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  • Children learn of veterans’ sacrifice on Flag Day
    ROCKINGHAM — A handful of children “made the day” of at least one veteran and inspired many others on a Flag Day morning spent at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4203 Auxiliary in which they learned the meaning behind the flags and monuments on display at the VFW’s Memorial ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-15-2019
  • Leak Street Center honored by Food Bank, begin summer program
    ROCKINGHAM — The Leak Street Educational and Cultural Center has been honored by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for the success of its after-school Kids Cafe Program just as the center prepares to begin its Summer Fun and Food Program on Monday. The Kids Cafe Program, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-14-2019
  • Leak Street Center honored by Food Bank, begin summer program
    ROCKINGHAM — The Leak Street Educational and Cultural Center has been honored by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina for the success of its after-school Kids Cafe Program just as the center prepares to begin its Summer Fun and Food Program on Monday. The Kids Cafe Program, ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-14-2019
  • Hamlet considers limit to truck access
    HAMLET — The Hamlet City Council on Tuesday discussed a proposed city ordinance that would bar commercial vehicles from being parked on private property. The ordinance, which has not been released publicly, was drafted in response to complaints from residents about the presence of tractor trailers parked in residential areas ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-14-2019
  • Suspects in 2016 murder convicted
    ROCKINGHAM — The cases of the final two suspects in the 2016 murder of Jesus Domingez Banavente were adjudicated this month. Jimiel Lovon Lindsey, 21, Kevin Orlando Bowe, Jr., 19, Antwon Tyrek Ratliff, 21, and Jaquan Lee Tillman, 19, were each charged in the murder. Banavente was a cook at ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
  • Suspects in 2016 murder convicted
    ROCKINGHAM — The cases of the final two suspects in the 2016 murder of Jesus Domingez Banavente were adjudicated this month. Jimiel Lovon Lindsey, 21, Kevin Orlando Bowe, Jr., 19, Antwon Tyrek Ratliff, 21, and Jaquan Lee Tillman, 19, were each charged in the murder. Banavente was a cook at ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
  • RPD officer earns tactical certification
    ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Police Department recognized Sergeant Marcus D. Ricks for completing the Tactical Training Certificate Program at the North Carolina Justice Academy on Tuesday. This certificate program is designed to recognize the achievement of law enforcement professionals who have dedicated themselves to making their communities and neighborhoods safer ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
  • RPD officer earns tactical certification
    ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Police Department recognized Sergeant Marcus D. Ricks for completing the Tactical Training Certificate Program at the North Carolina Justice Academy on Tuesday. This certificate program is designed to recognize the achievement of law enforcement professionals who have dedicated themselves to making their communities and neighborhoods safer ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
  • Hamlet Fire and Rescue Chief honored
    The Chief of the Hamlet Fire and Rescue Department was recently honored with the Patriot Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office. Calvin White was recognized for his extraordinary support of Staff Sergeant Gary Chavis of the NC Army National Guard. The ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
  • Theater, city build better relationship since last year’s budget cuts
    ROCKINGHAM — Merrie Dawkins has signed on for another year as director of the Richmond Community Theatre after a successful first year that began with drastic budget cuts. City Manager Monty Crump on Tuesday praised the strides made in the relationship between the city and the theater, saying that they ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 06-13-2019
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