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  • Write-in candidate’s signs damaged
    Gavin Stone | Daily Journal A row of four signs (one not pictured) for former Hamlet City Councilman David Lindsey’s write-in campaign were damaged Tuesday at the intersection of Raleigh Street and West Hamlet Avenue. When reached by phone Tuesday afternoon, Lindsey said he was aware of the damage and ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-16-2019
  • High School Completion Campaign kickoff October 22
    HAMLET – On October 22 at 10 a.m. Richmond Community College will be launching a three-year High School Completion Campaign Kickoff called, “Finish for Your Future” at the Cole Auditorium. This event will announce the campaign goals, efforts and targeted populations. The Finish for Your Future Campaign is designed to ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • Community Calendar: Oct. 15
    The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 12 p.m. every Friday and will appear in the following Tuesday’s paper ONLY. To list your event, email rcdjnews@yourdailyjournal.com, call 910-817-2675 or drop off your news at 607 E. Broad Ave., Suite B. Please send an email or call as soon as ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • RVers, Hospice boost Habitat build
    ROCKINGHAM — Every year, an intrepid group of elderly handy-men and handy-women flock to Richmond County like birds flying south for the winter, except they do it to help Habitat for Humanity build a “nest” for a deserving stranger. The RVers, as they are known, spent the last two weeks ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • State News Briefs: Oct. 14
    NC Republicans seek moving Congress case to federal court RALEIGH — Republican legislative leaders are trying to move from state court to federal court a lawsuit challenging the North Carolina congressional map drawn in 2016. The GOP lawmakers filed a notice Monday in the partisan redistricting litigation that voters filed ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • Unclear if Laurinburg Mayor Block’s Facebook blocking is illegal
    LAURINBURG — Next to everyone has social media in today’s society, but it puts politicians in an odd situation. In 2017 there was a case in Virginia — Davison v. Loudoun County Board of Supervisors — where the federal court ruled that it is unlawful for elected officials to block ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • The Cole hosts the Charlotte Symphony
    Gavin Stone | Daily Journal The Charlotte Symphony performed at the Cole Auditorium on Saturday. They played selections from John Williams, which included famous Star Wars themes, as well as tense suspense music used in Alfred Hitchcock’s thrillers, as part of their Halloween theme. The conductor told the audience a ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • Early voting begins Wednesday
    Early voting in Richmond County’s local elections in Rockingham, Hamlet, Ellerbe, Hoffman and Norman begins at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 123 Caroline St. in Rockingham. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every week day until Nov. 1, including from 9 a.m. to 12 ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-15-2019
  • John Anderson to Kick-off Fidelity Bank Series on Friday
    HAMLET – Country music legend John Anderson kicks off the Fidelity Bank Rock ‘N Country series this Friday at the Cole Auditorium located on the Hamlet campus of Richmond Community College. Anderson will bring a rich history of music to the stage with his signature hit “Swingin,’” plus others like ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-14-2019
  • 170-acre Moore County property donated to land trust
    Three Rivers Land Trust is excited to announce the recent conservation of a 170-acre property by the McCallum Family in Moore County. This beautiful property possesses mature hardwood forest and significant frontage along McLendons Creek. The North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund provided funding necessary for the conservation of ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 10-14-2019
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