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  • Autopsies: 2 slain campus victims each had 6 or more wounds
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The student credited with tackling a gunman during a fatal North Carolina campus rampage suffered eight gunshot wounds, and another slain student was shot six times, according to autopsies released Tuesday. An autopsy made public by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Riley Howell ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Mansfield’s entry expands US Senate field in North Carolina
    RALEIGH — North Carolina’s 2020 U.S. Senate race expanded Tuesday as another former North Carolina state legislator with a military background and previous statewide campaign experience officially joined the Democratic field. Eric Mansfield filed the paperwork to be a candidate seeking to unseat Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. It came the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Trump rehashes gripes, rips ‘radical’ Dems in 2020 launch
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term. ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • American Legion elects officers, awards scholarship
    From left: American Legion Post 147 Post Admin Station Commander John Carr, Penny Henry, Gary Henry and Post 147 1st Vice Commander Carlton Hawkins on Friday as the American Legion honored the Henry’s for their running their scholarship, the Grady McDonald Memorial Scholarship for Boys State. McDonald, Penny Henry’s uncle, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Rockingham man charged in arson, attempted murder
    ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Rockingham man with setting a home on fire while it was occupied. Kenneth Gerald Allen, 34, of Greenbriar Lane is charged with one felony count each of attempted first degree murder and arson. Deputies on Sunday were called out to ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Elections board to consider new poll sites
    ELLERBE — The Richmond County Board of Elections next week will consider whether to move its polling location in the Ellerbe Town Hall chambers due to its dais nearly blocking the entrance for voters. The board members will inspect the town hall, the Mineral Springs #1 polling site located at ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Local wildlife rehabilitator takes in fawn
    ROCKINGHAM — Tessie Caulder, a former local wildlife rehabilitator, on Monday rescued a fawn that is clinging to life and has tips for others who may come into contact with an animal in distress. The fawn was picked up after being seen laying on the side of the road very ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-19-2019
  • Filing period for municipal elections begins July 5
    The filing period for Richmond County’s 2019 Municipal Elections begins at noon on Friday, July 5 and ends at noon on Friday, July 19. The candidates up for re-election are listed below. Incumbents and challengers must submit paperwork that consists of a campaign organizational report, notice of candidacy and ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • Filing period for municipal elections begins July 5
    The filing period for Richmond County’s 2019 Municipal Elections begins at noon on Friday, July 5 and ends at noon on Friday, July 19. The candidates up for re-election are listed below. Incumbents and challengers must submit paperwork that consists of a campaign organizational report, notice of candidacy and ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • Big Pine Retreat close to reopening burned building
    HAMLET — The multi-purpose log cabin owned by the Sandhills Alternative Academy that burned last June has taken on a new look as it prepares to reopen next month. The cabin, which sits on Corning Pond and was used for meetings, a cafeteria, movie theater and a site for private ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • Big Pine Retreat close to reopening burned building
    HAMLET — The multi-purpose log cabin owned by the Sandhills Alternative Academy that burned last June has taken on a new look as it prepares to reopen next month. The cabin, which sits on Corning Pond and was used for meetings, a cafeteria, movie theater and a site for private ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • New industry brings 130 jobs to Richmond County
    HAMLET — Volumetric Building Companies on Monday opened a new facility in Richmond County’s Industrial Park that will create 130 new jobs and invest $12 million in the county over three years. VBC acquired a facility that was previously owned by the Ritz-Craft Corporation, and 70 employees from that company ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • Speedway not safe for July 4 event, county manager says
    ROCKINGHAM — The Rock Speedway and Entertainment Complex on Friday cancelled its plans to hold a Fourth of July celebration which promised to be so large it nearly scared off the two other major fireworks shows in Richmond County earlier this year. In a statement released late Friday, Dan Lovenheim, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-18-2019
  • Millstone’s Horsemanship Camp comes to a close
    ELLERBE — Millstone 4-H Camp closed out it’s first summer camp of the year on Friday with a riding show for the campers’ parents. Millstone has been around for 80 years as of 2019 having begun in 1938 and serviced 68 out of 100 counties in North Carolina, and a ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-15-2019
  • Millstone’s Horsemanship Camp comes to a close
    ELLERBE — Millstone 4-H Camp closed out it’s first summer camp of the year on Friday with a riding show for the campers’ parents. Millstone has been around for 80 years as of 2019 having begun in 1938 and serviced 68 out of 100 counties in North Carolina, and a ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-15-2019
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