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  • Eighth-grade student wins essay contest
    CORDOVA — Each year, more than 132,000 students in grades six through eight enter the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) Patriot’s Pen essay contest, according to the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) website. With the 2018-2019 theme “Why I Honor the American Flag,” students were challenged to write a 300-400 ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • Police in-person contact shrinks
    ROCKINGHAM — The consolidation of Richmond County’s dispatch services into the newly minted Emergency Services Complex may take some getting used to for residents as it will eliminate in-person contact with a dispatcher or administration staff after work hours and on weekends. However, officials are confident that the overall impact ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • Emergency Services consolidation to eliminate in-person talks with dispatchers
    ROCKINGHAM — The consolidation of Richmond County’s dispatch services into the newly minted Emergency Services Complex may take some getting used to for residents as it will eliminate in-person contact with a dispatcher or administration staff after work hours and on weekends. However, officials are confident that the overall impact ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • Pair arrestedin Rockingham robbery spree
    ROCKINGHAM — Two Hamlet men have been arrested in a string of robberies that all took place on the same day. John David Reeves, 55, of North Street and Marion Leverne Little, 65 — whose address is listed in Hamlet, Rockingham and Salisbury — allegedly robbed the Dollar General on ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • Pair arrested in Rockingham robbery spree
    ROCKINGHAM — Two Hamlet men have been arrested in a string of robberies that all took place on the same day. John David Reeves, 55, of North Street and Marion Leverne Little, 65 — whose address is listed in Hamlet, Rockingham and Salisbury — allegedly robbed the Dollar General on ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • Eighth-grade tudent wins essay contest
    CORDOVA — Each year, more than 132,000 students in grades six through eight enter the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW) Patriot’s Pen essay contest, according to the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) website. With the 2018-2019 theme “Why I Honor the American Flag,” students were challenged to write a 300-400 ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-13-2019
  • They ‘were treated like kings and queens’ at ‘Night to Shine’ in Laurinburg
    ROCKINGHAM — Approximately 100,000 guests and 200,000 volunteers gathered at 655 churches around the globe Friday evening for the fifth annual “Night to Shine” — a prom night sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. At First Baptist Church in Laurinburg, volunteers rolled out the red carpet for 100 attendees to ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-12-2019
  • Cadets raising money for summer Normandy trip
    ROCKINGHAM — Over the past few years, Lt. Col. Jon Ring said he’s been trying to build interest in the Airborne Forces in World War II in the JROTC program at Richmond Senior High School. This semester, the “Raider Battalion” are conducting an intensive study of the country’s Airborne Forces’ ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-12-2019
  • Veterans to receive snacks from home
    ROCKINGHAM — A unit deployed in Afghanistan and three other soldiers deployed elsewhere overseas this week will receive care packages comprised of the treats they’re accustomed to back home courtesy of the the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4203 Auxiliary. The receiving unit is the Fort Bragg-based U.S. Army’s 264th ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-12-2019
  • City to recommend third delay of Regal Inn demolition
    ROCKINGHAM — City staff will again recommend that the City Council table the discussion of demolishing the burned-out Regal Inn on Broad Avenue after the hotel’s ownership took positive steps toward remodeling since the council’s last meeting. Carolina Lodgings, the company that owns the hotel, over the last month cleaned ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 02-12-2019
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