NEWS


8:11 pm
Updated: 8:16 pm. |    
Richmond County under flood watch until early Thursday
Juvenile age bill lauded in Richmond County

Juvenile age bill lauded in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — A bill making its way through the state legislature would change the age at which teens could be tried as adults.There are some in ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Running for a reason

Running for a reason

ROCKINGHAM — Twenty law enforcement officers from three departments were seen running down U.S. 74 Business late Friday morning — but they...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Richmond Early College High SchoolClass of 2017 graduates

Richmond Early College High SchoolClass of 2017 graduates

Carsen Thomas Adams — Associate in Science, BETA ClubJamie Nicole AllenKendra Aranda-Castillo — Associate in Arts, BETA ClubManasses Arand...

May 19th, 2017 |  


RCC students place at HOSA competition

RCC students place at HOSA competition

Courtesy photosStudents in Richmond Community College’s Charter Health Occupational Professionals group, referred to as HOSA, attended the State...

May 19th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth Moore Regional recognized for stroke care

PINEHURST — In 2016, the stroke care program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital treated 682 stroke and transient ischemic attack patients.Th...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Feds: 83 gang members arrested in 5-state raid

CHARLOTTE (AP) — More than 80 members of the United Blood Nation gang have been indicted as part of a five-state crackdown on gang activity, fed...

May 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Richmond Senior softball records 11 hits in win over Mooresville

Richmond Senior softball records 11 hits in win over Mooresville

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior softball team finally made it over the hump.Thanks to seven players combining for 11 hits at the plate, the Lad...

May 19th, 2017 |  


5 Lady Raiders selected to All-SEC team

5 Lady Raiders selected to All-SEC team

ROCKINGHAM — For the second straight year, the Richmond Senior girls soccer team placed five athletes on the All-Southeastern Conference team.Se...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Miller picks up 3rd scholarship offer

Miller picks up 3rd scholarship offer

ROCKINGHAM — A lot of good things have happened for Dante Miller over the last two months.The rising senior, who plays running back for the Rich...

May 18th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Cagle: The peril of racing still exists

Cagle: The peril of racing still exists

Last year, I was working with a team and driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Kansas. On lap 48, we got turned coming off turn four and ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Johnson, Haywood, Loving named All-SEC

Johnson, Haywood, Loving named All-SEC

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior baseball team placed three players on the 2017 All-Southeastern Conference team that was recently released.Seni...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Richmond Senior football opens spring practice with tons of energy

Richmond Senior football opens spring practice with tons of energy

ROCKINGHAM — After wrapping up the second day of spring practice Tuesday, coach Bryan Till said he’s “encouraged” by the amount of energy and ...

May 17th, 2017 updated: May 17th, 2017. |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


7:28 pm
Updated: 7:38 pm. |    
The Way She Goes plays first hometown show

Richmond County churches hosting fundraisers this weekend

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email William Toler at [email protected]..

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


The last dance — Prom at Cordova School

The last dance — Prom at Cordova School

William R. Toler | Daily JournalThomas Berry owns the dance floor at the Cordova School prom Friday afternoon. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


The problems of vacation planning

The problems of vacation planning

The time of year when my wife and I plan our vacation has come again. In nearly 20 years of marriage, we have never agreed on a vacation. To be honest...

May 18th, 2017 |  


The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email William Toler at [email protected]..

May 12th, 2017 |  


County churches hosting family and friends day on Sunday

County churches hosting family and friends day on Sunday

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...

May 12th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Party divides are no surprise

Party divides are no surprise

Would it surprise you to learn that, depending on the poll and specific questions asked, between a quarter and a third of Democrats identify their vie...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Uneven approach to putting freedom back on the menu

TAR HEEL VIEW: Uneven approach to putting freedom back on the menu

Need proof that the Old North State is awash in needless regulation? Look no further than the saga of Senate Bill 24.SB 24 is a useful bill — an...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


GMOs: We are what we eat

GMOs: We are what we eat

I, of course, have a point to get to — and I will in a roundabout way. I need to say that our government has worked hand-in-hand with Monsanto, ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: The last word stands on voting restrictions

TAR HEEL VIEW: The last word stands on voting restrictions

The last legal word on North Carolina’s voting restrictions stands. It was the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 2016 ruling that found election...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Heroes can be found in the jury box

Heroes can be found in the jury box

Not all heroes wear capes. Some dress comfortably, but not too casually, avoiding halter or tank tops, cut-off jeans, and offensive t-shirts. I am, of...

May 18th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Is Donald Trump dangerous enough yet, Republicans?

TAR HEEL VIEW: Is Donald Trump dangerous enough yet, Republicans?

It wasn’t illegal. It wasn’t treason. It was incompetence.Last week, in a White House meeting, the president of the United States gave awa...

May 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


7:54 pm
Updated: 8:04 pm. |    
Dance company makes bold move into downtown Rockingham
Hopeful hires brave heat for Rue 21 jobs

Hopeful hires brave heat for Rue 21 jobs

ROCKINGHAM — Hundreds of people braved Thursday afternoon’s heat to stand in line for a job with Rue 21.Forty-five minutes after the job f...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Monogramming on Main Street

Monogramming on Main Street

ROCKINGHAM — Another small business has taken up residency downtown — this time in the form of Simply Chic Monogram Boutique.Co-owners and...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


3 companies move under one roof

3 companies move under one roof

ROCKINGHAM — Tim and Nicole Hayden first went into business together in 1995 with Exit Realty after developing a mobile home park in Hoffman. Se...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Bank of America Stadium tour, Myrtle Beach trips planned for party bus

Bank of America Stadium tour, Myrtle Beach trips planned for party bus

ROCKINGHAM — Local youth soon won’t be able to complain about having nothing to do or anywhere to go during the summer.A Delightful Tour&#...

May 24th, 2016 |  


New greenhouse filling in for David’s Produce

New greenhouse filling in for David’s Produce

ROCKINGHAM — Cause and effect.David’s Produce in Ellerbe closed its doors in February after 33 years providing fruits, vegetables and plan...

May 21st, 2016 updated: May 23rd, 2016. |  


Rockingham boutique getting back to its ‘roots’

Rockingham boutique getting back to its ‘roots’

ROCKINGHAM — A new southern-inspired apparel boutique has opened up on Fayetteville Road, and Tina Sugg says she’s got items for the whole...

May 12th, 2016 updated: May 12th, 2016. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA