Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:08:18 EST 1800 (No heading) ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior boys track team sent two of its relay teams to the 4A state meet and one of its runners competed in two events.And Richmond just missed by .03 seconds of bringing home a relay championship. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland QB recovering from crash CHARLOTTE — Scotland High quarterback Jaylend Ratliffe is in serious condition following a Tuesday ATV crash, sources said Wednesday.The rising senior has been taken off a ventilator and is talking and responsive. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County man accused of sex chat with minor ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County man is accused of sending sexually explicit text and picture messages to a minor in South Carolina. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bill would rename VA clinic for Ed O’Neal HAMLET — Ed O'Neal's name could be added to Richmond County's VA clinic as a permanent tribute to the veterans' advocate and retired Army command sergeant major. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Women excel in mechanical engineering HAMLET — Behind every product on the market is a schematic, or a drawing, that allows the product to be manufactured and distributed to the masses. These drawings originate with mechanical engineers, who are skilled thinkers and problem... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST OUR VIEW The finger as free speech The bird. The finger. The Bronx salute. It's as old as ancient Rome, and over the centuries, the hand gesture hasn't lost its peculiar power to offend. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies: Assault suspect claimed to be God, Jesus, Gabriel McBEE, S.C. — Sheriff's deputies say a man accused of domestic assault claimed to be God, Jesus Christ and the archangel Gabriel. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Richmond Raiders star’s killing still unsolved ROCKINGHAM — It's been 12 years since former Richmond Senior star football player Walter Franklin Long and one of his neighbors were shot and killed in Long's Salisbury apartment. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A blanket fit for a prize racehorse Last week, a stranger had just pulled up in front of Ol 'Charley's store pulling a horse trailer. The stranger got out and marched right in through the front door of the store. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Scotland QB injured in ATV accident Staff report Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawnmower races back on track ELLERBE — The new and improved Lions' Den dirt track is a hit with lawnmower racers. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Middle finger leads to man’s arrest WADESBORO — A man's middle finger has landed him in legal trouble. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Raising quality kids — and not just goats Interest in meat goats has grown rapidly over the past several years. According to Ohio State University Extension, goat is the most frequently consumed meat in the world and, in the U.S., meat goat production is growing because of their ability to... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Year in Review: Flowers scores in bunches vs. Jack Britt ROCKINGHAM — The play wasn't really designed for him, but in the end it didn't really matter.Brent Flowers scored on a 5-yard keeper to make it six rushing touchdowns on the night against Jack Britt. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County health officials: Guard against mosquito virus ROCKINGHAM —Richmond County health officials are warning residents to be on guard for a virus spread by mosquitoes that has infected 10 North Carolina residents to date. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Historical marker added to 1890 courthouse bell ROCKINGHAM — A historical marker installed Tuesday morning marks the second stage of a project to restore Richmond County's 1890 courthouse bell. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Find the golden seashell, win $500$500 Richmond County residents can win $500 by reading the newspaper and taking part in a community treasure hunt. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST LETTER: Haggard’s ‘Fightin’ Side’ stokes my American pride To the editor: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 sought in home invasion killing WADESBORO — Sheriff's deputies are searching for two men suspected of shooting and killing a 21-year-old in a Monday home invasion. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UPDATE: Hospital janitor accused of patient sex acts HAMLET — A janitor at Sandhills Regional Medical Center is accused of having sex with one female patient and engaging in sex acts with another in the hospital's psychiatric ward. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST