Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:16:44 EST 1800 Volunteers sought for cemetery cleanup HAMLET — A Richmond County couple is seeking help from fellow residents to keep the grass trimmed and the grounds maintained at the historic Smith Cemetery. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:46:52 EST N.C. bill would make body camera video confidential RALEIGH (AP) — Recordings from cameras worn by North Carolina police officers or attached to their vehicle dashboards and used for criminal investigations would be confidential with some exceptions in legislation getting support at the General... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:26:51 EST Window tint violation leads to a dozen drug charges LAURINBURG — A Laurinburg man was charged with more than a dozen felonies on Thursday after a vehicle stop revealed a hoard of controlled substances, according to police. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:06:51 EST Fire and water ROCKINGHAM — A crew of 14 paddled down Hitchcock Creek in the Saturday morning rain as the Rockingham Fire Department trained for water rescues. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:26:56 EST Farmers’ market opens on Harrington Square ROCKINGHAM — A soggy Saturday held down foot traffic but couldn't dampen vendors' spirits as the Rockingham Farmers' Market opened its 2015 season on Harrington Square. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:06:52 EST 5K raises cash for Cordova School trips CORDOVA — Cosmo Lafave had two reasons to cross the finish line. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:21:53 EST Roberdel Community Watch to meet 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... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:01:53 EST Golf tourney carries on Searcy’s legacy ROCKINGHAM — John Searcy was well-known in Richmond County as a police officer and magistrate before his sudden and tragic death due to a heart attack last October. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:26:55 EST Student leaders show the way ROCKINGHAM — J.D. Lampley, student government president at L.J. Bell Elementary School, received a key to the city from Rockingham Mayor Steve Morris in a powerful gesture of support for young leadership Friday. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:26:53 EST Backhoe injures city worker ROCKINGHAM — A city employee was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital Friday morning after suffering injuries while working around a backhoe, City Manager Monty Crump said. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:26:52 EST 2 charged with assaulting police officer in Walmart disturbance ROCKINGHAM — A Richmond County pair is accused of assaulting a police officer and causing a disturbance at Walmart. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:31:51 EST 2 killed in Pinehurst police chase, crash PINEHURST — Two people died Friday night and a third person was injured after a car crashed into a tree during a police chase in Moore County, authorities said. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:52 EST Motorcycle ride, 5K bring support to Cordova School CORDOVA — One week following a bikers' benefit ride, supporters of a school for special-needs children will again be hitting the pavement — this time on foot. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:31:51 EST Swift Printing ‘treats everyone like family’ ROCKINGHAM — Quick Copy closed on March 31 and with it, Leon Paul III saw an opportunity to fill a void. Nine days later, Swift Printing was born. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:46:51 EST Bellamy performs in honors band Contributed photo Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:41:51 EST Registration open for youth triathlon PINEHURST — In anticipation of its eighth annual Youth Triathlon, FirstHealth Fitness-Pinehurst will host a parent information night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the fitness center at 170 Memorial Drive, Pinehurst. The session will give... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:21:52 EST Email virus disrupts city’s computers ROCKINGHAM — Not even governments are immune to computer viruses and telephone scams. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:51:51 EST New smoke alarms available from fire department ROCKINGHAM — The replacement of aging smoke detectors for city residents will soon be a phone call away. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:41:52 EST Trees, memorial plaque planted for Arbor Day HAMLET — On Arbor Day, city leaders found a way to honor trees and all they do, as well as Dr. William “Bill” Williams and all that he did, at the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:41:51 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Richmond County Daily Journal's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:39:17 EST