Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/ http://yourdailyjournal.com/ Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:26:01 EST 1800 Ledbetter Lake owners need $2.3 million to repair dam http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/4500938/Ledbetter-Lake-owners-need-$2.3-million-to-repair-dam ROCKINGHAM — Property owners adjacent to Ledbetter Lake would have to borrow $2.3 million over the next 30 years to get the dam repaired and the lake — well, back to a lake again. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST McLaurin hosts Young Leaders Advisory Council http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news-politics/4489505/McLaurin-hosts-Young-Leaders-Advisory-Council WADESBORO — Sen. Gene McLaurin wants to hear from its younger movers and shakers. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rankin Museum impresses at business expo http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/business-home_top-localnews5-news/4503156/Rankin-Museum-impresses-at-business-expo HAMLET — The Rankin Museum in Ellerbe made a huge first impression on Wednesday at the 2014 Buy Local Business Expo. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Breaking ground http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/4499342/Breaking-ground Matt Harrelson | Richmond County Daily Journal Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Saying thanks is not enough http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4497580/Saying-thanks-is-not-enough We say, “Thanks for your service,” when we met veterans of the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq veterans. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST America’s clandestine war in Africa continues http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4497478/Americas-clandestine-war-in-Africa-continues The Washington Post reported in late March 2014, “a sharp increase in U.S. Special forces deployed to Uganda.” Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sweet Sixteen http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4500509/Sweet-Sixteen PEMBROKE — Early in the season, the Richmond Senior softball team set its sights big. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders seize 1-game lead in SEC http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4500478/Raiders-seize-1-game-lead-in-SEC PEMBROKE — Purnell Swett was inches away from heading into its dugout leading by three going into the bottom of the fourth. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hoggard, McKenzie seek $50,000 from commissioners http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/4488714/Hoggard-McKenzie-seek-$50000-from-commissioners ROCKINGHAM — Everyone knows high school football is a big deal in Richmond County, but Raiders football coach Paul Hoggard wants to make sure kids are exposed to it at an earlier age. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Officials recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews2-news/4483300/Officials-recognize-Sexual-Assault-Awareness-Month HAMLET — Sexual violence is more common in Richmond County and across the nation than many people realize. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Mission: Messy http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/business-home_top-localnews1-news/4490699/Mission:-Messy Photo by Sarah Ferguson | Creative Eye Photography Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham man charged with cooking meth http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/blotter-home_top/4484580/Rockingham-man-charged-with-cooking-meth Richmond County sheriff's deputies arrested Corey William Byrd, 29, on April 3 for being in possession of materials used to cook meth and having possession of meth. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Just another day of fishing (continued) http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/4483329/Just-another-day-of-fishing-(continued) Last week I had just retrieved my nine inch Rebel plug with its three sets of treble hooks from a large stump in Smith's lake. Now, I was on my quest to catch that trophy large mouth bass. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders look to inch closer to title http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4488707/Raiders-look-to-inch-closer-to-title ROCKINGHAM — Over the last three years, Richmond Senior has posted records of 9-5-1, 14-1 and 11-4 in its first 15 games. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Strength in their power http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/4489945/Strength-in-their-power ROCKINGHAM — Before the season started, Richmond softball coach Wendy Wallace believed her team could hit. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Defying terrorists with a new limb, renewed hope http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-opinion_columns/4482611/Defying-terrorists-with-a-new-limb-renewed-hope I first saw fear in a mother's face in Belfast. Her daughter's school was next door to a building that had just been fire-bombed by terrorists. The children had been evacuated just in the nick of time, but the mother's voice, even... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘I couldn’t believe it happened again’ http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews5-local_features-news/4470256/I-couldnt-believe-it-happened-again RED SPRINGS — When Army Specialist Ivan Lopez opened fire at Fort Hood earlier this month, killing three soldiers and injuring 16 others, it was news around the world. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST First impression: Pa. teacher-recruits travel Hitchcock Creek http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localnews5-local_features-news-news_education/4464962/First-impression:-Pa.-teacher-recruits-travel-Hitchcock-Creek ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County sure knows how to make a good first impression. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Fidelity Bank not taking challenge sitting down http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/health/4470349/Fidelity-Bank-not-taking-challenge-sitting-down When one pictures a banker's job, it's usually a thought of them sitting down for the majority of the day in front of a desk or teller's window. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Lopez: Golden Egg hunt ‘quite an adventure’ http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/business-home_top-localnews1-localnews5/4473115/Lopez:-Golden-Egg-hunt-quite-an-adventure If nothing else, this year's hunt for the Golden Egg shows that Judy Cagle has a spirit of adventure. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST