Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:10:27 EST 1800 McLaurin leads in money race for N.C. Senate http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150348241/McLaurin-leads-in-money-race-for-N.C.-Senate ROCKINGHAM — Democratic state Sen. Gene McLaurin cracked the $400,000 fundraising mark in his re-election bid this month, amassing a war chest more than twice the size of Republican challenger Tom McInnis' campaign... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:36:08 EST Moore County man wins $200K lottery prize http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150356999/Moore-County-man-wins-$200K-lottery-prize RALEIGH — Luck struck for a second time this week for Jesus Lugo, a Mexican restaurant owner from Carthage. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:35:06 EST Fire guts Cordova home, deputies investigating http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150356374/Fire-guts-Cordova-home-deputies-investigating ROCKINGHAM — No one was home when a Wednesday afternoon fire brought in crews from three local departments. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:44:08 EST 19 candidates in running for 1 seat on appeals court http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150334087/19-candidates-in-running-for-1-seat-on-appeals-court ROCKINGHAM — Voters will see 19 names on the ballot for retired N.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge John Martin's seat. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:46:13 EST Hamlet woman celebrates 100th birthday http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/birthdays-localnews2/150336341/Wilkes-turns-100 Beulah Terry Wilkes of Hamlet celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Oct. 25 surrounded by family and friends. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:29:17 EST Sheriff candidates share qualifications http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/150350819/Sheriff-candidates-share-qualifications ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr. has provided more information about his law enforcement background and qualifications for office. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:22:13 EST Hamlet Tornado Building receives award http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews2/150345647/Hamlet-Tornado-Building-receives-award HAMLET — The Tornado Building Antique Vehicle Museum and the restoration of the historic 1892 replica of the Tornado steam locomotive have received a 2014 Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit, the city of Hamlet and N.C. Department of... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:57:12 EST Rapper takes leap of faith into Christian music scene http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150342996/Rapper-takes-leap-of-faith-into-Christian-music-scene CHERAW, S.C. — Christian hip-hop artist Russ Wallace, aka “The Kid,” has released a new single. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:02:10 EST Judge orders county to issue solar farm permit http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150342919/Judge-orders-county-to-issue-solar-farm-permit WADESBORO — Anson County commissioners must issue a conditional-use permit to Strata Solar for a Carver Street solar farm, a Superior Court judge ruled this month. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:57:09 EST ‘A living legend’ — Billy Packer speaks at McInnis event http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150340417/A-living-legend ROCKINGHAM — Although he personally identifies as an independent, sports broadcasting legend Billy Packer came to Richmond County to support a Republican. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:08:08 EST Tire-slasher sought in spree of vandalism http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews2/150330218/Tire-slasher-sought-in-spree-of-vandalism HAMLET — Residents on Madison Avenue, Clay Street and Minturn Avenue had their tires slashed Oct. 15-17, and police reports indicate the perpetrator did nearly $2,000 worth of damage to nine cars and trucks. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:07:09 EST 6 hopefuls seek 3 seats on state Supreme Court http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150296114/6-hopefuls-seek-3-seats-on-state-Supreme-Court ROCKINGHAM — Voters will choose between six candidates vying for three associate justice seats on the North Carolina Supreme Court when they go to the polls. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:06:12 EST Halloween fun planned across Richmond County http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews5-news/150334352/Halloween-fun-planned-across-Richmond-County ROCKINGHAM — Several fun family events are planned throughout Richmond County for Halloween this weekend. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:47:09 EST How to pick the perfect pumpkin for eating or carving http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews5/150335357/How-to-pick-the-perfect-pumpkin-for-eating-or-carving This time of year, pumpkins and pumpkin-themed (flavored, scented, you name it!) items are everywhere. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:39:12 EST RCC provides custom training for Sealed Air http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150331115/RCC-provides-custom-training-for-Sealed-Air HAMLET — Richmond Community College has signed an agreement with Sealed Air of Rockingham to provide a customized training program for the company's employees. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:55:12 EST Troopers arrest man running from wreck http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews2/150319787/Troopers-arrest-man-running-from-wreck HAMLET — A Columbus County man was arrested this past weekend after state troopers say he ran from the scene of a wreck. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:20:07 EST Sheriff’s badge up for grabs http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150313277/Sheriffs-badge-up-for-grabs ROCKINGHAM — Two veteran lawmen are going head to head to become the county's lead law enforcement officer. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:23:11 EST Martin, Lewis square off in chief justice race http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/150294045/Martin-Lewis-square-off-in-chief-justice-race ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County voters will help elect the next chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court when they go to the polls a week from today. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:03:05 EST Deputy earns Camarena award http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/150315993/Deputy-earns-Camarena-award ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County sheriff's deputy received an award nearly a week after his compatriots. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:29:19 EST Beach Boys to rock Cole Auditorium on Nov. 5 http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews2/150313127/Beach-Boys-to-rock-Cole-Auditorium-on-Nov.-5 HAMLET — Original Beach Boy Mike Love will be joined by longtime member Bruce Johnston as The Beach Boys take the stage at the Cole Auditorium on Nov. 5 for the second show of the 2014-15 DeWitt Performing Arts Series. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:25:10 EST