Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/ http://yourdailyjournal.com/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:07:19 EST 1800 Your vote counts http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4569792/Your-vote-counts The Richmond County Board of Elections has coordinated a schedule for early voting that will exceed the state minimum of 113 hours by 30 minutes. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easterling seeks re-election to BOE http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news-news_education/4560242/Easterling-seeks-re-election-to-BOE Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of candidate profiles for the May 6 primary election to be published between now and April 30 in The Daily Journal. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Authorities bust cock fighting ring http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4562396/Authorities-bust-cock-fighting-ring Nearly 50 people of all descriptions, young and old, male and female, were arrested or given citations for participating in a cock fight this past weekend near McBee, said Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Briana... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Judge to Parker: ‘No one is above the law’ http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top-news/4562149/Judge-to-Parker:-No-one-is-above-the-law Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sanford Marion “Sam” Parker Jr. will spend two years behind bars after being found guilty on each of the eight charges of public corruption against him. His sentence, handed down by Judge Lee S. Alford,... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Here’s lookin’ at you! http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4562326/Heres-lookin-at-you Here's your chance to show off your selfie! Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham woman charged with meth http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top/4561047/Rockingham-woman-charged-with-meth On Monday, Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested Valerie Dawn Veach, 39, for selling methamphetamine at her residence. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders take down Trojans for title http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4562238/Raiders-take-down-Trojans-for-title SHALLOTTE — The trip to the beach was exactly what Richmond coach Ricky Young wanted for his team.Have fun, play good baseball and win the Beach Diamond Invitational Baseball Tournament. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Richmond rallies to capture crown, stay undefeated http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4562232/Richmond-rallies-to-capture-crown-stay-undefeated SHALLOTTE — For the first time all season, Richmond Senior went into its final at-bat trailing its opponent.With their 20-game winning streak on the line, the Raiders responded to the challenge. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Cities fight to maintain control from state http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial/4562000/Cities-fight-to-maintain-control-from-state We've been alarmed at many threads coursing through the General Assembly, but one of the more ironic has been the Republican majority's efforts to circumscribe and undermine city governments. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Whose line is it? http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4552217/Whose-line-is-it Submitted photo Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Aiken seeks re-election to BOE http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news-news_education/4544541/Aiken-seeks-re-election-to-BOE Editor's note: This is the third in a series of candidate profiles for the May 6 primary election to be published between now and April 30 in The Daily Journal. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Managing my garden http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4544414/Managing-my-garden Come spring I always like to plant myself several gardens. Since I've moved, the only place I have to plant my garden is on the sides of two steep hills behind my house. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Milking public education http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4544454/Milking-public-education The building stood facing me, the windows staring ahead like hundreds of scrutinizing eyes. It was larger than I thought it would be. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Early voting begins Thursday http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4545812/Early-voting-begins-Thursday The Richmond County Board of Elections has coordinated a schedule for early voting that will exceed the state minimum of 113 hours by 30 minutes. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Vote early, vote often http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial/4544526/Vote-early-vote-often We do not, of course, condone or endorse illegal voting but by use of that headline — well, we had to get your attention somehow. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rush helps Raiders into title game http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4546831/Rush-helps-Raiders-into-title-game SHALLOTTE — For the second straight contest, Mike Rush stepped up for Richmond Senior in crunch time. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Taking back our race’ http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4543296/Taking-back-our-race BOSTON (AP) — With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a “Boston Strong” show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Live webstream of meetings supports idea of open government http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/editorial/4532569/Live-webstream-of-meetings-supports-idea-of-open-government The idea of Richmond County Board of Commissioners meetings being streamed live online is a good one, and worth the investment at a reasonable price. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Brower brings ‘different perspective’ to BOE race http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news-news_education/4532813/Brower-brings-different-perspective-to-BOE-race Editor's note: This is the second in a series of candidate profiles for the May 6 primary election to be published between now and April 30 in The Daily Journal. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Together in separate worlds http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/health-home_top-localnews1-news-news_education/4535176/Together-in-separate-worlds ROCKINGHAM — Millie Baucom knows what it's like to live with someone from another world. That's because her 6-year-old son, Aaron, has an autism spectrum disorder. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST