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  • Family remembers lost loved one, forms scholarship
    ROCKINGHAM — Family and friends of Sylvester Lee “Sly” Wilburn on Friday held a candlelight vigil on the one-year anniversary of his death. Wilburn was killed April 18, 2018, at 28 years old, in a violent shooting that also left a female victim and the suspect injured. The suspect is ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • North Carolina Poetry Society announces annual contest winners
    RALEIGH – The North Carolina Poetry Society (NCPS) has announced the names of its 2019 adult poetry contest winners. Winning poets will receive cash prizes and their poems will be published in the annual anthology, Pinesong. Winning poets have been invited to read at Sam Ragan Awards Day at the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • Electric lineman graduation creating buzz for upcoming June class
    HAMLET – Richmond Community College will hold its second Electric Lineman gradation on Wednesday, May 15 for those who have successfully completed the program. The graduation ceremony will be take place on Main Campus at the Cole Auditorium in Hamlet at 10 a.m. Twenty-two students are on the path to ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • McLeod Health Cheraw nurses receive 2019 Palmetto Gold Award
    CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw is pleased to announce that Glenda Thomas, RN, and Kathryn McLain, RN, have been selected to receive the 2019 Palmetto Gold Award. Overall, seventeen McLeod Health Registered Nurses were selected. These nurses represent McLeod Regional Medical Center, McLeod Health Cheraw, McLeod Health Clarendon, McLeod ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • Ninth-Grade Academy to donate clothes to needy students
    HAMLET — The Richmond County Ninth-Grade Academy’s student government held a clothing drive this week to benefit students in need throughout the school district. Student government advisor Brenna Wyatt said the students 147 articles of clothing by the end of the week. Wyatt said the students came up with the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • County holding church services, Easter egg hunts
    ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County will be celebrating Easter all weekend long. The following is a (likely incomplete) list of Easter events taking place throughout the county. Saturday • First Baptist Church of Hamlet will hold a Children’s Easter Celebration from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 208 Charlotte St. There ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-20-2019
  • Board of Education discusses next superintendent in closed session
    HAMLET – The Richmond County Board of Education met Thursday night to discuss applicants for Richmond County School’s next superintendent. Chairman Wiley Mabe said they’ve received nine applications from candidates both in-state and out-of-state. “I’m pleased with the response,” said Mabe. Thursday’s discussion was held during their closed session and ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-19-2019
  • Board of Education discusses next superintendent in closed session
    HAMLET – The Richmond County Board of Education met Thursday night to discuss applicants for Richmond County School’s next superintendent. Chairman Wiley Mabe said they’ve received nine applications from candidates both in-state and out-of-state. “I’m pleased with the response,” said Mabe. Thursday’s discussion was held during their closed session and ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-19-2019
  • 73 students complete first step toward nursing career
    HAMLET – Seventy-three students in the Therapeutic and Diagnostics program at Richmond Community College were pinned on April 15 during a special ceremony recognizing their completion of the program. Pending passing the NC Certified Nursing Assistant Written and Skills test, they can become CNAs. Dr. Dale McInnis, College president, noted ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-19-2019
  • Students have fun in the sun at RCC’s Spring Fling
    HAMLET — To unwind before spring break and prepare for finals, students at Richmond Community College spent the day out in the sun for the school’s annual Spring Fling presented by the Student Government Assocation (SGA). Richmond Early College seniors Nick Pinto and Jordan Lear reminisced back to their first ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-19-2019
  • Man killed in Richmond Road shooting was part of conspiracy, warrants say
    ROCKINGHAM — Warrants for the two individuals charged following the incident that lead to Rico Shelton’s death on April 8 name Shelton as a co-conspirator in a robbery of a home on Richmond Road. Rico Joke’a Shelton, 26, was found dead in a residence on Richmond Road on Monday from ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-19-2019
  • Senate confirms Rep. Goodman’s appointment to Industrial Commission with unanimous vote
    ROCKINGHAM — Rep. Ken Goodman has resigned from his seat representing House District 66 following the Senate’s unanimous vote Thursday to confirm him to the North Carolina Industrial Commission. The Senate vote was 37-0 in favor of his move to the commission, and comes a month after the House’s 115-0 ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Senate confirms Rep. Goodman’s appointment to Industrial Commission with unanimous vote
    ROCKINGHAM — The Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Rep. Ken Goodman appointment to the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Goodman said he planned to resign from his District 66 seat immediately after the vote. The Senate vote was 37-0 in favor of his move to the commission, and comes a ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Epicenter collaborates with Metallica to offer band’s own whiskey, beer
    The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
  • Epicenter collaborates with Metallica to offer band’s own whiskey, beer
    The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 04-18-2019
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