Your Daily Journal- RSS Feed Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:23:34 EST 1800 Questions remain in fatal shooting ROCKINGHAM — Police and prosecutors have not determined whether charges will be filed nearly three weeks after an argument-turned-shooting claimed a man's life. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:08:14 EST Legal Corner: Power of attorney can help with loved ones’ care For those who have taken on the huge responsibility of caring for their elderly parents, a spouse or even the affairs of any family members in the military, consider the benefits of a power of attorney. A power of attorney is able to alleviate some of... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:37:12 EST McInnis seeks solutions for teacher shortage ROCKINGHAM — Solving a local teacher shortage will be a top priority for state Sen.-elect Tom McInnis when the General Assembly convenes in January. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:37:10 EST Local boxers bound for USA trials ROCKINGHAM — Two members of The Dungeon Boxing Club will begin the journey to try to fulfill their Olympic dreams. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:32:08 EST Shop small, save big HAMLET — Locally owned and operated businesses abound in Richmond County, and several shops will be offering special discounts today in observance of North Carolina's Small Business Saturday. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:12:08 EST Seniors share Thanksgiving with Dannell Ellerbe ROCKINGHAM — When Dannell Ellerbe came home to Richmond County for the Thanksgiving holiday, helping others was on his mind. But this year, Ellerbe wanted to do something special for people who don't normally get as much... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:37:15 EST What’s going on in Richmond County churches? 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, 28 Nov 2014 15:28:08 EST Wildlife officials seek public comments ROCKINGHAM — Wildlife officials are inviting local hunters to share their opinions on draft management plans for seven state game lands, including the Sandhills game lands in Richmond County. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:55:11 EST Trials of the future Gather around, my children, and listen to my tales, for that is what we are looked upon as by this Imperial Leader. We are no more than children in his eyes with no abilities of our own. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:01:21 EST Local author releases sci-fi thriller BISCOE — U.S. Army veteran and author Wayne Adams has published a new science-fiction novel, “The Universe Wept.” Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:16:13 EST OUR VIEW: The county with a heart Richmond County is small in population — with about 46,000 souls, we rank 57th of North Carolina's 100 counties. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:14:06 EST Restaurant feeds less fortunate HAMLET — One local restaurant decided to put profit aside and help others on Thanksgiving Day. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:44:09 EST ‘Community first:’ Watkins-Kendall dinner feeds neighbors, family DOBBINS HEIGHTS — For the ninth year in a row, a family shared their Thanksgiving meal with the rest of the community. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:38:06 EST Early openings, long lines start shopping season ROCKINGHAM — Full bellies and falling temperatures didn't stop shoppers from lining up outside Belk Thursday evening.Karen Steen and her niece Stevie, both from Hamlet, were first in line at the department store. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:18:07 EST Farmer faces DWI charge in fatal crash WAGRAM — A Wagram farmer has been charged with driving while impaired after involvement last week in a collision that killed another driver. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:12:09 EST Macie McQueen remembered as community matriarch She is remembered as a passionate advocate for justice and equality, a driven community activist, a warrior and mentor.But many called her mother. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:10:11 EST Standridge kicks Knights to tourney LAURINBURG — The last time the St. Andrews men's soccer team qualified for the NAIA National Tournament, none of the current players were born. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:01:08 EST Convenient Care clinic to extend hours ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Convenient Care-Richmond County will soon be offering new extended hours. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:46:05 EST Sealed Air Corp. raises nearly $6,500 for United Way Contributed photo Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:42:19 EST Historic site hosting ‘Christmas for the Birds’ MOUNT GILEAD — Richmond County residents can help spread Christmas cheer to their feathered friends next week. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:28:05 EST