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3 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

2 charged with stealing moped12:49 pm

Police detectives covered three counties to recover a man's missing moped and arrest the two women accused of stealing it.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC, Holden Beach, NC, Scotland County, NC

15 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Workshop offers disaster prep pointers1:24 am

Daily JournalDonna Wright is Richmond County's director of emergency services. She and other officials hope for a high turnout at the free disaster preparedness education event scheduled Aug. 7 at Cole Auditorium.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Rockingham, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

County man accused of sex chat with minor7:46 pm

A Richmond County man is accused of sending sexually explicit text and picture messages to a minor in South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Bill would rename VA clinic for Ed O'Neal6:46 pm

Ed O'Neal's name could be added to Richmond County's VA clinic as a permanent tribute to the veterans' advocate and retired Army command sergeant major.

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Related Topix: Fort Bragg, US Military, US Army, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Richard Hudson, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fort Bragg, NC, Rockingham, NC

Anson Record

Sen. McLaurin shares news on bills, agriculture11:11 am

Pictured, front row, from left, Senator Bill Rabon , Donna McLaurin. Back row, Senator Michael Walters , Senator Gene McLaurin, Senator Jeff Tarte .

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Related Topix: Stanly County, NC, China Grove, NC, Agriculture, Science, Rowan County, NC, Rockingham, NC, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Lawnmower races back on track4:48 pm

Racers take their lawnmowers for a trip around The Lions' Den during the practice session held Saturday at the Ellerbe Lions Club lawnmower track.

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Related Topix: Ellerbe, NC, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Historical marker added to 1890 courthouse bell4:12 pm

A historical marker installed Tuesday morning marks the second stage of a project to restore Richmond County's 1890 courthouse bell.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Libraries add digital audiobooks, magazinesJuly 28th

That little red card that lets you check out books from any of Richmond County's libraries has gone high-tech.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Richmond County Daily Journal

Raiders headed to cheer camp6:48 pm

Richmond Senior High School cheerleaders will attend a cheer camp at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill next week.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

WSOCTV

Employee accused of sexually assaulting 2 mental hospital patients

A man is out of jail Monday after two mental patients reported he sexually assaulted them in the Sandhills Regional Hospital.

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WLOS

NC hospital janitor accused of assaulting patients

Authorities in Richmond County have arrested a janitor at Sandhills Regional Medical Center who they say assaulted two female patients in the hospital's psychiatric ward.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

3BR/2BA house. Country setting, Roc...

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALEUnder and by virtue of the power of sale contained in a certain Deed of Trust made by Mark Auman and Linda W. Auman : Charles Mark Auman and Linda M. Auman) to A. Grant Whitney, Trustee , dated the 4th day of April, 2003, and recorded in Book 1209, Page 0378, in Richmond County Registry, North Carolina, default having been ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Rockingham, NC, Hoffman, NC, State Road, NC, Northwest, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Three-county team flushed out fugitive

Daily JournalRichmond County Sheriff James E. Clemmons Jr., left, speaks during a Friday news conference announcing the capture of federal fugitive John Adam Rillo.

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Related Topix: Clemmons, NC, Montgomery County, NC, Rockingham, NC, Candor, NC, Ellerbe, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Local cannabis advocate to speak at seminar6:34 pm

Daily JournalPerry Parks sits on the front porch of his Richmond County home. Parks, a medical cannabis advocate and veteran, will be speaking about veterans' issues at a Cannabis Professional University event in Charlotte Aug. 3. Daily JournalPerry Parks sits on the front porch of his Richmond County home.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Rockingham, NC, Drugs, Charlotte, NC, Greenville (Charlotte, NC)

Richmond County Daily Journal

Our View Our loony laws4:45 am

Kansas City Star/MCTStealing pine straw is a felony offense in North Carolina, but stealing an $800 car is a misdemeanor.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Lawmen capture federal fugitive after 2-week manhunt6:50 pm

John Adam Rillo, 40, of Ellerbe, was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon and delivered to the Richmond County Jail 30 minutes later.

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Related Topix: Ellerbe, NC, Candor, NC, Troy, NC, Clemmons, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

RCC offers gift certificates for non-credit courses6:04 pm

Contributed photoCertificates are available in denominations of $70, $125 and $180 and can be purchased in the Hugh A. Lee Building at the reception desk.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond County farm committee nominations due Aug. 11:26 pm | 0

Richmond County farmers and ranchers have about a week to nominate themselves or others to serve on local U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency committees.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Hamlet resignations rattle residentsJuly 23rd | 0

Daily JournalRonnie Clewis believes Hamlet could use some sprucing up, but not only in the downtown area.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Police: Man caught with drugs after Rockingham chase8:17 pm | 0

Police say a man with drugs led them on a car chase and gave a fake name to the officer who caught up with him.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rockingham, NC, Guilford County, NC

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