Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 00:40:38 EST 1800 Warrant: Man used glass shard in assault ROCKINGHAM — A man is facing domestic violence charges after a Memorial Day assault.According to a warrant, 42-year-old Chris Rainwater choked a woman and assaulted her with a shard of glass on Monday. Thu, 28 May 2015 19:21:51 EST Fire destroys kitchen ROCKINGHAM — A spreading stove fire led to the response of three fire departments late Thursday afternoon. Thu, 28 May 2015 18:46:51 EST Harris rejects plea deal in murder case ROCKINGHAM — A woman facing a murder charge in the death of her mother-in-law has refused a plea deal. Thu, 28 May 2015 18:26:52 EST McCrory to veto gay marriage objection bill RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday he'll veto a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid gay marriage duties. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:31:52 EST Downtown slowdown enforced ROCKINGHAM — Police are cracking down on speeding — and some drivers have found out the hard way. Thu, 28 May 2015 17:16:51 EST Man busted in business break-in ROCKINGHAM — A man with a history of theft is back behind bars after deputies say he broke into a local business. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:31:52 EST Youth art exhibit coming in June ROCKINGHAM — Young artists from Richmond and surrounding counties will have their turn to show off their own artwork when the Friends of the Leath Memorial Library presents the youth artists' exhibit June 15 through Aug. 28 in the Calvin... Thu, 28 May 2015 15:56:51 EST McLean receives SECU scholarship ROCKINGHAM — State Employees' Credit Union members via the SECU Foundation presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Meredith Lynn McLean, a senior at Richmond Senior High School. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:46:52 EST Pee Dee Electric supports RCC energy camp HAMLET — Pee Dee Electric Membership Cooperative has shown its support of Richmond Community College's annual Energy Venture Camp through a $500 donation. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:31:53 EST 3 join Main Street Democrats RALEIGH — Three seasoned state lawmakers have joined Rep. Ken Goodman's Main Street Democrats Legislative Caucus, bringing the group's membership to 18. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:26:52 EST Notable Neighbors: Welch motivated to make a difference ROCKINGHAM — Jacqueline Braddock Welch is a young woman who has overcome challenges and tragedy, from the devastating loss of her grandmother to fighting and winning her own personal battles. Thu, 28 May 2015 10:26:51 EST 2 registered sex offenders charged with being on school grounds LAURINBURG — Two registered sex offenders were arrested last week after they were found to have visited school property, according to Laurinburg police. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:16:52 EST ‘Death by Disco’ hits Ninth-Grade Academy HAMLET — Saturday night fever was epidemic Wednesday evening at the Richmond County Ninth-Grade Academy, where the Teen Scene Investigation 3-D forensics and drama clubs teamed up to put on James Dabb's “Death by Disco” during... Wed, 27 May 2015 21:41:52 EST CSX celebrates customers, safety HAMLET — The mechanical department of CSX, consisting of the car and locomotive shop, never associates with its customers. It's usually a job that the transportation department handles, but on Tuesday, customers of Unimin, The Plastek... Wed, 27 May 2015 17:16:51 EST 2 caught on fraud charges ROCKINGHAM — Two New York men are facing felony charges after police say they used counterfeit credit cards. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:36:51 EST Man charged with shooting water tower HAMLET — Sheriff's deputies have made an arrest in the Memorial Day vandalism of state and county property. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:31:51 EST Closed hospital could house rehab center BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. — Per Wickstrom has been working to open a drug and alcohol rehab center in Cheraw since 2003. Now the Life Solutions CEO has set his sights on the recently closed Marlboro Park Hospital as a possible location for... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:11:52 EST Women’s Club recognizes 3 Contributed photo Wed, 27 May 2015 14:51:51 EST FirstHealth sleep labs install new testing equipment PINEHURST — The upgrading of FirstHealth of the Carolinas' three sleep disorders centers with new state-of-the-art technology begins a process aimed at national accreditation for the program's three hospital sleep... Wed, 27 May 2015 14:46:53 EST RCC names top students HAMLET — Richmond Community College recently announced its honor lists for the spring semester. The following students from Richmond County were named to the honor lists for their academic achievements. Wed, 27 May 2015 14:26:51 EST