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Preserving farmland for future generations

Preserving farmland for future generations

Last week in the Legal Corner, we discussed in some detail the rights of farmers and some of the eligibility …

September 4th, 2015 |  

Reading between the little white lies

Reading between the little white lies

It has come to my attention recently that people do not tell the truth. I know what you are thinking. …

September 4th, 2015 |  

All lives matter — black, white and blue

All lives matter — black, white and blue

In the past, I have written and said things that were not politically correct. Well, imagine that! All I can …

September 4th, 2015 updated: September 4th, 2015. |  

LETTER: Animal shelter needs our support

To the editor: Every month when I write out our bills, I send a small check to our Richmond County …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

LETTER: Is our money worth the paper it’s printed on?

To the editor: I hear a lot of people say, keep “In God we Trust” on our money, but if …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

Stigmatizing grades for poor schools

State education officials released the results of the second year of the troubling A-F school grading system Wednesday morning and …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

LETTER: Pagan gods, days of the week and Leviathan

To the editor: In my last letter concerning the monster called Leviathan, I used Exodus 23:13. In my Hebraic Roots …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

LETTER: Writer playing victim threw barbs of her own

To the editor: When I saw a letter in the paper last week written by Barbara Leviner Jackson, one thought …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Trump to fade as voters seek safety in the past

Trump to fade as voters seek safety in the past

RALEIGH — I have a theory about the 2016 presidential election. It has the virtue of fitting the data currently …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Should news stop at the county line?

Should news stop at the county line?

Is there too much regional news in your Richmond County Daily Journal? The answer may depend on whether you hold …

September 1st, 2015 updated: September 1st, 2015. |  

Drying foods to enjoy year-round

Drying foods to enjoy year-round

The Rockingham Farmers’ Market offers a great selection of fresh, flavorful and local produce. As farmers’ markets’ popularity grows, so …

September 1st, 2015 |  

LETTER: Obama’s disdain for law enforcement officers

To the editor: Well, well, well. I saw the letter in the Daily Journal where Patti Almanza said Obama was …

September 1st, 2015 |  

How Panther Creek got its name

How Panther Creek got its name

Aliens of today are not the only new group of people to come into our country. In revolutionary times, Richmond …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

Innovation, promise at UNC Pembroke

It’s that time of year again as our students pack their bookbags to head back to school. For some of …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Riverside dining with the locals

Riverside dining with the locals

How do you find a home-cooking restaurant that is both near an interstate highway and on or near the water? …

August 31st, 2015 |  

Norman Fest entering 6th year

Norman Fest entering 6th year

This will be the start of our sixth year with Norman Fest. I look back, and I am amazed at …

August 30th, 2015 |  

LETTER: Best and brightest or dumbest and dullest?

To the editor: State Sen. Tom McInnis recently said that the student is “the most important customer we have in …

August 30th, 2015 |  

OUR VIEW: North Carolina’s double standard on gaming ‘vice’

You might recall back in the spring of last year that many convenience stores across eastern North Carolina received unexpected …

August 29th, 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 |  

Superman inspires floating ‘flight’

Superman inspires floating ‘flight’

I know what you’re thinking: How and why did he have to bring Superman into the picture? Because I can. …

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

LETTER: If John the Baptist ran for president

To the editor: Creating the right image during the presidential debates is the goal of every handler. As the debates …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Has pumpkin spice craze finally peaked?

Has pumpkin spice craze finally peaked?

There was a simpler time, not long ago, when the changing of the seasons was quite obvious. We had the …

August 27th, 2015 |  

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