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13 hrs ago | 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

Richmond County Daily Journal

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

Richmond County Daily Journal

Students wield SWAT shield7:08 pm | 0

That's why the 16-year-old said he signed up for his second year at the Rockingham Police Department's Junior Police Academy.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Family, Kids, Hamlet, NC

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Our View: a better Ledbetter Lake1:45 am | 0

"Voluntary tax" sounds like as much of an oxymoron as "dry lake." But in Richmond County, the first seemingly contradictory phrase could be the solution for the second.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Opinion

Richmond County Daily Journal

Warrant: Sodas used as 'deadly weapon' in assault5:21 pm | 0

A woman accused of an attack with a case of sodas is facing an assault with a deadly weapon charge.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Lawnmower racing to return5:39 pm | 0

Daily Journal file photoOrganizers said 126 racers from 25 states participated in the United States Lawnmower Racing Association 2014 Nationals held at the Ellerbe Lions Club's lawnmower track.

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Related Topix: Ellerbe, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Showers, storms to continue this week6:00 pm | 0

Daily JournalStacey Sweatt, right, and Vikki Burns cross North Lee Street under umbrellas on their way to the Richmond County Judicial Center as light rain fell Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Weather, Anson County, NC, Scotland County, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood

News Observer

Raleigh city manager names three top deputies

The hires come as Hall restructures the leadership of Raleigh City Hall, reducing his number of direct reports in an effort to make city government more efficient.

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Related Topix: Hamlet, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

13 graduate RCC's practical nursing program12:40 pm | 0

Contributed photoSeven Richmond County residents took part in the pinning ceremony for the Richmond Community College licensed practical nursing program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Hamlet, NC, Gibson, NC, Laurel Hill, NC, Laurinburg, NC

Anson Record

Rockingham man sought for Anson County shooting

An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.

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Related Topix: Anson County, NC, Rockingham, NC

WECT-TV Wilmington

200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall

Richmond County sheriff's officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria's Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Man sought in shooting, fight6:44 pm | 0

An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.

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Related Topix: Anson County, NC, Rockingham, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond Memorial to host pregnancy fair5:21 pm | 0

Parents-to-be will be introduced to a variety of topics regarding childbirth and newborn care during the upcoming Richmond Memorial Hospital Pregnancy Fair.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC

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Artists brush up on summer themes6:22 pm | 0

Daily JournalBrianna David and Darshema Townsend enjoy an art lesson at Arts Richmond in downtown Rockingham.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC

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Bill to fix dam could replenish drained lake6:35 pm | 0

Daily JournalDianne Dawkins gazes out over the field of moist stumps that used to be Ledbetter Lake as House Bill 1033 heads to the governor's desk.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors

Richmond County Daily Journal

Pair charged with selling stolen cars8:36 am | 0

Warrants allege Anthony Jamison, 33, of Horseshoe Drive in Rockingham, and Roneah Monet Douglas, 16 of Taylor Place in Hamlet, were involved in scheme that netted $1,178 for selling stolen cars.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Hamlet, NC

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