Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:10:27 EST 1800 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$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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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