Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 08:15:31 EST 1800 Medical emergency delays trial ROCKINGHAM — The first murder trial of the year sustained another delay early Thursday.Defense attorney Stephen Freedman had a medical emergency involving his eye and had to go to a doctor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:26:51 EST Deputies arrest four on meth charges ROCKINGHAM — Three men and a woman were arrested on meth charges in a three-day span, according to Richmond County sheriff's deputies. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:51:51 EST Father turns self in for child support ROCKINGHAM — A man wanted on a charge for failure to pay child support has turned himself in. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:36:51 EST McInnis backs bill to keep grading scale RALEIGH — State Sen. Tom McInnis has introduced a bill to keep the 15-point grading scale used to measure school performance around for at least two more years. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:56:51 EST Praise concert planned Sunday DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Singer-songwriter Michael J. Ross and the New Bethel AME Zion Church Gospel Choir and Friends will lead a Celebration Praise Party 4 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel AME Zion Church. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:51:53 EST 5 lbs seized in pot raid ROCKINGHAM — Detectives have seized 5 pounds of marijuana in a raid on a city home, Police Chief Billy Kelly said Thursday. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST Trial delayed again ROCKINGHAM — The first murder trial of the year suffered another delay early Thursday.Defense attorney Stephen Freedman had a medical emergency involving his eye and had to go to a doctor. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:31:51 EST Man wanted on witness-tampering charge in murder case SOUTHERN PINES — Police are looking for a man accused of trying to intimidate a witness in a Moore County murder case. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:26:51 EST Fast-food fashion: Taco Bell dress lands local on TV LAURINBURG — Seemingly insignificant moments in childhood sometimes portend a pathway to success. So it was when Olivia Mears was 11 and decided she wanted to make her own Halloween costume, based on a character in an online fantasy game series,... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:06:51 EST ALE charges 2 in aftermath of chase, crash TROY — Dillion Chesney's friends are accused of giving him beer and helping him get behind the wheel before a 115 mph chase ended in a crash that seriously injured an Ellerbe man. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:41:53 EST 12 jurors, 1 alternate chosen ROCKINGHAM — Twelve jurors and one of three alternates were selected Wednesday in the murder trial of Alexander Ingram following a morning delay involving one of the prospects. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:41:51 EST Pattan’s plans soft opening ROCKINGHAM — Pattan's Downtown Grille on East Washington Street looks ready to open from kitchen to front door, but there won't be a hint given ahead of time suggesting when the big day will arrive. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 02:36:51 EST Public notices bill passes House committee RALEIGH — A compromise bill requiring newspapers to make public legal notices available online has cleared its first legislative hurdle. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:11:51 EST Senior citizens’ prom planned Friday The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:36:52 EST FirstHealth receives award for cancer care PINEHURST — For the fourth time since 2005 and every time for which it has been eligible, the cancer program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital has received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:11:53 EST RCC summer registration under way HAMLET — Motivated students looking to get ahead on their college courses can enroll this summer at Richmond Community College. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:11:52 EST Democratic Women install officers Matt Harrelson | Daily Journal Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:01:55 EST Juror allowed to remain despite investigation ROCKINGHAM — A prospective juror involved with a gambling investigation will remain on the jury. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:51:51 EST Gambling investigation involving prospective juror holds up court ROCKINGHAM — Legal complications with one prospective juror held up the opening of court for day three of jury selection in a murder trial. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:41:51 EST 4 students, 3 adults charged in Scotland High fight LAURINBURG — Three adults and four students were arrested following a fight in the parking lot of Scotland High School on Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:31:51 EST