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Marston man faces child sex charges

Marston man faces child sex charges

MARSTON — A Scotland County man was charged Saturday with 20 sexual offenses involving a minor, according to authorities. Joshua …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Local cannabis crusader featured in Time

Local cannabis crusader featured in Time

By William R. Toler | wtoler@civitasmedia.com ROCKINGHAM — When Perry Parks flipped through the pages of a Time magazine special …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

Crump claims administrative professional award

Crump claims administrative professional award

Leeann Crump, Richmond County Cooperative Extension administrative assistant, was presented with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association South …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Officials: Be ready for emergencies

Officials: Be ready for emergencies

ROCKINGHAM — Donna Wright, director of emergency services for Richmond County, said September is the month when North Carolinians need …

August 31st, 2015 |  

4-H’er attends commissioners’ summit

4-H’er attends commissioners’ summit

A 4-H’er from Richmond County attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Youth Summit held Aug. 21-22 …

August 31st, 2015 |  

‘A protest, not a parade:’ NAACP march centers on voting rights

‘A protest, not a parade:’ NAACP march centers on voting rights

ROCKINGHAM — African-Americans’ voting rights in North Carolina have been set back a half-century, NAACP leaders said as a five-state …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

Obama makes waves by renaming Mount McKinley

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama on his …

August 31st, 2015 |  

County to vote on Ledbetter assessment

County to vote on Ledbetter assessment

ROCKINGHAM — A second and final public hearing regarding the creation of a special assessment district to pay for repairs …

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  

PHOTOS: America’s Journey for Justice

PHOTOS: America’s Journey for Justice

Photos by Corey Friedman | Daily Journal The Rev. Dian Griffin Jackson of Rockingham speaks during a rally held Saturday …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Man faces theft charges

Man faces theft charges

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on Moore County theft charges Friday afternoon. Christopher Eugene Dennis, 39, …

August 30th, 2015 |  

A new Place of Grace

A new Place of Grace

ROCKINGHAM — The Rev. Gary Richardson, CEO of the Place of Grace Rescue Mission, plans to break ground on an …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Rockingham man’s plea gains recognition for rare disease

Rockingham man’s plea gains recognition for rare disease

ROCKINGHAM — Tobey Ussery called state Sen. Tom McInnis and emailed Gov. Pat McCrory seeking support for North Carolina to …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Incest, sex crime suspect jailed

Incest, sex crime suspect jailed

ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County habitual felon is now facing sex crime charges. Deputies say 39-year-old Larry James Swinnie Jr. …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 29th, 2015. |  

Local Forest Service officials headed west to fight wildfires

Local Forest Service officials headed west to fight wildfires

With an average of 65 wildfires burning right now in the western United States, forestry personnel from across the country …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Cordova church to host praise band Sunday

Cordova church to host praise band Sunday

The deadline for all church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Items may be dropped off at our office at 105 …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Ministry helps family displaced by fire

Ministry helps family displaced by fire

ROCKINGHAM — April Martin was shopping at Belk in Richmond Plaza when the home she shares with several relatives caught …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Farmers exempt from noise complaints, county zoning

Farmers exempt from noise complaints, county zoning

Last week in the Legal Corner, we began a segment involving legal matters North Carolina farmers encounter when starting their …

August 28th, 2015 |  

September is bug month at Discovery Place Kids

September is bug month at Discovery Place Kids

ROCKINGHAM — Discovery Place Kids is buzzing with fun during the month of September. The interactive children’s museum has designated …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Man charged with $8K debit card fraud

Man charged with $8K debit card fraud

ROCKINGHAM — Police say a man used a woman’s debit card to withdraw nearly $8,000 over a four-month span. Azriah …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Man charged with stealing allergy meds

Man charged with stealing allergy meds

ROCKINGHAM — A Randolph County man is accused of stealing pills and batteries from a local pharmacy twice in the …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Business seminars start Thursday at RCC

HAMLET — Richmond Community College’s Small Business Center has partnered with N.C. Rural Entrepreneurship for Action Learning to offer a …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Seaboard Festival 5K to celebrate Hamlet’s history

Seaboard Festival 5K to celebrate Hamlet’s history

HAMLET — The Seaboard Festival is one of the biggest events every fall in Richmond County, but the race that …

August 27th, 2015 |  

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