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3rd Annual Hoptoberfest

Downtown Hamlet Farmers’ Market

Downtown Hamlet Farmers' Market is Now Open! Fruits, veggies, crafts, live music, specialty hot dogs, Kona Ice, and fun coming tomorrow at the farmers market!! [...]

Holly Arts & Crafts Festival – Vendor Information

Holly Arts & Crafts Festival  Saturday, October 21st, 2017 Festival Hours 10:00 AM-4:00 PM The annual Holly Arts & Crafts Festival combines the talents of [...]

5th Annual Duskin & Stephens Foundation’s

The evening includes: silent auction, food, beer, tandem skydiving during National Anthem, buffet dinner by the Bell Tree Tavern, Beer by the Railhouse and Southern [...]

Daily Journal 

  • Young readers soak up the fun at Hamlet Public Library
    HAMLET — Youngsters celebrated the end of summer reading Friday morning by doing a host of things you can’t do while reading a book — running through a supersoaker, twirling a hula hoop and playing badminton without a net. Several lucky readers won prizes, from buckets of Legos to boogie ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-12-2017
  • Richmond County’s teen pregnancy-prevention program on the chopping block
    ROCKINGHAM — The Trump administration has proposed killing hundreds of programs designed to reduce teenage pregnancy, including one in Richmond County. Boasting one of the highest teen-pregnancy rates in the state, Richmond County is in year three of a five-year state-administered grant aimed at training both educators and students on ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-12-2017
  • Car fished from Pee Dee River
    ROCKINGHAM — First responders rushed to the Rockingham boating access on U.S. 74 West shortly after 4 p.m. Friday to a call regarding a car in the Pee Dee River, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. When deputies arrived, four bystanders were trying to assist the driver, who investigators ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-12-2017
  • Langley remembered for dedication to education in Richmond County
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County lost a pillar of its community with the death of Dr. John Wesley Langley on Aug. 10, 2017. Langley will be best remembered for his service as a teacher, assistant principal and principal at Rockingham High School and later as principal of Rockingham Junior High. One ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • Mount Zion United Church of Christ celebrates homecoming
    The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. Drop off items at 105 E. Washington St., Rockingham, or send an email to christinecarroll@yourdailyjournal.com with the words “Church News” in the subject line. Please be sure to include time, date and place of each event ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • 10 graduate from Richmond Community College’s Detention Officer Training program
    HAMLET — Ten students graduated Aug. 9 from Richmond Community College’s Detention Officer Certification Course and will enter a new career in law enforcement. The Detention Officer Certification Course developed by the North Carolina Justice Academy is a mandated 174-hour course that takes approximately five weeks to complete and concludes ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • Kindergarten countdown
    ROCKINGHAM — School bells will soon be ringing and some kids will hear them for the first time. To help them get a taste of what they will be doing, Discovery Place Kids hosted an event Thursday evening with a variety of special stations. “Countdown to Kindergarten is a great ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • Richmond County included in pilot program for welfare technology
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County is one of five in North Carolina to test new technology aimed at improving communication between child-welfare workers in different counties. The changes, says the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, will keep foster and other vulnerable children safer. Ultimately, they will centralize information in ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • Richmond Senior marching band preps for upcoming year
    ROCKINGHAM — If you’ve never heard “The Moonlight Sonata” played by a marching band, this is your year. The sonata’s dreamy, mysterious melody will weave its way throughout the Richmond Raider Band’s halftime show. From flag line to “pit,” the band’s 60 members have spent four hours a night in ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-11-2017
  • 2 charged with meth, pill possession
    ROCKINGHAM — Two people were charged with felony possession of methamphetamine last week, in addition to three misdemeanor drug charges. Jennifer Mauldin, 44, and Jimmy Horne, 53, were arrested Aug. 2 and given matching charges of felony possession of an unspecified amount of meth, simple possession of 23-and-a-half Xanax pills, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 08-10-2017
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Daily Journal Sports

  • Fall tryouts begin next week
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior athletic department is gearing up for the first official day of the fall sports season as the calendar approaches the final days of the month. On Monday, July 31, four of the six Richmond teams that compete in the fall will be hosting their respective ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 07-28-2017
  • Richmond ready for fall sports
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior athletic department is gearing up for the first official day of the fall season as the calendar approaches the final days of the month. On Monday, July 31, four of the six Richmond teams that compete in the fall will be hosting their opening tryouts ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 07-28-2017
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