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  • Sheriff Clemmons named to Trump admin crime commission
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Richmond County Sheriff James Clemmons has been named a member of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Oct. 28, 2019 giving Barr the authority to create the commission ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-22-2020
  • Rockingham Crime Report: Jan. 17 – Jan. 22
    Jan. 17 ROCKINGHAM — At 1 p.m. a victim went to the Rockingham Police Department to report $100 worth of 20 mg tablets of amphetamine/dextroamphetamine being either lost or stolen. There are no suspects in the case. The case has been closed by means of exception. ROCKINGHAM — At ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-22-2020
  • Rising from the ashes: Regal Inn to reopen in spring
    ROCKINGHAM — The Regal Inn finally has a roof again. The hotel, located on the corner of West Broad Avenue and U.S. 220, was set to be condemned numerous times last year after the owners went nearly two years without taking steps to either rebuild or demolish it. The city ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-22-2020
  • Regional News Briefs
    RCC gets $136K for scholarships LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College has been awarded two grants totaling $136,778 provided by the Native American Agriculture Fund. The money will fund 10 scholarships to American Indian students who have an interest in agriculture. This will be paired with RCC and N.C. State University’s ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • RCC names Sen. McInnis ‘Citizen of the Year’
    HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation has named Sen. Tom McInnis Citizen of the Year in recognition for his work to promote workforce training for rural North Carolina. McInnis, a Republican in his third term representing District 25 which includes Richmond, Anson, Moore and Scotland counties, will be the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • RCC Foundation names Sen. McInnis ‘Citizen of the Year’
    HAMLET — The Richmond Community College Foundation has named Sen. Tom McInnis Citizen of the Year in recognition for his work to promote workforce training for rural North Carolina. McInnis, a Republican in his third term representing District 25 which includes Richmond, Anson, Moore and Scotland counties, will be the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • Colton Brown wins MLK essay contest
    Colton Brown reads his winning essay on the topic of “there is still hope in the dream,” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Brown recounted King’s history and shared stories of people who are still fighting to keep his “dream” alive. One example was the Richmond Raider ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • Helping those who need it most
    An ambitious public-private partnership that intends to connect health care and social service providers so North Carolina’s 10 million people can lead healthier lives is up and running. With 50 of the state’s 100 counties functioning within a statewide initiative called NCCARE360 as of Jan. 1, individuals and families in ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • Gaming tournament forges friendships, rivalries
    HAMLET — Gaming is being taken to the next level in Richmond County. The first G.R.E.A.T. Gaming Tournament brought in about 40 competitors of all ages for a full day of intense head-to-head battles in some of their favorite games: Madden 19, Super Smash Brothers and Fortnite. Finalists in the ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
  • Police release video of stop that prompted investigation
    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina police department has released body-camera video of a traffic stop that prompted a use-of-force investigation. Raleigh police released video on Friday that showed two officers grabbing, punching and kneeing a man who was shown ignoring their orders, The News & Observer reported. Footage shot ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 01-21-2020
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