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4-H’ers earn showmanship honors

4-H’ers earn showmanship honors

The 2015 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit is well under way! Randolph County hosted the first show this past weekend …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Girl Scouts learn CPR, first aid

Girl Scouts learn CPR, first aid

HAMLET — Girl Scouts from Richmond County learned lifesaving CPR and emergency first aid techniques during a daylong babysitter training …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man accused of break-in, attack

Man accused of break-in, attack

HAMLET — A man is accused of breaking into a home and trying to attack a woman with a knife. …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Felon charged with selling cocaine

Felon charged with selling cocaine

ROCKINGHAM — A convicted felon with more than two-dozen pending charges was arrested again last week after Richmond County deputies …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Library opens Discovery Zone

Library opens Discovery Zone

ELLERBE — The children of Ellerbe have a better reason than ever to spend their free time at Kemp Memorial …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Bikers pitch in for retired deputy

Bikers pitch in for retired deputy

Dozens of motorcycles rumbled through downtown Rockingham early Saturday afternoon as the Steel Wheels and Playaz Elite riding clubs began …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

‘No one should live like that’

‘No one should live like that’

By Melonie McLaurin mflomer@civitasmedia.com ROCKINGHAM — When a wish-granter, a cancer patient in need and a hands-on church ministry come …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Attempted murder suspect caught in Richmond

Attempted murder suspect caught in Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted on an attempted murder charge has been picked up by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies. Richard …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Animal Advocates face cash crunch

Animal Advocates face cash crunch

ROCKINGHAM — “My money tree is dead. Our fosters are full. Our boarding and vets bills are overdue and maxed …

July 31st, 2015 |  

State defends registration of backyard birds

State defends registration of backyard birds

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is defending a mandate that has ruffled the feathers of …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Not in Kansas anymore

Not in Kansas anymore

Matt Harrelson | Daily Journal Richmond County Community Theatre Director Shelly Walker, red shirt, directs, from left to right, Mary …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Lindsey retires from RCC after 12-year tenure

Lindsey retires from RCC after 12-year tenure

HAMLET — Mark Lindsey is retiring from Richmond Community College this month after 12 years of service to the college. …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Several county events taking place this weekend

Several county events taking place this weekend

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Shaping N.C.’s budget with an eye to the future

Shaping N.C.’s budget with an eye to the future

Across North Carolina, the days are drawing ever shorter and fall is on the horizon (although you wouldn’t know it …

July 31st, 2015 |  

County churches to celebrate homecomings

County churches to celebrate homecomings

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

July 31st, 2015 |  

Leak Street campers recognized

Leak Street campers recognized

Melonie McLaurin | Daily Journal The Rev. Ricardo Leak Sr of Hamlet presented J.C. Watkins an award for his service …

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

Jammin’ in the plaza

Jammin’ in the plaza

William R. Toler | Daily Journal Rick Strickland, lead vocalist and guitarist of the Rick Strickland Band, lands after signaling …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Man charged with not completing work

ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of taking money from Richmond County homeowners for remodeling work and never completing the …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Riders revved up for retired deputy’s Saturday benefit

Riders revved up for retired deputy’s Saturday benefit

ROCKINGHAM — Mike Stokes, CEO of the Steel Wheels Riding Club, wants to remind everyone that the benefit ride and …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Art gallery makes room for more

Art gallery makes room for more

ROCKINGHAM — Local artist Margaret (Peggy) Andersen will be making room for new works of art in her studio in …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Dirty water irks residents

Dirty water irks residents

CORDOVA — Dawne Miller got a message from her daughter last Friday with a photo of a dark liquid in …

July 30th, 2015 |  

$80K drug bust called ‘a huge win’

$80K drug bust called ‘a huge win’

RUBY, S.C. — Authorities say more than $80,000 in prescription pills and nearly $8,000 in cash was seized from a …

July 30th, 2015 |  

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