Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:48:01 EST 1800 Car break-in suspect caught in bushes SOUTHERN PINES — Police have charged a man and a teenager with stealing prescription drugs, purses and valuables in a string of car break-ins. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:36:52 EST The Rock of ages: On cusp of revival, Rockingham Speedway boasts rich history ROCKINGHAM — A nonprofit veterans' assistance group has unveiled a grand vision for the future of Rockingham Speedway. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:41:52 EST ‘Back where I started:’ First sergeant was trooper at heart by 8th grade HAMLET — When 1st Sgt. Joheliah Wilson reported for duty Dec. 8, she already knew the lay of the land. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:16:51 EST Pinecrest pulls away from Richmond ROCKINGHAM — It was just like water torture.Pinecrest slowly kept adding to its lead until eventually the floodgates opened. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:51:54 EST Raiders rout Patriots ROCKINGHAM — To say Richmond Senior was motivated to avenge its earlier loss to Pinecrest would be an understatement. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:51:51 EST Online tip led likely buyer to Rockingham Speedway ROCKINGHAM — The man behind the plan to turn Rockingham Speedway into a rehabilitation community for veterans says this isn't his first attempt to integrate the need for speed with recovery. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:56:51 EST Deputies charge 3 in fatal gunfight WALLACE, S.C. — Sheriff's deputies have charged three people in connection with the Wednesday killing of Daniel Quantin Grooms in a gunfight at a woman's home near the state line. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:41:51 EST What’s happening at Richmond County churches? 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, 23 Jan 2015 17:36:52 EST Racing in the bloodline By Logan Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:16:51 EST 2nd suspect charged in Fidelity Bank robbery TROY — A second person has been charged in connection with a Tuesday armed robbery at Fidelity Bank. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:01:51 EST Aberdeen man seeks top N.C. Democrats’ post ABERDEEN — A Moore County man is on the short list of candidates to lead the North Carolina Democratic Party. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:46:51 EST Author to present Camp Mackall’s history HOFFMAN — The U.S. Army Special Forces Command, working out of the Col. James “Nick” Rowe Training Compound at Camp Mackall, launched the 41st Robin Sage graduation exercise Friday for ambitious paratroopers who want to win the right... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:11:51 EST Village post office opens in Candor CANDOR — A new village post office is now open in Candor, the U.S. Postal Service has announced, offering an alternative to traditional post offices with the convenience of access to postal products and services. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:46:51 EST Legal Corner: Pros, cons of Chapter 11 bankruptcy Last week, the Legal Corner discussed the basics of Chapter 13 bankruptcy and some of the benefits it may provide to individuals who may consider filing. This week, we will cover the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process and some of the advantages and... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:41:51 EST Crime spree nets Morven man 2 life sentences WADESBORO — A Morven man who led authorities on a chase through four counties in 2013 has been sentenced to two life terms in prison. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:21:51 EST People hold the true power I have come to a point in life where I know I have lived the most of it. I have no fear of any man or the outcome of my words that go to print for all to see. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:56:51 EST Sen. McInnis tours Scotland Memorial Hospital LAURINBURG — State Sen. Tom McInnis made a brief visit to Scotland Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon and toured the facility with Greg Wood, Scotland Health Care System's president and CEO. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:41:52 EST NC State falls at Miami CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Sheldon McClellan scored 16 points, Angel Rodriguez added 14 and Miami rallied in the second half to beat North Carolina State 65-60 on Thursday night. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:41:51 EST Regional recreation: City seeks tourism study grant ROCKINGHAM — The city of Rockingham has applied for a $25,000 grant to help fund a study “to determine what is needed to increase tourism in the Uwharrie region.” Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:06:51 EST Raiders still positive despite losses ROCKINGHAM — With each mounting loss, their playoff dreams keep getting bleaker and bleaker.Because of that, Richmond Senior girls basketball coach Victoria DeFrate thought her team may go into a bit of funk. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:36:52 EST