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  1. Ice-bucket challenge is top online story of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalDeputy Chief Bill Bayless of the East Rockingham Fire Department joins in the fun as Rohanen Middle School students get sprayed by a hose from one of the fire trucks Sept. 1 for the ALS ice-bucket challenge.

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  2. Fugitive captured after 13-day searchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... stories of 2014. Stories of the year will be published in reverse order from 10th to first until New Year's Eve. ROCKINGHAM - Following a nearly two-week manhunt, a federal fugitive wanted on meth charges was captured in a neighboring county this ...

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  3. Voters swap state senators, reject sales tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalRichmond County voters rejected a quarter cent sales tax increase to pay for the construction of a multi-use sports complex off Old Aberdeen Road in Rockingham. Daily JournalRichmond County voters rejected a quarter cent sales tax increase to pay for the construction of a multi-use sports complex off Old Aberdeen Road in Rockingham.

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  4. Sandhills Farm School comes to RockinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... came in at 81st in a recently released Farm Futures list of the 3,000 best places to farm in the United States. ROCKINGHAM - N.C. Cooperative Extension agents will offer an introductory course in farming to residents in the Sandhills region ...

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  5. Holiday dance set Saturday at Cole AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... 910-817-2674. Please send an email or call as soon as possible if your event is canceled due to weather. CITY OF ROCKINGHAM OFFICES will be closed Dec. 26 for Christmas. Household garbage on the Monday/Thursday route will be collected Monday only, ...

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  6. Police seek BB&T robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalSgt. G.A. Harris, a K-9 handler with the Rockingham Police Department, returns to the BB&T parking lot with K-9 Breston after tracking a bank robbery suspect for about an hour Tuesday.

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  7. Detectives bring Santa to special-needs kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed photoSanta Claus gives Timothy a teddy bear Monday at the Pence Place children's home in the East Rockingham community. Contributed photoSanta Claus gives Timothy a teddy bear Monday at the Pence Place children's home in the East Rockingham community.

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  8. Police investigate bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalSgt. G.A. Harris, a K-9 handler with the Rockingham Police Department, returns to the BB&T parking lot with Breston after tracking for about an hour.

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  9. Fires push 2 families out of their homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... assist the family and that firefighters were able to save the family's Christmas presents. On Friday night, the Rockingham Fire Department responded to the call of a fire at the 1818 Tanner St. - the home of Randy and Selena Markham and their ...

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  10. IRS phone scam targets Richmond CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... on scam alert websites, with several users reporting fake calls from the IRS. Clay planned to report the scam to Rockingham police on Monday. He said a person in his Sunday school class at First Methodist Church has received a call from the same ...

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  11. McInnis to be sworn in Jan. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... current Richmond County school board member, McInnis is the senior vice president and chief operating officer of Rockingham-based Iron Horse Auction Co.

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  12. Rockingham probation absconder caught in Moore CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Police in the village of Whispering Pines arrested 29-year-old Ronnie Lee Leak Jr. of 818 Armistead St., Apartment A, Rockingham. He was booked into the Moore County Detention Center in Carthage under a combined $7,000 secured bond.

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  13. Report: Medicaid expansion would help 2,700 in Richmond CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... right, examines patient Addison Davis, 11, at the Pediatric Partners practice in Raleigh in November 2012. ROCKINGHAM - Richmond County could see more than 2,700 people insured by 2017 and 152 jobs by 2020 if Medicaid was expanded in North Carolina, ...

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  14. Bikers bring bounty for Pence Place kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... the Rebel Dawgs Riding Club pose with residents and staff of Pence Place after a Christmas celebration on Sunday. ROCKINGHAM - Juan clutched his new teddy bear in a bear hug. David's eyes lit up along with the blinking lights on his Tonka fire ...

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  15. Hopeful homeless: New shelter inspires county-wide supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalEddie James, Yoshi and his wife, Faith, gather near the Christmas tree at The Place of Grace Rescue Mission on Airport Road, Rockingham. Daily JournalEddie James, Yoshi and his wife, Faith, gather near the Christmas tree at The Place of Grace Rescue Mission on Airport Road, Rockingham.

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  16. Our View: Museum discount opens new worlds to young learnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily JournalFour-year-old Derek Bonds of Rockingham plays with a wooden train set at Discovery Place Kids during the nonprofit children's museum's Countdown to Kindergarten event on Aug. 8. Daily JournalFour-year-old Derek Bonds of Rockingham plays with a wooden train set at Discovery Place Kids during the nonprofit children's museum's Countdown to Kindergarten event on Aug. 8. In the season of giving, an undercurrent of petty jealousy sprang up this week in response to a well-meaning gesture of welcome for poor families. Discovery Place Kids in downtown Rockingham now offers $1 admission for up to six family members when a parent or guardian shows a food stamp or WIC nutrition benefits card.

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  17. Leak Street center serves up Christmas funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... through the different boxes of gifts in the auditorium that were bought with an $800 donation from Mike Griffin. ROCKINGHAM - Children who attend the Kids' Cafe Program at the Leak Street Education and Cultural Center were treated with a meal and ...

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  18. What's going on in Richmond County?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... cake and drinks. For more information, call Barbara Moton at 910-206-6820 or Annie Buie at 910-652-3791. CITY OF ROCKINGHAM OFFICES will be closed Dec. 24-26 for Christmas. Household garbage on the Monday/Thursday route will be collected Monday ...

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  19. Goodwin says no to insurance rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Daily Journal file photoN.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin, a native of Hamlet, speaks to Democratic delegates during the 8th Congressional District Convention May 17 in Rockingham. Daily Journal file photoN.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin, a native of Hamlet, speaks to Democratic delegates during the 8th Congressional District Convention May 17 in Rockingham.

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  20. Legal Corner: Protect yourself from online scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... ng possible fraud. Be informed. Be prepared. Bellonora McCallum is an attorney at the McCallum Law Firm, PLLC, in Rockingham. Reach her at 910-730-4064 or visit www.mccallumlawfirm.com.

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