Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:35:52 EST 1800 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 The North Carolina Bar Association's special judicial election information website,, has been updated for the 2014 general election. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 HAMLET — Marchell David says she's ready to move on. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 ROCKINGHAM — Stuck between a rock and a hard place. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST