Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:58:02 EST 1800 Deputies charge 6 in meth sweep ROCKINGHAM — Five Richmond County men were arrested on meth charges Tuesday following a six-month investigation. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:41:51 EST RCC’s economic impact tops $100 million$100-million HAMLET — Richmond Community College delivers a solid return on investment, according to a study conducted by Economic Modeling Specialists International. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:26:51 EST LETTER: Obama-bashing reflects poorly on paper, community To the editor: Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:51:54 EST LETTER: Before supermarkets, city had groceries galore To the editor: Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:51:53 EST A school scandal in the making If lessons from other states are any indication, get ready for scandals, the wasting of millions of dollars of taxpayer money, dreadful student achievement and maybe even fraud next fall as North Carolina turns over the education of thousands of... Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:51:51 EST Former senior center director charged with embezzlement HAMLET — Authorities say the Hamlet Senior Center's former director treated herself to more than $600 worth of personal purchases on her city-issued credit card. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:01:51 EST Gun theft suspect charged in 2 more car break-ins HAMLET — A man accused of stealing automatic weapons from a sheriff's office car last month is facing new charges in a pair of car break-ins. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 11:21:51 EST Man charged in Hamlet break-in HAMLET — Police have charged a Richmond County man in connection with a Monday home break-in. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:56:51 EST Hoffman’s ‘House of Blues’ HOFFMAN — A House of Blues-style concert venue could fill the former Hoffman Elementary School building, potential buyers told town council members Tuesday night. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 02:26:53 EST Child spanked on school bus ROCKINGHAM — An incident involving an L.J. Bell Elementary School bus driver spanking a student on a bus last week was not what it appeared to be, Richmond County Schools officials said Wednesday. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 02:26:52 EST Deputies: Man stole sons’ identities HAMLET — A man is facing multiple identity theft charges after deputies say he used his children's personal information to obtain several credit cards. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 02:21:51 EST Daniel attends court clerks’ conference Contributed photo Thu, 5 Mar 2015 02:11:52 EST Richmond County Hospice names new CEO ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice has hired Kristina Leyden as its new chief executive officer effective March 1, Board of Directors Chairman Neal Watkins said. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 02:06:52 EST Richmond drops season opener ROCKINGHAM — Coming off a 4-12-2 record, Richmond Senior girls soccer coach Bennie Howard knew his team was still going to take its lumps in the early part of the season. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:46:51 EST Raiders blank Warriors ROCKINGHAM — Katie Satterfield wasn't sure what pitch she got, all she knew was that she needed a hit. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:06:51 EST Patterson, Morman to wed Ernest Patterson and Lisa Morman have announced they became engaged in February of 2014 and are now looking forward to their wedding scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Freedom Baptist Church located at 987 U.S. 1 in... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:41:51 EST Coleman joins Sigma Alpha Lambda CHARLOTTE — Danny Ray Coleman of Hamlet has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, a national leadership and honors organization at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:36:52 EST Seek balance in your media diet RALEIGH — Thank you for reading this column. It's not just that I appreciate your interest in what I have to say. I appreciate the fact that you are reading this publication at all. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:36:51 EST Jones on Main set to open March 9 HAMLET — Jones on Main, the restaurant replacing Café on Main, will not keep hungry people waiting for much longer after weather delays caused it to postpone its original grand opening date. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 14:16:51 EST Police: Felon used beer can as deadly weapon ROCKINGHAM — A man accused of hitting a woman in the face with a beer can Tuesday faces a charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:16:52 EST