... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:11:51 EST 37 apply for Richmond football job ROCKINGHAM — The statement from Richmond Senior officials was direct and to the point.And showed the process to find the 10th head football coach in the school's history is moving forward to the next stage. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:11:52 EST Spring dance set for 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, 17 Apr 2015 16:56:51 EST Church to host ‘Queen for a Day’ pageant 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, 17 Apr 2015 16:46:51 EST Sheriff’s K-9 unit visits Cordova School Photo courtesy of Richmond County SchoolsStudents at Cordova School were excited to have Richmond County sheriff's deputies and their K-9 unit stop by for a demonstration earlier this month. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:41:51 EST Daily Journal reporter receives award ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Daily Journal has won a statewide award for its coverage of homelessness issues. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:06:51 EST Pierce: Create N.C. veterans’ agency RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland E. Pierce wants a North Carolina veterans' agency led by a cabinet-level secretary and a law to ensure military experience can be used to qualify vets for civilian jobs in law enforcement and emergency medical... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:46:51 EST