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Register for the Carolina Philharmonic’s Second Annual Golf Tournament

Calling all golfers!!  On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, the Country Club of Whispering Pines, Pines Course, is the place to be when The Carolina Philharmonic's [...]

Enter the Pinehurst St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Village of Pinehurst will show off its Irish spirit during the 16th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. Colorful parade entries, great music, dancing, and good [...]

26th Annual Marathon 1st Annual Half Marathon

The Ellerbe Marathon and Half Marathon 26th Annual Marathon 1st Annual Half Marathon February 25, 2017 8 a.m. start New Course The Ellerbe Marathon will [...]

Milestone 4-H Camp

ANNOUNCING: Registration for our 2nd Annual 4-H Family Camp is now open! Join us at Millstone for a weekend of fun and adventure that the [...]

Daily Journal 

  • Igniting interest in firefighting
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School students have the option to enroll in a hot new program offered through the school’s Career Technical Education department: fire fighter technology. The Rockingham city council voted to donate firetruck — which was retired from the fleet in 2014 — to the school system ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-23-2017
  • Ninth-grade Academy achievers honored
    HAMLET — The Richmond County Ninth-Grade Academy has released the names of its high-achieving students for the second nine-week grading period. In addition to the students on the A honor roll, pictured, the following students made the A-B honor roll: Angel Aguirre,Gracie Allen Jamie Almanza ,Vaneza Alvarez, Madison Asbell, Jerry ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-22-2017
  • Fairview Heights announces honors
    HAMLET — Fairview Heights Elementary School released the names of its top students for the second nine-week grading period. In addition to students making the A honor roll (pictured), the following students made noteworthy achievements. A-B Honor Roll Third Grade: Cortlan Ashley, Shelby Brown, Reginald Caswell, Landon Clark, Jake Coble, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-22-2017
  • Pokémon GO-ing again
    ROCKINGHAM — When Niantic’s Pokémon GO arrived in the Google Play and Apple App Stores in July, bringing Pokémon’s most beloved pocket monsters into augmented reality, people of all ages came out to play. But as summer waned and schools re-opened, the herd of regular Pokémon trainers that once gathered ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • RSHS names distinguished students
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School has named students who made the distinguished list during the last nine-week grading period. 12th Grade: Brenden Watson, Jada Terry, Keshia David, Jasmine Mason, Charlaja Brown, Courtney Heaton, DeAnna Morrison, Nathan Hill, Jessica Paone, Mckenzie Henson, Justin Smith, Josh Brewer, Javoni Thomas, Mikhaila Hudson, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • Car shot in Dobbins Heights, female injured
    HAMLET — A woman was sent to the hospital after the car she was in was shot. According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a car was travelling down Earle Franklin Drive, toward N.C. 177 on the south side of Dobbins Heights, Monday evening when the occupant(s) heard gunshots. The ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • Monroe Avenue Terrific Tigers announced
    HAMLET — Monroe Avenue Elementary School has announced the names of all its Terrific Tigers for the second nine-week grading period. PRE-K– Jionni Lyles, Camden Stein, Kensley Lampley, Kelvonta Covington, Nathan Brigman, and Kaleea Carpenter Kindergarten– Celina Jaramillo, Amiah Streeter, Pablo Teran Gonzales, Jaylah Brown, Koryn Dawkins, Jody Wells, Shermaine ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • Ellerbe Middle School announces honor roll
    ELLERBE — Ellerbe Middle School has named its honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. A Honor Roll Sixth Grade: Ashlyn Bouldin, Kevin Dominguez, Giovani Gomez-Orozco, Yuliana Gonzalez, Diezel Green, Sylvester Harding, Haylee Johnson, Ethan Locklear, Bryan Morales, Kimbrly Quick, Stephen Curtis Reams, Kadia Rucker, Kaiten Sauls, Logan Sheffield, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • Rockingham Middle releases honor roll
    For the Daily Journal Courtesy photo A Honor Roll 6th Grade Front Row: Matthew Burns, Evan Butler, Maren Carter, Kylie Caulder, Melanie Chatman, Edriana Davis, Luke Dumas and Tristan Dycus. Second Row: Molly Erwin, Ayden Haltom, Angelina Hammonds, Cameron Hinson, Savannah Jordan, Walker Lambeth, Jaleah Leak and Kayleigh Leviner. ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-21-2017
  • Former Richmond football coach charged
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School’s former football coach is in trouble with the law again, this time on a domestic violence-related charge. According to court records with Wake County, Michael J. Castellano, who has a Myrtle Beach address, was charged Feb. 4 with violating a domestic violence protection order. ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-20-2017
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Daily Journal Sports

  • Basketball: Richmond Senior prepares for SEC tournament
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior boys basketball team won the coin toss over the weekend and will now enter the conference tournament as the No. 2 seed. Due to Richmond (18-5, 7-3 SEC) and Pinecrest (20-4, 7-3 SEC) splitting the two matchups and finishing the regular season with identical records ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-14-2017
  • Basketball: Richmond Senior ends regular season with wins at Scotland
    LAURINBURG — Leon Zeigler’s dunk over Greg McMillan late in the fourth quarter put the stamp on a hard-fought rivalry game between Richmond Senior and Scotland on Friday. Richmond (18-5, 7-3 SEC) held the lead for most of the game, but Scotland clawed its way back behind some red-hot shooting ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-11-2017
  • One of the toughest jobs in the state
    ROCKINGHAM — It’s no secret that much is expected from the head coach of Richmond Senior’s football team. With former coaches like Daryl Barnes — who brought in five of the school’s seven state championships — still on the minds of Raider fans, the job is undoubtedly one of the ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-11-2017
  • SPORTS BRIEFS: Eric Morman named head coach at North Mecklenburg
    Morman takes over at North Meck CHARLOTTE — Former Richmond Senior football player Eric Morman was recently named the new head football coach at North Mecklenburg High School, as reported by the Charlotte Observer. Morman spent the past two years at West Stanly, where he recently led the team to ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-11-2017
  • Ashton Locklear inks deal with Nike N7
    SEATTLE — USA women’s gymnast and Hamlet native Ashton Locklear signed an agreement to become the newest Nike N7 brand athlete ambassador earlier this week. “I want to thank Nike for this wonderful opportunity to become a Nike N7 ambassador,” Locklear said. “I am humbled and grateful and am so ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-10-2017
  • Richmond Senior football praised at annual banquet
    ROCKINGHAM — Opening words from principal Jim Butler and county superintendent Dr. Cindy Goodman kicked off the Richmond Senior football team’s annual banquet Thursday evening. Athletic director Ricky Young would then recognize those in the school and in the community who play a “very important” role in program’s success before ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-10-2017
  • No matter what, Richmond Senior football continues to work hard
    ROCKINGHAM — No matter who paces the sideline with a headset and a sheet full of plays, the athletes are the ones responsible for scoring and preventing touchdowns. It would’ve been easy for the Richmond Senior football team to lose its focus in the midst of the recent coaching change. ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-09-2017
  • NCHSAA announces new sites for Eastern Regional basketball finals
    CHAPEL HILL — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced a change in venues for the 2017 Eastern Regional Basketball Finals. The event will still be held in Fayetteville, but the dual-site event will be held on the campuses of Fayetteville State University and Methodist University. The two schools ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-08-2017
  • Basketball: Richmond Senior splits games at Pinecrest
    SOUTHERN PINES — The Richmond Senior varsity basketball teams split their games at Pinecrest on Tuesday. Leon Zeigler and Tone Diggs led the boys team to a 77-67 victory, while the girls team fell 57-43 after making a run in the final period. Lady Raiders’ late push falls short Trailing ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-08-2017
  • Richmond Senior football announces 2017 schedule
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Senior football team’s schedule for the 2017 season has been released. With Seventy-First and Jack Britt rejoining the conference this fall, Richmond will play four non-conference teams before facing seven SEC opponents — as opposed to the six non-conference, five conference-game schedule it has followed in ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 02-08-2017
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