Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:57:53 EST 1800 Raiders lose alum Doug Thomas, icon Doug Garner HAMLET — Two well-known Richmond County residents died over the weekend in unrelated circumstances — the first a young athlete who died suddenly of a heart attack in a Charlotte hospital Friday, and the next an elderly equipment manager... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:33:09 EST Man faces assault charge ROCKINGHAM — A man is accused of punching a woman and causing a cut to her face that required stitches. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:01:05 EST Police: Drunken Marine caused disturbance HAMLET — A Camp Lejeune Marine wound up in jail this weekend on charges of causing a public disturbance. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:57:05 EST 612 fed through turkey giveaway DOBBINS HEIGHTS — More than 600 people were fed following a turkey giveaway last week. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:54:16 EST Ellerbe takes 59 Christmas shopping ROCKINGHAM — For Miami Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, it was a shopping spree three years in the making.For five-dozen Richmond County kids, it was a trip to Walmart they'll never forget. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:46:06 EST Teen killed in Sunday crash LAURINBURG — A Scotland High School junior was killed in a one-car crash on Sunday afternoon five miles south of Wagram, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:35:07 EST IRS phone scam targets Richmond County ROCKINGHAM — Phony IRS agents who dialed Larry Clay's number picked the wrong senior to scam. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:06:04 EST Remembering the past, but not chained to it They just could not bring themselves to shake hands with their former enemies. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:17:16 EST LETTER: Employment more complex than some realize To the editor: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:11:15 EST McInnis to be sworn in Jan. 3 ELLERBE — Tom McInnis will be sworn as Richmond County's state senator Jan. 3 in the Ellerbe Middle School auditorium, the senator-elect announced Monday. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:03:09 EST LETTER: Passerby witnesses a mother’s hardship To the editor: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:14:06 EST Nominating academy cadets a privilege We're only a few days away from Christmas — one of my favorite holidays of the year. Through all the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, I hope you've had time to wrap all your gifts, trim the tree and hang your stockings by... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:03:06 EST Rockingham probation absconder caught in Moore County WHISPERING PINES — A convicted robber from Rockingham accused of absconding from probation was captured Sunday in Moore County. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:38:11 EST 2 men shot in motel room SOUTHERN PINES — Police say two men were shot and wounded early Sunday in a room at the Econo Lodge motel. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:20:09 EST Bikers bring bounty for Pence Place kids ROCKINGHAM — Juan clutched his new teddy bear in a bear hug. David's eyes lit up along with the blinking lights on his Tonka fire truck. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:34:07 EST Navigators available to help with health insurance ROCKINGHAM — North Carolinians who need help enrolling in affordable health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act can schedule a free, in-person meeting with trained navigators who can guide them through the enrollment... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:24:03 EST Richmond claims 1st Shootout title PEMBROKE — For the third straight game in the 28th annual Robeson County Shootout Richmond Senior fell behind. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 23:28:07 EST 3 fashion felonies to avoid this winter As we all know, it's the holiday season and the weather is becoming more and more chilly. Some say there are no rules to fashion when you're cold, just be warm. STOP RIGHT THERE! That is a lie. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:29:07 EST Rams slip past Raiders for 5th PEMBROKE — It was a battle of familar foes for fifth place in the 28th annual Robeson County Shootout as Richmond took on Purnell Swett. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 12:26:04 EST Hopeful homeless: New shelter inspires county-wide support ROCKINGHAM — People in Richmond County once called the “hidden homeless” are now the “hopeful homeless,” thanks to a community that came together to establish a new shelter over a period of just a few... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:25:11 EST