Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:31:15 EST 1800 Raiders in two polls ROCKINGHAM — Despite its 2-0 record to start the season, the Richmond Senior football team is ranked in the top 10 in just two polls. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:01:09 EST Richmond, Hoke split cross country meet ROCKINGHAM — In was six years in the making, but it finally happened.Richmond Senior had the first-place finishers in both the boys and girls cross country race for the first time under the coach Reggie Miller. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 22:00:17 EST School board lauds ‘everyday heroes’ HAMLET — Richmond County Schools honored its “everyday heroes,” Jeff Estridge of the maintenance department and Debbie Blake of the transportation department, on Tuesday night. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 21:11:24 EST Flea market building burns ROCKINGHAM — A structure fire at the Rockingham Farm and Flea Market on U.S. 220 brought out five area fire departments just before noon Tuesday. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 20:39:11 EST Fitness group takes it to the streets ROCKINGHAM — As the sun begins to set over Richmond County, a dozen or so women walk through the city's downtown streets.These women are part of Creeta's Fit Team, a group led by instructor Creeta Grace. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:24:07 EST Shopping to give back ROCKINGHAM — One local thrift store was “wide open” Tuesday as shoppers came in for deals on donated items. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:26:13 EST Former Disney exec to lead marketing seminar LAURINBURG — Former Disney executive John Formica will share secrets to help businesses build customer-focused brands on Sept. 9. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:47:09 EST Fitness challenge seeks participants ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County employers are invited to participate in a competition among the business community to see whose workers can take the most steps in the RichmondFit — Ready, Set, Walk! Challenge. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:41:15 EST Help train young leaders in Richmond County 4-H The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, the largest outreach program at North Carolina State University, reaches millions of North Carolina residents each year through local centers in the state's 100 counties and with the Eastern Band... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:35:10 EST Governor: Pipeline will fuel ENC economy PEMBROKE — Eastern North Carolina is expected to see a boom in economic economic growth as a result of a proposed 550-mile natural gas pipeline that will originate in West Virginia, pass through Virginia and end here, Gov. Pat McCrory announced... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:23:20 EST Train crash kills Richmond County native A well-loved Richmond County native and former high school band instructor was killed Friday when a freight train hit the car he was in near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:10:13 EST Community Theatre plans 3 plays for 2014-15 ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Community Theatre will present three plays during its 2014-15 season, Director Shelly Walker said Tuesday. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:51:12 EST 2 killed in Moore County crashes State troopers say two people were killed in separate Moore County crashes over Labor Day weekend, accounting for a fifth of North Carolina's 10 holiday fatalities. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:40:08 EST Down the river without a paddle Last week, my dad, my uncle and I were paddling our new boat down Cartledge Creek to where it runs into the Pee Dee River. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:28:09 EST Charlotte a wellspring of New South culture It was like the pleasure of a long letter from home.At least it was for this exile from Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:27:11 EST Raiders ready to race into season ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior cross country coach Reggie Miller has a plan for his runners to compete with the likes of Pinecrest.He just hopes everything will come together. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:01:09 EST Tent city prepares for first residents ROCKINGHAM — Homeless advocates are pitching tents, sorting clothes and recruiting volunteers this week as they prepare to open the Place of Grace tent city on Saturday. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 19:37:09 EST Four SEC teams stay perfect ROCKINGHAM — The members of the Southeastern Conference continue to impress during the early part of the season. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 18:47:08 EST Biofuels plant seeks building permits Biofuels maker Enviva is in the process of getting construction permits for wood pellet plants in Richmond and Sampson counties and one in South Carolina, company officials said last week. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:15:11 EST Wildlife refuge to nix GMO crops WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:06:10 EST