Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:26:27 EST 1800 Teachers inspire future Mineral Springs principal ELLERBE — When it comes to success, Principal Wendy Kelly Jordan sees no limitations. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:03:13 EST Hamlet Middle principal knows ‘all the hiding places’ HAMLET — As both a teacher and an administrator, Jim Butler has always believed in providing a positive educational experience. The veteran principal is in his seventh year at Hamlet Middle School, a place he says he wants students to... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:02:11 EST PHOTOS: Rockingham rallies on Moral Monday William R. Toler | Daily JournalWinford Ingram holds a “Moral March to the Polls” sign while singing along to “We Shall Not be Moved.”William R. Toler | Daily Journal Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:01:12 EST Moral Monday rally stresses importance of voting ROCKINGHAM — “What the hell is goin' on in North Carolina?”That's a question the Rev. William J. Barber, president of the state chapter of the NAACP, said he was asked recently in Mississippi. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:37:18 EST Hillenburg: Rockingham Speedway can ‘survive and prosper’ ROCKINGHAM — The green flag may drop once again on racing at Rockingham Speedway. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:31:30 EST ‘Enough is enough’: Vigil, march target domestic violence ROCKINGHAM — Purple-clad residents filled the area outside of the former Richmond County's Courthouse Monday evening in solidarity against domestic violence. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:41:09 EST Forever a daughter: DAR honors former member ROCKINGHAM — Monday was a proud occasion for friends and relatives of the late Hannah Covington McGee, a Rockingham native and devoted member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:18:15 EST Men accused of groping woman, girl ROCKINGHAM — Two men face criminal charges after a woman and 13-year-old girl say the defendants groped them on Saturday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:13:07 EST Man arrested on kidnapping charges A Richmond County man is accused of breaking into an estranged girlfriend's home and kidnapping her. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:57:09 EST Cole Auditorium prepared for new DeWitt series HAMLET — The staff of the Cole Auditorium at Richmond Community College spent Monday preparing for Tuesday night's kickoff of the 2014-15 DeWitt Performing Arts Series, which begins with the Broadway musical revue “Smokey Joe's... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:22:14 EST Compassion, motivation keep principal grounded ELLERBE — Words like hyper and energetic are sometimes used to describe Melvin Ingram's leadership style at Ellerbe Middle School. According to the nine-year principal, it's just a part of his personality. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:52:19 EST What happened to chivalry, modesty and purity? “Back in the day when loving one another was OK. When love was simply love without the games. Oh, can we just go back to yesterday? Yesterday, remember when girls used to make men wait? But now it's like they're giving it away,... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:47:22 EST Hamlet councilman wins transportation committee award HAMLET — Town Councilman Tony Clewis has been named Rural Planning Organization Transportation Advisory Committee member of the year, the Lumbee River Council of Governments announced. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:32:14 EST Owners to sell Rockingham Speedway; foreclosure averted;-foreclosure-averted ROCKINGHAM — In five months, the Rockingham Speedway will be under new ownership. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:13:21 EST Hope, help for teen moms HAMLET — LaSummer Bruton gave birth to her son about two weeks before her sophomore year of high school began. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:27:17 EST Candlelight vigil, march to bring domestic violence awareness ROCKINGHAM —Purple-clad residents will fill the former Richmond County Courthouse's front steps Monday in solidarity against domestic violence. Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:26:13 EST Man accused of selling cocaine DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A man wanted on drug charges was arrested last weekend in Anson County. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:44:12 EST Big Rock Sports pitches in for pets In the photo at left, Leslie Brownfield from Big Rock Sports carries two bags of cat litter into the Richmond County Animal Shelter on Friday. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:33:17 EST UPDATE: Murder suspect, stabbing victim shared child ROCKINGHAM — Neighbors gathered outside an apartment Friday to pay their respects to a man they say “took care of his own.” Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:22:10 EST Writers’ forum hosts open-mic night LAURINBURG — The Writers' Forum at St. Andrews University will hold an open-mic night at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Ronald H. Bayes Writers' Forum Lounge in Orange Residence Hall. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:31:06 EST