Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/ http://yourdailyjournal.com/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:35:52 EST 1800 Rockingham eliminated from Pony tourney http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50082906/Rockingham-eliminated-from-Pony-tourney DAVIDSON — The Rockingham Pony All-Star team needed to play three games to keep its South Region championship hopes aliveUnfortunately, it only got to on the field once. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bar association assesses judicial candidates http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50047723/Bar-association-assesses-judicial-candidates The North Carolina Bar Association's special judicial election information website, ElectNCJudges.org, has been updated for the 2014 general election. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST My first day of school — and first bully http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50071150/My-first-day-of-school--and-first-bully Most of you may think I was into just about everything when I was 5 years old. Maybe I was, but I didn't think at the time that what I was doing was bad or mean-natured. I was just a child who had a lot of time on my hands, and I did get into... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Marchell David: In her own words http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50074313/Marchell-David:-In-her-own-words HAMLET — Marchell David says she's ready to move on. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-county team flushed out fugitive http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50073041/Three-county-team-flushed-out-fugitive ROCKINGHAM — In a two-week game of cat and mouse, federal fugitive John Adam Rillo always managed to stay just out of reach. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local cannabis advocate to speak at seminar http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50075603/Parks-to-speak-at-cannabis-seminar ROCKINGHAM — Medical marijuana advocate Perry Parks has been chosen to speak at a symposium on the subject in Charlotte next weekend. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Parents play vital role in academic success http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50074664/Parents-play-vital-role-in-academic-success ROCKINGHAM — Even as the NCAA's academic requirements for prospective student-athletes is set to increase, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association is prepared to keep its standards the same. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham Pony stays alive http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50074636/Rockingham-Pony-stays-alive HUNTERSVILLE — Facing possible elimination, the Rockingham Pony All-Star team came out swinging Friday afternoon.Literally. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies: Man sold pills http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/50076340/Deputies:-Man-sold-pills ROCKINGHAM — A local man is accused of selling prescription drugs, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local pastors embarking on Haiti mission http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/50049505/Local-pastors-embarking-on-Haiti-mission ROCKINGHAM — “We live out our mission statement, 'Love God, love others, love the world,' but now feel especially challenged and called to expand our horizons on this third part — love the... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Patient completes recovery on 101st birthday http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50073736/Patient-completes-recovery-on-101st-birthday ROBBINS — Earlier this year, Gurney Williams fractured two vertebrae during a fall. Complete recovery from an injury like that would be reason enough for anyone to celebrate. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sunday hours return at Indian historic site http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50073605/Sunday-hours-return-at-Indian-historic-site MOUNT GILEAD — Town Creek Indian Mound will celebrate the return of regular Sunday operational hours on Aug. 3 with ice cream sundaes. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bridge may remain closed for another year http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50030451/Bridge-may-remain-closed-for-another-year WADESBORO — Town officials say they hope the East Wade bridge will be replaced by this time next year. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tax holiday repeal could send shoppers to S.C. http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50072233/Tax-holiday-repeal-could-send-shoppers-to-S.C. LAURINBURG — In recent years, shoppers throughout the state have looked to the first weekend in August as a chance to score school supplies, clothing and other items while minimizing the blow to their bank account. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST OUR VIEW Our loony laws http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion/50067666/OUR-VIEW-Our-loony-laws When pilfering pine needles can carry a higher penalty than driving away in a stolen car, it's not hard to see that some of North Carolina's criminal laws are out of whack. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawmen capture federal fugitive after 2-week manhunt http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50062967/Fugitive-captured ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted on federal meth lab charges has been captured after a 13-day manhunt. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Stopping speeders saves lives http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50059251/Police:-Stopping-speeders-saves-lives ROCKINGHAM — At least four downtown drivers were caught speeding in a one-hour span Wednesday, and police say the traffic stops are part of an ongoing campaign to reduce crashes in the city limits. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tax credit claims are poorly scripted http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/50056068/Tax-credit-claims-are-poorly-scripted RALEIGH — When liberals debate tax policy, it can be hard to keep track of their current positions. They keep changing. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Foundation offers 10 free trees http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50057415/Foundation-offers-10-free-trees The Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 free white flowering dogwood trees to new members who join the national nonprofit with a $10 donation during the month of August. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Board members look at minimum GPA standard http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/sports/50064781/Board-members-look-at-minimum-GPA-standard ROCKINGHAM — Stuck between a rock and a hard place. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST