Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:18:28 EST 1800 County health officials: Guard against mosquito virus http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50104536/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 Lawnmower races back on track http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50094725/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 Historical marker added to 1890 courthouse bell http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50107195/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 http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50107792/Find-the-golden-seashell-win-$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 Middle finger leads to man’s arrest http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50104738/Middle-finger-leads-to-mans-arrest WADESBORO — A man's middle finger has landed him in legal trouble. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 sought in home invasion killing http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50096676/2-sought-in-Monday-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 http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50095139/Hospital-sex-arrest 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 Libraries add digital audiobooks, magazines http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50089070/Libraries-add-digital-audiobooks-magazines ROCKINGHAM — That little red card that lets you check out books from any of Richmond County's libraries has gone high-tech. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Moped rider dies in U.S. 1 crash http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50092397/Moped-rider-dies-in-U.S.-1-crash CHERAW, S.C. — A 60-year-old moped rider died Saturday when he turned in front of an oncoming box truck on U.S. 1, according to state troopers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST AG Cooper: Give up fight against same-sex marriage http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50097924/AG-Cooper:-Give-up-fight-against-same-sex-marriage RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Raiders headed to cheer camp http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-news_education/50088616/Raiders-headed-to-cheer-camp HAMLET — Richmond Senior High School cheerleaders will attend a cheer camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill next week. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospital janitor charged with sexual assaults http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50086688/Hospital-janitor-charged-with-sexual-assaults HAMLET — A janitor at Sandhills Regional Medical Center is accused of sexually assaulting two female patients in the hospital's psychiatric ward. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Driver faces drug, gun charges http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50093898/Driver-faces-drug-gun-charges HAMLET — Police say an expired license plate led them to drugs and a hidden handgun in a Dobbins Heights man's car on Sunday. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Dollar Tree buys Charlotte-based Family Dollar http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50090934/Dollar-Tree-buys-Charlotte-based-Family-Dollar NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man suffers serious injuries in fight http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50091032/Man-suffers-serious-injuries-in-fight LAURINBURG — A 36-year-old Laurinburg man was jailed under a $30,000 bond following a Thursday fight that left an upstate South Carolina man in critical condition, according to Laurinburg police. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 sought in man’s Monday killing http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50085587/2-sought-in-mans-Monday-killing WADESBORO — Sheriff's deputies are looking for two men after another man was shot and killed early Monday. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bar association assesses judicial candidates http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50047723/Bar-association-assesses-judicial-candidates The North Carolina Bar Association's special judicial election information website, ElectNCJudges.org, has been updated for the 2014 general election. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Marchell David: In her own words http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-news/50074313/Marchell-David:-In-her-own-words HAMLET — Marchell David says she's ready to move on. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Three-county team flushed out fugitive http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50073041/Three-county-team-flushed-out-fugitive ROCKINGHAM — In a two-week game of cat and mouse, federal fugitive John Adam Rillo always managed to stay just out of reach. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Local cannabis advocate to speak at seminar http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50075603/Parks-to-speak-at-cannabis-seminar ROCKINGHAM — Medical marijuana advocate Perry Parks has been chosen to speak at a symposium on the subject in Charlotte next weekend. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST