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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 [...]

Pinehurst Live After 5

Pinehurst Live after 5 The Embers, a beach music band who have defined the genre will join us for a special Live after 5 Concert [...]

Mercedes on the Green

Tufts Park plays host to a free car display on the eve of Concours d'Elegance.  Come see a great collection of German classics from 4:00 [...]

FourthFest – Parade and Fireworks

We invite you to join us for a day of fun in the Village as we celebrate Independence Day starting with our annual Independence Day [...]

Daily Journal 

  • Chambers is semi-finalist in oratorical contest
    INDIANAPOLIS — Maggi Patrice Chambers of Rockingham was one of nine semi-finalists Saturday in the National American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program here. The three finalists were selected Sunday for final places from first to third place. While Maggi’s advancement ended as a semi-finalist, she received $3,000 more in ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-25-2017
  • Hamlet police charge 3 in undercover narcotics investigation
    HAMLET — Operation March Madness continues into April as police make three more undercover drug arrests. According to Detective Capt. Randy Dover, Hamlet investigators served a search warrant at Davis Detailing on Friday following an undercover buy of cocaine and arrested the owner, 57-year-old Jackie Bright Davis. They also served ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-25-2017
  • Pierce, Goodman weigh in on hog odor bill
    LUMBERTON — A bill to limit the financial liability of hog farms stinks if you ask state Rep. Garland Pierce, the senior member of Robeson County’s five-member legislative delegation. House Bill 467, which has passed the House and is now moving through the state Senate, limits the civil penalty that ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-22-2017
  • 2 Richmond schools added to elite list
    ROCKINGHAM — The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on Thursday announced that three state schools — including two in Richmond County — have been named “Schools to Watch” by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform. Both Ellerbe and Rockingham Middle schools join Newton-Conover STEM Middle as the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-22-2017
  • Masons award scholarships
    The 29th Masonic District Masons, Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge North Carolina, recognized 26 local high school and college students with scholarships on April 14. Eighteen of the awards were made by lodges from Richmond County: • Poplar Hill 331 — 10 scholarships; • Day Springs 44 — five ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-22-2017
  • Ellerbe complex to host state youth shooting competition
    RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will host the 40th annual Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament — the state championship for pre-collegiate shooting sports — on April 29 at the John F. Lentz Hunter Education Complex in Ellerbe in Richmond County. The Wildlife Commission conducted nine district competitions in ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-21-2017
  • FirstHealth offering screenings for Kids’ Day
    The 2017 Kids’ Day and National Safe Kids Day program will be hosted by FirstHealth Richmond Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. This annual special day for children will feature numerous health screenings as well a variety of fun activities and the opportunity for kids ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-21-2017
  • Richmond County Chamber of Commerce prepares for annual Business Expo
    More than 40 businesses and organizations will pour into the Cole Auditorium on Tuesday for the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Expo. The event will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and feature tastings, demos and giveaways from members of the Chamber. Partnering with Richmond Community College, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-21-2017
  • Richmond County office staffers to be honored at luncheon
    HAMLET — The 2017 Office Professionals Luncheon will be held Wednesday, April 26, at the Cole Auditorium. This annual event is held to honor the office personnel from Richmond County businesses. Rick’s Catering will provide the meal for the event sponsored by Swink Quality Oil and Gas, Classic Apparel, Tri ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-21-2017
  • Cascades employees complete certification at RCC
    HAMLET — Six Cascades Tissue employees at the Rockingham facility recently completed Six Sigma Green Belt certification through Richmond Community College’s customized training program. Earning their Six Sigma Green Belt certification were Craig Knight, Jake Elder, Corey Wyand, Anthony Nessell, Mike Kopel and Michael Hurst. These employees are on process ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-21-2017
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Daily Journal Sports

  • Richmond Senior baseball, softball prepared to play over Spring Break
    ROCKINGHAM — Spring Break is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy some time off, right? Well, that’s not the case for a handful of Richmond Senior athletes who are scheduled to compete during the 10-day recess. For the school’s baseball and softball teams, this span has the potential ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-15-2017
  • 3rd annual John B. Searcy Golf Tournament set for May 13
    ROCKINGHAM — The life and service of the late John Searcy, a former Rockingham police officer and Richmond County magistrate, will be honored next month at the third annual John B. Searcy Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament will help fund memorial scholarships that are awarded to local ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-15-2017
  • Cagle: A dream come true
    I have been around racing for a long time. Growing up in Rockingham, you didn’t really have a choice. Going to the track became part of the routine every year – something to look forward to every spring and fall. Each time I went as a kid, I fell in ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-15-2017
  • Richmond Senior softball, baseball down Pinecrest
    ROCKINGHAM — NaLee Jacobs was able to keep her composure in the circle with her team holding a one-run lead over Pinecrest in the top of the seventh inning. The senior pitcher retired the Lady Patriots’ first two batters, Hannah Stevens (fly ball) and Brianna Knowles (groundout), but gave up ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-14-2017
  • Richmond Senior track races to victory in SEC regular-season finale
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior boys and girls track teams swept Lumberton and Scotland in their final conference meet of the regular season, combining to score 188 of the 307 points recorded on Wednesday. Magic Ward and Preston Coker were the lead point-getters in individual events for the boys teams ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-13-2017
  • Richmond Senior girls soccer runs out of time on Senior Night
    ROCKINGHAM — A few missed opportunities in the second half of Wednesday’s game may have cost the Richmond Senior girls soccer team a chance to earn a win — or at least tie — on Senior Night. “This one is going to be a hard one to swallow because we ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-13-2017
  • Richmond Senior baseball can’t contain Pinecrest
    SOUTHERN PINES — The Richmond Senior baseball team was unable to contain Pinecrest on Tuesday evening, giving up 14 runs on 17 hits in the teams’ first of two meetings this week. Tommy Vinson’s hit in the bottom of the sixth inning, which brought in teammate Seth Caddell, put an ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-12-2017
  • Richmond Senior girls soccer earns win despite “lethargic” play
    ROCKINGHAM — With about 22 minutes to go in Monday night’s girls soccer game, Richmond Senior coach Bennie Howard could be heard yelling “Wake up, ladies!” as his team crossed the midfield line. The Lady Raiders (11-2-2, 5-2 SEC) had a one-goal lead over Purnell Swett at the time but, ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-11-2017
  • Upsets abound in ADRL Spring Drags at Rockingham Dragway
    ROCKINGHAM — Saturday was no day to play favorites at Rockingham Dragway — where upsets were the rule rather than the exception at the ADRL Spring Drags. Among the top qualifiers, only Top Fuel Harley rider Tii Tharpe (East Bend) managed to find his way to the winners’ circle. Although ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 04-10-2017
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