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First Friday Sunrise Theatre

Springfest Arts & Crafts Fair

  The Southern Pines tradition that folks look forward to each Spring will return once again on Saturday, April 28th from 10am-4pm. The The Southern [...]

Human Services Mini Conference

Richmond Community College is bringing in several guest speakers from local agencies to talk about career pathways into human services, as well as the demand [...]

Monday’s Moore County Farmer’s Market

The freshest local produce in the Moore County area. We have seasonal produce along with a variety of meats and cheeses. Plus we sell dessert!! [...]

Daily Journal 

  • Treasure in a bag of rocks
    ELLERBE — The addition of a flowing flume of water has given the Rankin Museum’s annual Geology Dig new life. Last Saturday was the second dig with the flume. Before, the children’s imaginations would have to work a bit harder to imagine they were sifting through a stream like the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Democrat supports Libertarian in 9th District congressional race
    ROCKINGHAM — A two-time congressional hopeful is throwing his support behind a third-party candidate. Democrat Christian Cano announced June 14 that he is endorsing Libertarian Jeff Scott for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District seat currently held by lame-duck Republican Rep. Robert Pittenger. “I know that Jeff Scott will fight for ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Found fawn sent to rehab
    ROCKINGHAM — Animal advocate Tessie Caulder handed her fifth or sixth orphaned fawn over to a state wildlife officer Friday, after finding the animal crippled and dehydrated on the side of the road. She nursed it overnight and then called Wildlife Officer Sterling Welsh, who took the animal to a ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Construction begins on new Ned’s
    ROCKINGHAM — Ned’s Pawn Shop will relocate — about 50 yards — to the property formerly occupied by Bojangles on East Broad Avenue later this year. Bryan Greene, owner of Ned’s, said the move will allow the shop to expand to allow more room for the gun inventory and general ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • SC man accusedin kidnapping,beating case
    ROCKINGHAM — A South Carolina man has been arrested in Richmond County on assault and kidnapping charges. Robert Paul Wiggins Jr., 44, of Sumter, South Carolina, allegedly attacked another individual and also held them against their will on June 12, according to warrants for his arrest. Wiggins allegedly beat the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Richmond County sheriff’s deputies charge 3 in pull-over pot bust
    ROCKINGHAM — Three Winston-Salem men are facing drug charges after Richmond County sheriff’s deputies say they discovered nearly a half-pound of pot in their vehicle during a June 8 traffic stop. Adolfo Noyola Lopez, 24, Moises Quiterio, 25, and Edward Thomas Marin, 22, were traveling together when deputies allegedly found ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Rockingham Housing authority hosting game-filled field day
    ROCKINGHAM – Remember field day back in elementary school where you’d compete with friends to pass a ball over your heads and under your legs down the line? Or toss water balloons to see who could stand farthest apart but still catch it? Relive those days on June 28 with ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Vacation Bible School, revival and Rainbow Tea
    The deadline for church briefs is noon Thursday for publication the following Friday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christinecarroll@yourdailyjournal.com, call her at 910-817-2673 or drop off your news at 607 E. Broad Ave., Suite B. Please be sure to include the name and address of ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Rockingham to replace tree in Harrington Square renovation
    ROCKINGHAM — The larger of the two willow oak trees on Harrington Square will be cut down in July on the recommendation of an arborist and will coincide with the city’s planned renovation of the fountain, brickwork and landscaping on the Square. Garry Veach, a certified arborist with the International ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Corn hole tourney to help support interpreters
    ROCKINGHAM — Bean bags will be flying at the VFW post Saturday in an effort to help an organization that helps foreign interpreters settle in the U.S. Interpreters like Nassir Ahmad. Ahmad served as an combat interpreter for the U.S. military, joining several units on missions, from 2002-2014 in the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Betas’ gory creation wins monster prize
    ROCKINGHAM — Gruesome wins. When National Beta Club judges saw a freeze frame of “Frankenstein” staged by students from Richmond Early College, they knew nothing could top it — not even two other “Frankenstein” tableaux recreating the monster’s coming to life. That’s because, Beta Club sponsor Jennifer Byrd said Thursday, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Puzzles solved, credit earned
    HAMLET — The “nerd herd” graduated from RCC’s Saturday Academy on Thursday, at the end of a stiff competition designed to assess what they had learned about computer coding, 3-D modeling and the basics of electricity during the past seven months. There were small certificates suitable for framing, handshakes from ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Berry: Town’s budgethas to ‘stay tight’ toget in financial shape
    ELLERBE — Town commissioners will make their final tweaks before adopting the fiscal 2019 budget during a special meeting at 2 p.m. Monday. On Thursday, they met with Mayor Lee Berry and Town Clerk Jane Smith to view a draft of the budget that included changes proposed during two previous ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Day of the Triffids?
    Verbascusm thapsus sprawls untended in our unplowed fields and marches in dense, ragged phalanxes along the shoulders of highways from Ellerbe to Hoffman, and points in between. We. Have. Been. Invaded. “It seems like it’s gotten especially prevalent (hereabouts) over the past five years or so,” says Paige Burns, horticulturist ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-21-2018
  • ‘Stop the Violence’ march this weekend
    DOBBINS HEIGHTS — With gun violence continuing to be an issue in the United States, one resident is making an effort to remind young people of the bigger picture: the pain that violence causes to the families involved. “There’s too much gun violence going on, the younger generation is taking ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-21-2018
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Daily Journal Sports

  • SOTY, No. 1: Lee throws first seven-inning perfect game in school history
    Every pitcher who has ever stepped on the mound strives to go the entire game without giving up a hit or a run, or allowing any of the opposing teams’ batters to reach base, but accomplishing a feat of that magnitude is easier said than done. That’s why, prior to ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • Moseley, Lady Raiders have ‘some catching up to do’
    ROCKINGHAM — Teddy Moseley has already hit the ground running. Not even three weeks into his first month as head coach of the Richmond girls basketball team, Moseley has been busy building relationship with new and returning players, scheduling summer workouts and contacting coaches from other schools about possible scrimmages ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-23-2018
  • SOTY, No. 2: Howard retires, Larsen takes over soccer program
    It was no secret that the 2017 boys soccer season and the 2018 girls soccer season would be the final runs for former head coach Bennie Howard, who spent the last three decades running the Richmond soccer programs. Howard made it clear heading into the school year that was he ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-22-2018
  • Richmond football plays with ‘great enthusiasm’ in first home 7-on-7
    ROCKINGHAM — There were a few other notable plays made during Thursday morning’s 7-on-7 with Cape Fear, but Dereck Barringer’s acrobatic interception in the early going was the one that energized the Raiders the most. It was only the defensive unit’s third possession of the day and Barringer, a rising ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Lampley, Way pick up district’s top individual honors
    ROCKINGHAM — Savannah Lampley and Greyson Way winning Player of the Year and Pitcher of the Year, respectively, highlights the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association’s announcement of this year’s 4A All-District 4 Team. Lampley and Way, both rising seniors, were two of the five Richmond softball players — the same ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-21-2018
  • SOTY, No. 3: Richmond softball sets the record straight
    The Richmond softball team took the saying “records are meant to be broken” to a whole new level during the 2018 season. As a collective, the Lady Raiders set five new program records — breaking three of them in the one game — and became the first group in program ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Rattlers grab mercy-rule win over Pinecrest
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond Rattlers played through light showers early Wednesday evening in order to grab their second win in as many days over Pinecrest, earning a 13-3 home victory in just five innings. Rising senior Brett Young got Richmond on the scoreboard with an RBI double in the bottom ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-21-2018
  • Cagle: Memories of Tracy, Phil, Jack and that old 1977 Trans Am
    The story ends with a 1977 Trans Am with a 455 Pontiac, 400 heads, pop-up pistons and a tank full of airplane gas pinned under a trailer in some old lady’s front yard. The trailer, which was carrying the 1977 Trans Am racecar with a 455 Pontiac, 400 heads, pop-up ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-21-2018
  • SOTY, No. 4: Richmond volleyball puts together historic season
    The Richmond volleyball team’s main goal heading into the 2017 season was to finish conference play undefeated for the second year in a row — even with the addition of Jack Britt and Seventy-First as conference rivals. Former head coach Shellie Wimpey was more than confident that her returning group, ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-20-2018
  • Raiders responding well through first 2 weeks of summer workouts
    ROCKINGHAM — Maybe the most impressive thing Bryan Till has seen over the past week is the response from his players whenever they’ve been put in situations, on the football field, that are outside of their comfort zones. Whether it was at UNC-Chapell Hill’s “King of the Hill” 7-on-7 tournament ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-20-2018
  • Hawkins verbally commits to Coker College
    ROCKINGHAM — Kayla Hawkins, a rising junior who plays first base for the Richmond softball team, recently announced that she has verbally committed to play her college softball at Coker College (S.C.). Hawkins made the decision last Monday, June 11, but waited until her travel team, Carolina Elite, got to ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-20-2018
  • SOTY, No. 5: Miller signs with Ivy League school
    Thanks to his abilities on the football field and the track, and his intelligence in the classroom, Dante Miller became the first-ever Richmond student-athlete to sign a letter of intent to play sports at an Ivy League School. Miller, starting running back on the 2017 football team, verbally committed to ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-19-2018
  • Richmond basketball wraps up jamboree, grabs win over Anson
    ROCKINGHAM — The first-ever Raider Classic Jamboree, a two-day event hosted by the Richmond boys basketball program, wrapped up play Saturday afternoon with a total of 13 games in seven hours. All nine teams in attendance (Anson, Gray’s Creek, New Life Christian Academy, Pine Forest, Richmond A, Richmond B, Scotland, ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-16-2018
  • SOTY, No. 6: Griffin, Way earn inaugural SAC Player of the Year honors
    Although they were recognized for their efforts in different sports, Altman Griffin and Greyson Way accomplished a few of the same goals on their way to being named Sandhills Athletic Conference Player of the Year these past seasons. Griffin led the Richmond volleyball team to its second consecutive undefeated record ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-16-2018
  • Raiders go 2-1 on first day of Raider Classic Jamboree
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond boys basketball program racked up a total of four wins, as both the varsity and junior varsity teams went 2-1 on the day, at its inaugural Raider Classic Jamboree on Friday. The Raiders’ varsity squad, labeled “Richmond A” on the schedule, took down Fairmont (47-42) and ... read more
    Source: Daily Journal SportsPublished on 06-16-2018
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