Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:50:14 EST 1800 Richmond cuts down Pine Forest FAYETTEVILLE — Sergio Chaparro scored two goals as the Richmond Senior boys soccer team remained undefeated this season. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:53:11 EST Previewing the SEC: Scots try to stay on top without Ratliffe LAURINBURG — After losing in the 4A championship game to Dudley last season, experts across the state pegged Scotland as the team to beat this year. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:51:08 EST New eatery to hire 10 ROCKINGHAM — Roughly six months before it serves its first sandwich, The Villager Deli is hiring. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:45:11 EST OUR VIEW: Homelessness calls for grace We say it before meals, sing about it in church and associate it with a ballerina's bearing and poise. But what does grace really mean to us in Richmond County? Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:44:05 EST LETTER: Voters’ will on same-sex marriage ignored To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:43:13 EST LETTER: Less demand for meat means less pollution To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:42:06 EST LETTER: Obama deserves credit, not blame, for health care To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:42:06 EST LETTER: When will Congress stop robbing retirees? To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:41:10 EST LETTER: Lawmen deserve gratitude for fugitive’s capture To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:40:09 EST Mini-library promotes love of reading ROCKINGHAM — Dale and Susan Furr are the stewards of Richmond County's first Little Free Library, but they say the book box is really a testament to the man who built it — and the dad who inspired him. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:38:14 EST Group recognizes Commissioner Thad Ussery Richmond County Commissioner Thad Ussery was honored during the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners' 107th annual conference, which was held Aug. 14-17 in Buncombe County. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:02:12 EST Nonprofit to recognize drug prevention leader ROCKINGHAM — A nonprofit alcohol and drug counseling center wants to recognize an individual who has worked to prevent drug abuse in Richmond, Anson, Hoke and Moore counties. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:48:12 EST College offers plumbing certification course HAMLET — When people need plumbers, they usually need them urgently and are willing to pay the price for the work to be done. This dependency on the modern convenience of running water makes for excellent wages and job security in the plumbing... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:33:21 EST Police: Man stole school supplies ROCKINGHAM — Police have accused a man of stealing school supplies and nearly causing a wreck with an officer's car. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:13:16 EST First day for Richmond County students is Monday Teachers all over Richmond County have been preparing their classrooms and their minds as students of all ages head back to school Monday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:14:12 EST Biofuels company eyes Richmond County ROCKINGHAM — A Maryland-based biofuels company wants to build several new facilities in the region, including one in Richmond County. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:08:07 EST Church offers homeless ‘place of grace’ ROCKINGHAM — Three months after the Baker House homeless shelter's demolition, two Richmond County men have prepared a place where those in need can dwell in safety. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:07:12 EST ISIS crisis calls for careful, strategic solutions To the editor: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:19:19 EST Remembering the Negro League “He is number 42,” I said. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:18:17 EST City honors retiring fire chief Charles Gardner ROCKINGHAM — Today is Charles Gardner's last day as a fireman.The Rockingham Fire Department chief will be hanging up his helmet for good at the end of the day. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:17:12 EST