Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:53:49 EST 1800 Open government workshop planned at RCC HAMLET — A North Carolina open government educator and advocate will lead a Sunshine Week workshop March 19 at Richmond Community College. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 19:01:51 EST Local mission team running to help Haiti ROCKINGHAM —“We live out our mission statement, 'Love God, love others, love the world,' but now feel especially challenged and called to expand our horizons on this third part — love the world.” Fri, 6 Mar 2015 18:46:51 EST Amateur radio club to meet 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, 6 Mar 2015 17:51:52 EST Yorkie snags ‘Cutest Pet’ title ROCKINGHAM — Wearing a blue sweater, a small Yorkshire terrier scampered around the Daily Journal newsroom early Friday afternoon. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:56:52 EST Hamlet church hosts Sister to Sister program 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, 6 Mar 2015 16:31:51 EST Man accused of selling cocaine ROCKINGHAM — A man with a history of theft in the Sandhills is now facing several drug charges. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:56:51 EST Obama fails in war with ISIS Have we, as a country drank a gallon of gullible and topped it off with a slice of lost common sense? It appears some have. So here we go. I want to make it very clear: I have a patriotic respect for the highest political office in the land, that... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:41:51 EST RCC gala bolsters working scholarships HAMLET — Darinda Quick of Rockingham cried when she learned she received the Working Scholarship this spring semester. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 15:16:51 EST Goodwin: Dems must refocus to regain power LAURINBURG — Speaking to the Scotland County Democratic Women on Tuesday from his perspective as a member of North Carolina's Council of State, Wayne Goodwin foresaw a shift in the state's political tides. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST Global Packaging to add 33 jobs in $13 million expansion$13-million-expansion HAMLET — Global Packaging will expand its Richmond County manufacturing plant, hiring 33 new workers and investing more than $13 million in the facility over the next five years, state and local officials said Friday. Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:36:52 EST LETTER: Netanyahu speech shows division and disrespect To the editor: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:26:52 EST Hunters work to save wetlands ROCKINGHAM — Ducks Unlimited, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of wetlands and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, other wildlife and people, held its annual dinner and fundraiser Thursday night at the... Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:21:51 EST Rain changes RSHS schedules ROCKINGHAM — After battling through ice and snow, the Richmond Senior spring sport coaches are having to deal with another weather problem — rain. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 20:41:51 EST Raiders ready to vie for title ROCKINGHAM — The season didn't get off to the best start for the Richmond Senior boys tennis team.Union Pines blanked Richmond 9-0 Monday afternoon, but coach Mike James took it all in stride. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:51:50 EST UPDATE: Richmond County meth busts net 7 arrests ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff's deputies arrested at least seven people on meth charges this week and wrapped up a six-month investigation targeting county meth cooks.Five Richmond County men were arrested Tuesday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:06:51 EST Deputy earns investigator’s certificate William R. Toler | Daily Journal Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:46:50 EST Student arts showcase begins HAMLET — Richmond County Schools 2015 Arts Alive! program will feature gallery tours and a Friday night concert at the Cole Auditorium adjacent to Richmond Community College. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:31:51 EST Pierce to host ‘Women’s Voice’ luncheon HAMLET — State Rep. Garland E. Pierce will be hosting “The Women's Voice” luncheon from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 21 in the Cole Auditorium at Richmond Community College, 1042 W. Hamlet Ave. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:31:53 EST Vulcan Materials boosts United Way giving Contributed photo Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:31:52 EST RCC board hears from high-achieving students HAMLET — High-achieving Richmond Community College students told the school's trustees Tuesday that attending RCC has been a life-changing experience. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:11:51 EST