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  • Census 2020:Prepare to standand be counted
    ROCKINGHAM — It is just about time for America to stand up and be counted. And encouraging residents to participate is the goal of a program spearheaded by Tracy Parris, who serves as the Richmond County Planning Director. “Every 10 years there has to be a census taken,” Parris told ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-10-2019
  • Census 2020: What to you need to know
    ROCKINGHAM — It is just about time for America to stand up and be counted. And encouraging residents to participate is the goal of a program spearheaded by Tracy Parris, who serves as the Richmond County Planning Director. “Every 10 years there has to be a census taken,” Parris told ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-10-2019
  • Arrest at football game has community throwing the penalty flag at deputies
    ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham community is calling an arrest by Richmond County Sheriffs Deputies at the high school football game Friday night an act of racism. This claim is based on a video which surfaced Friday night on Facebook and captures the entire incident. “There’s no way you can justify ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • Because pets get hungry, tooMeals on Wheels adds purrfect service for elderly pet owners
    When things get tough money-wise, everyone suffers. And pets are no exceptions. Often folks will personally go without, just so that their pets are taken care of, be it sharing a meal or buying dog food instead of bread and milk. But no one has to explain why. Any pet ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • NC mayor wants to hike salaries for 900 city workers
    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mayor wants to increase salaries for hundreds of city workers, saying he recently learned only a portion of such workers can afford to live in the city. Fayetteville Mayor Mitch Colvin on Monday proposed raising the salaries of all full-time city employees to ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • Santa stops by Ellerbe’s Hometown Christmas
    The Mineral Springs Chorus sings “Santa’s Getting Fit for Christmas” before the tree lighting at the Ellerbe Hometown Christmas on Friday. Local businesses stayed open late to light downtown Ellerbe and offered door prizes for the folks strolling through town. Inside the Ellerbe Fire Department were craft vendors and Mr. ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • N Carolina Gov. Cooper on teacher pay: ‘I am doing my part’
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper is telling North Carolina public school teachers his side of the story about why the extended state budget impasse means educators haven’t received meaningful raises this year. Cooper’s office on Friday said it sent a letter to public school principals across the state ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3
    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, killing three people in an attack the Saudi government quickly condemned and that U.S. officials were investigating for possible links to terrorism. The assault, which ended ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • Richmond County 4-H: Teaching life skills and providing opportunity
    Richmond County 4-H is a youth development program designed to help kids between the ages of 5 and 18 lead positive, productive, and fulfilling lives. Through afterschool programs, clubs, school enrichment, service projects, leadership retreats, and summer programs, 4-H teaches life skills and provides opportunities to succeed and gain new ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-08-2019
  • RCS to add financial literacy course in 2020-2021 school year
    ROCKINGHAM — Students entering ninth grade in the 2020-2021 school year will be required to complete a financial literacy course before graduating high school following the passage of House Bill 924 in August 2019. The course, called Economics and Personal Finance, will cover the concepts of borrowing money, dealing with ... read more
    Source: Daily JournalPublished on 12-07-2019
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