Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Wed, 27 May 2015 03:28:03 EST 1800 Two Raiders head to St. Andrews ROCKINGHAM — After tying a school record in wins this season, it isn't surprising that several members of the Richmond Senior boys soccer team will be playing at the next level. Tue, 26 May 2015 22:26:51 EST Jacobs tops all-SEC team ROCKINGHAM — For the second straight year, the Southeastern Conference's softball Player of the Year award will go to the same household.It's just that a different member of the family earned it this season. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:36:51 EST ‘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 Local sports briefs Whitfield leads school to title Tue, 26 May 2015 16:36:52 EST LETTER: Better health care for the Capitol Hill crowd? To the editor: Tue, 26 May 2015 16:31:52 EST LETTER: Memories of ‘Miss Mamie’ at Roberdell School To the editor: Tue, 26 May 2015 16:26:54 EST Making peace with newfangled gadgets My grandparents will always hold a very special place in my heart. Everybody else called them Hopie and Gladys, but to us, they were Granddaddy and Grandmother. (She was always Mother to her children and Grandmother to her grandchildren — never... Tue, 26 May 2015 16:06:51 EST How will Obama rate in pantheon of U.S. presidents? “How will historians rate Barack Obama's presidency?” Tue, 26 May 2015 15:46:52 EST Creech, Dobbins big winners at ‘The Rock’ Special to the Daily Journal Tue, 26 May 2015 15:46:51 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 NASCAR needs a tweak for fans’ sake There was very little drama the last two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway.For the casual NASCAR fan, that isn't a good thing. For the hardcore follower of the sport, this really isn't a good thing. Mon, 25 May 2015 21:21:51 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 Gamble pays off for Edwards CONCORD — To everyone else at Charlotte Motor Speedway it was a gamble, but to Carl Edwards' crew, it was anything but a risk. Mon, 25 May 2015 18:16:51 EST