Your Daily Journal- RSS NEWS Feed http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS http://yourdailyjournal.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:34:35 EST 1800 Richmond County farm committee nominations due Aug. 1 http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/50057816/Farm-committee-nominations-due-Aug.-1 ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County farmers and ranchers have about a week to nominate themselves or others to serve on local U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency committees. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamlet resignations rattle residents http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50047572/Resignations-rattle-residents HAMLET — Citing crime and perceived lapses in leadership, residents say they're concerned about their hometown's present path — and its future. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: Man caught with drugs after Rockingham chase http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/50051511/Police:-Man-caught-with-drugs-after-Rockingham-chase ROCKINGHAM — Police say a man with drugs led them on a car chase and gave a fake name to the officer who caught up with him. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Students wield SWAT shield http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50049853/Students-wield-SWAT-shield ROCKINGHAM — Richie Watts is considering a career in law enforcement.That's why the 16-year-old said he signed up for his second year at the Rockingham Police Department's Junior Police Academy. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Superheroes’ honing their skills http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/local_features/50048549/Superhero-skills ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theatre is in the midst of a superhero takeover as it hosts its two-week Young People's Theatre camp until Aug. 1. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Southern States to open area store http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/50046298/Southern-States-to-open-area-store MONROE — Southern States will open a 12,000 square-foot feed and farm supply store next month, the company has announced.The new store on East Roosevelt Boulevard in Monroe is scheduled to open for business on Aug. 29. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with emailing child porn http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/342885/Man-charged-with-emailing-child-porn CHERAW, S.C. — A 76-year-old man is accused of emailing child pornography and faces more than a century in prison if convicted, South Carolina's attorney general said. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham woman makes wishes come true http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/312643/Making-wishes-come-true ROCKINGHAM — Beatrice Biggs Parker makes wishes come true, but she's no fairy godmother. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shooting suspect captured http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/localnews1/335317/Shooting-suspect-captured WADESBORO — A Hamlet man wanted in connection with a shooting near the Pee Dee River last week has been caught. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamlet loses second official in two days http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/334878/Hamlet-loses-second-official-in-two-days HAMLET — Miranda Chavis, Hamlet Depot and Museums manager and downtown coordinator, has resigned effective Aug. 22. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 4 freed from stuck elevator http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/331972/4-freed-from-stuck-elevator ROCKINGHAM — Firefighters freed four children who were briefly stuck in an elevator Tuesday afternoon at Discovery Place Kids. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SBI probes fire chief embezzlement claims http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/329867/SBI-probes-fire-chief-embezzlement-claims MORVEN — Fire Chief Mark Holloway is the subject of a State Bureau of Investigation probe, the attorney general's office says. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hear Daily Journal headlines on WAYN 900 AM http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/330788/Hear-Daily-Journal-headlines-on-WAYN-900-AM ROCKINGHAM — Starting on Wednesday, lunchtime listeners can hear Richmond County Daily Journal headlines on WAYN 900 AM three days a week. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 4-H youth gearing up for showmanship circuit http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news-opinion_columns/328259/4-H-youth-gearing-up-for-showmanship-circuit 4-H youth are busy preparing for the start of the 2014 4-H Farm Credit Showmanship Circuit season. They have been training and clipping their animals for the past month. Many of them get their animals as soon as school lets out for the... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man charged with church break-in http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/324815/Man-charged-with-church-break-in WADESBORO — Police have charged a man with breaking into and stealing from a local church. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Kids found naked on roadside, mom arrested http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/324674/Kids-found-naked-on-roadside-mom-arrested WADESBORO — A woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two young children were found walking naked along a rural Anson County road. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Warrant: Sodas used as ‘deadly weapon’ in assault http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/317201/Warrant:-Sodas-used-as-deadly-weapon-in-assault ROCKINGHAM — A woman accused of an attack with a case of sodas is facing an assault with a deadly weapon charge. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hamlet city manager resigns http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews1/318794/Hamlet-city-manager-resigns HAMLET — Marchell Adams-David is spreading her wings. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lawnmower racing to return http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/home_top-localnews3/313234/Lawnmower-racing-to-return ELLERBE — Riding lawnmowers will dart around the dirt track once more, spinning tires, slinging clay and drawing crowds to Richmond County. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Daily Journal has a new look, thanks to you http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/news/318966/Daily-Journal-has-a-new-look-thanks-to-you The Richmond County Daily Journal is launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout and more effective for our advertisers today. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST