Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:37:16 EST 1800 OUR VIEW: Museum discount opens new worlds to young learners In the season of giving, an undercurrent of petty jealousy sprang up this week in response to a well-meaning gesture of welcome for poor families. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 08:15:10 EST Officials celebrate Diggs Tract upgrades ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission showed off the completion of the new renovations to the Diggs Tract that is part of the Pee Dee Game Land on Thursday to local dignitaries. Wed, 8 Jan 2014 15:17:06 EST Local boxers seek support for event ROCKINGHAM — It was a learning experience for everyone from The Dungeon boxing club.Boxers Jamell Brown and Nicholas Wood qualified for the WSB and World Championships Team Trial earlier this month in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:11:06 EST Raiders claim 1st win ROWLAND — It may have taken seven games, but Richmond Senior finally broke into the win column. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:03:09 EST Woman killed in crash WALLACE, S.C. — A Rockingham woman died early Thursday after a single-car wreck in South Carolina. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:37:04 EST Chamber hosts Christmas After Hours HAMLET — Everyone was in the holiday spirit Thursday night at Cole Auditorium as local business leaders and their families gathered for the Christmas After Hours event sponsored by the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, Superior Cranes Inc. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:25:08 EST Thrift store opens doors ROCKINGHAM — Despite being open just a week, Tenisha Morgan says business at Blended Blessings has been good. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:59:09 EST Sandhills surgeon receives honor HAMLET — Dr. Alan Coulson of Sandhills Regional Medical Center in Hamlet has been included in the 2014 Consumers' Research Council of America's”Guide to America's Top Surgeons.” Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:50:08 EST Rockingham PD names Young as lieutenant ROCKINGHAM — A veteran criminal investigator has been named third in command at the Rockingham Police Department. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:39:08 EST Man charged with stealing debit card HAMLET — Sheriff's deputies say a man stole a woman's bank card and withdrew cash from her account. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:00:10 EST 3 collect prizes for shopping local ROCKINGHAM — Three lucky winners have already scored prizes in the Richmond Plaza “Shop Local and Win” contest. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:57:14 EST CommunityOne names chief auditor CHARLOTTE — CommunityOne Bank has named Bradley Lanier as chief auditor of the company effective Jan. 1. Lanier will be based in Charlotte and replaces Bill Turner, who is retiring on Dec. 31. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:48:09 EST Red Cross plans 2 local blood drives ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County residents will have two opportunities to donate blood to the American Red Cross when National Blood Donor Month kicks off in January. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:35:06 EST LETTER: Obama supporters think everything should be free To the editor:I can't stand to see a grown man cry. I saw the letter recently in the Daily Journal written by Willie Williams. It seems he has taken issue with my letters. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:24:10 EST LETTER: Retirees don’t account for drop in labor force To the editor: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:15:07 EST GOP cuts squeeze our state The stories are coming fast and furious now. The Greensboro News & Record reports that schools in Rockingham County, the home of Senate President Pro-tem Phil Berger, don't have enough textbooks to go around and there's no money to make... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:07:18 EST Richmond rallies for win ROWLAND — After the opening 16 minutes of play, it didn't look as if Richmond Senior would be playing in the winners' bracket of the Robeson County Shootout. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:38:08 EST Meeting a need: Church, town team up for turkey giveaway DOBBINS HEIGHTS — “Faith, hope and charity. Of these three things, the greatest is love — charity.” Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:35:05 EST Authorities seek 2 missing men LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for clues in the disappearance of two Scotland County men whose blood-stained car was found last Wednesday on the side of a Georgia highway. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:25:07 EST Wildcats blast Raiders ROWLAND — There wasn't much anyone in a green uniform could do other than watch.Dillon appeared to be anywhere and everywhere on the defensive end of the court against Richmond Senior. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:11:10 EST