Your Daily Journal- RSS news Feed Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:58:31 EST 1800 Hamlet museum manager accepts Charlotte Chamber job HAMLET — A flurry of resignations that began last August has seemingly lost no steam — on Friday, Museum Director and Downtown Coordinator Chuck McShane became the latest to ride the rails out of town. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 17:41:51 EST Dems fighting for every vote ROCKINGHAM — North Carolina Democrats need the eye of the tiger to win in 2016, state Rep. Ken Goodman says. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 16:21:51 EST Running for a cause ROCKINGHAM — Runners of all ages hustled along Hitchcock Creek and cruised past city landmarks last Saturday as the Foundation of FirstHealth brought its annual Run for the Ribbons downtown. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:11:52 EST Drivers’ ed costs could shift HAMLET — The Richmond County Board of Education could be off the hook for driver education dollars if state legislators agree to change the funding formula. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:11:51 EST 3 charged in meth bust WADESBORO — Three men were arrested Wednesday after police say they left items used for making methamphetamine out in plain sight. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21:11:51 EST Woman charged in Belk baby clothes theft ROCKINGHAM — A 33-year-old woman is accused of stealing nearly $250 worth of baby clothing from Belk. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:16:51 EST Police: Man stole flowers, shopping cart HAMLET — Police say a man stole flowers and a shopping cart from Hamlet's Food Lion supermarket on Thursday. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:01:51 EST From the mills to the marble halls ROCKINGHAM — It's not every year that two college presidents from Richmond County who share the first name Jerry and have keys to the city of Rockingham retire — but that's what is happening this year, and not entirely by... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:11:51 EST Spring dance set for Saturday The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at or call 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:56:51 EST Church to host ‘Queen for a Day’ pageant The deadline for all church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays. Items may be dropped off at our office at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or sent to us via email to, with the subject line of Church News. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:46:51 EST Sheriff’s K-9 unit visits Cordova School Photo courtesy of Richmond County SchoolsStudents at Cordova School were excited to have Richmond County sheriff's deputies and their K-9 unit stop by for a demonstration earlier this month. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:41:51 EST Daily Journal reporter receives award ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Daily Journal has won a statewide award for its coverage of homelessness issues. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:06:51 EST Pierce: Create N.C. veterans’ agency RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland E. Pierce wants a North Carolina veterans' agency led by a cabinet-level secretary and a law to ensure military experience can be used to qualify vets for civilian jobs in law enforcement and emergency medical... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:46:51 EST Roberdell’s ‘Miss Mamie’ honored at Wingate WINGATE — Walk down a second floor hallway of the Hayes Classroom Building at Wingate University and you'll see a plaque outside Room 209. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:11:52 EST DAR cleans Harrington gravesite Contributed photo Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:46:51 EST Biscoe man wins $25K lotto prize$25K-lotto-prize BISCOE — A Montgomery County man has won a $25,000 scratch-off lottery prize. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:31:52 EST Shooting suspects jailed ROCKINGHAM — Two suspects are behind bars a week after sheriff's deputies say they shot a man in the back. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:21:51 EST Rockingham to open Pee Dee River campsites ROCKINGHAM — The opening of a new campground could draw more visitors with a love for the great outdoors to Richmond County. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:21:51 EST 2 arrested on meth charges ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County pair has been accused of making meth. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:56:51 EST Shops connect with customers at business expo HAMLET — People bounced from booth to booth throughout Cole Auditorium Thursday checking out products from local businesses — some edible, some not. Others were collecting items featuring companies' names and logos to take... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:51:51 EST