Your Daily Journal- RSS OPINION Feed Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:26:51 EST 1800 Summer fun awaits for Richmond County kids Summer is just around the corner. Now is the time to start planning activities that will keep your child learning and off the couch. 4-H Summer Fun consists of a series of educational activities designed to make the most of summer vacation by... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:56:51 EST Foam-rolling: A self-massage technique Nowadays with preventive health care being the focal point of a healthy lifestyle, we are seeing foam-rolling become more prevalent than ever. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:11:51 EST Family pet becomes guard dog Last time, I told you about our family dog who was an English collie named Blackey. Today I wanted to tell you a little bit more about Blackey, who sometimes seemed smarter than some people I know. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST LETTER: Meth-making mother endangers her children To the editor:Because of a recent letter to the editor I wrote on March 12 (“Help police, deputies wipe out meth scourge,”) I have been called out as a traitor. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:16:54 EST Where have all the heroes gone? “Were you a part of the Army that made the Indians leave their homes?”David, my 5-year-old grandson, had been learning about American Indians in his preschool. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:16:52 EST Obamacare repeal puts patients first March Madness is quickly coming to an end, and at this point, your basketball bracket might be either busted or barely hanging on. Whether we're N.C. State, UNC or Duke fans, we can all agree that North Carolina's teams have had a good run... Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:11:52 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 ISIS grows as the world watches In a perfect world with perfect people, I could theoretically paint you a perfect picture. Problem is, we do not live in a perfect world with perfect people. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:11:51 EST LETTER: Rockingham’s late, great restaurants To the editor: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:11:52 EST LETTER: Brutality, then and now To the editor: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:31:51 EST LETTER: Drones, executive orders not exclusive to Obama To the editor: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:26:52 EST LETTER: State needs more options on public legal notices To the editor: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:46:51 EST A telling admission on taxes One of the most interesting debates of this General Assembly session is about a proposal by Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown to redistribute local sales tax revenue among counties by increasing the share allocated to rural areas and decreasing how... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 04:41:52 EST Managing moss in the landscape In the spring of the year, many homeowners say to themselves, “THIS is the year I will get the lush, green lawn I've always wanted!” However, this ambition is frequently thwarted by many challenges such as weeds, mole hills and... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 23:46:52 EST The facts about Coenzyme Q10 Coenzyme Q10 is a compound discovered about 50 years ago. This compound is naturally found in our cells, with the highest concentrations in the heart, liver, kidneys and pancreas. Coenzyme Q10 is essential for energy production, muscular contraction... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:01:51 EST LETTER: Is Richmond County stuck in the past? To the editor: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:11:51 EST LETTER: Sandhills Regional recognizes doctors’ diligence To the editor: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:46:51 EST The crappie are biting on the Pee Dee Last Friday, March 20, spring officially came around. Spring is a wonderful season of the year unless you have allergies. Why, folks are taking to the water, planting gardens, tending flowers and it's just a good time to get out of the house. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:41:51 EST LETTER: Time for true patriots to come to America’s aid To the editor: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:31:51 EST