Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:20:05 EST 1800 Hope, help for teen moms HAMLET — LaSummer Bruton gave birth to her son about two weeks before her sophomore year of high school began. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:27:17 EST Candlelight vigil, march to bring domestic violence awareness ROCKINGHAM —Purple-clad residents will fill the former Richmond County Courthouse's front steps Monday in solidarity against domestic violence. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:26:13 EST Man accused of selling cocaine DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A man wanted on drug charges was arrested last weekend in Anson County. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:44:12 EST Big Rock Sports pitches in for pets In the photo at left, Leslie Brownfield from Big Rock Sports carries two bags of cat litter into the Richmond County Animal Shelter on Friday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:33:17 EST UPDATE: Murder suspect, stabbing victim shared child ROCKINGHAM — Neighbors gathered outside an apartment Friday to pay their respects to a man they say “took care of his own.” Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:22:10 EST Writers’ forum hosts open-mic night LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold an open-mic night at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:31:06 EST Longtime lawman Sam Jarrell dies after cancer battle ROCKINGHAM — Veteran lawman Sam Jarrell passed away Thursday after a two-year battle with cancer. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:26:13 EST Bestselling author to read from new novella SOUTHERN PINES — A special evening with New York Times best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb is planned Oct. 29 at the Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, home to the N.C. Literary Hall of Fame. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:49:13 EST Police: Crash follows stabbing, woman charged with murder ROCKINGHAM — Police say a 51-year-old man crashed his pickup truck and died after being stabbed in a Rockingham apartment Thursday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:40:10 EST Pee Dee Electric board member recognized WADESBORO — Winnie Bennett, a member of Pee Dee Electric's Board of Directors, has received the board leadership certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:19:12 EST Rep. Hudson: Ground fliers exposed to Ebola WASHINGTON — Richmond County's congressman is asking for travel restrictions to safeguard Americans from the spread of the Ebola virus. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:03:41 EST State Senate hopefuls speak LAURINBURG — While the JV football team was battling in Pate Stadium, a different kind of contest was going on inside the Scotland High School auditorium Thursday night. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:55:24 EST Farm bureau supports community projects ROCKINGHAM — Chris Yaklin, president of the Richmond County Farm Bureau, knows what it takes to make and maintain connections in a community. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:15:08 EST ALE, deputies raid ‘illegal nightclubs’ ELLERBE — Two local businesses were raided over the weekend because lawmen say they were operating as illegal nightclubs. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:38:10 EST Student success motivates Richmond Senior principal ROCKINGHAM — Teaching, Keith McKenzie says, is something he always knew he wanted to do. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:31:22 EST Two injured in Wednesday wreck ROCKINGHAM — An afternoon wreck sent the driver of one car to the hospital Wednesday. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:03:10 EST RCC club collecting Christmas gifts HAMLET — The Human Services Technology Club at Richmond Community College is taking part in Operation Christmas Child this year, collecting items to be given to less fortunate children during the holiday season. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:27:11 EST Theatre presents ‘Love Letters’ ROCKINGHAM — Billed as a heartwarming play, “Love Letters” by A.R. Guerney Jr. opens at Richmond Community Theatre on Oct. 23. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:26:11 EST Richmond Early College principal teaching life lessons HAMLET — Michael Chapman understands what it means to be a leader. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:34:15 EST Town Creek Indian Mound to host archaeology day MOUNT GILEAD — Town Creek Indian Mound is inviting area residents to join in the global celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery during International Archaeology Day. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:17:26 EST