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  1. 5 lbs seized in pot raidRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed photoOfficer Josh Gilbert, left, and Police Chief Billy Kelly examine a package of marijuana seized from a Rockingham home. The suspect in the drug bust has been jailed on a $10,000 bond.

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  2. Praise concert planned SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Praise Party 4 p.m. Sunday at New Bethel AME Zion Church. Pastor Timothy R. Newton of Bible Way Ministries in Rockingham will be the guest speaker. The choir and friends will perform gospel and praise music. Ross is an accomplished musician, ...

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  3. McInnis backs bill to keep grading scaleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... with Sen. Dan Soucek, R-Watauga, and McInnis, R-Richmond, as primary sponsors. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said conversations with McInnis about the need to extend the 15-point scale helped win him over. "Senator McInnis has convinced ...

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  4. LETTER: Rockingham's late, great restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    In a letter to the editor recently telling about the grocery stores that were located in downtown Rockingham in the early 1940s, I have had several comments telling me that I stirred up some old fond memories. Maybe the following will stir up the same among the older citizens: Eating places of the '40s: On the corner of East Washington and Hancock streets was the Rockingham Cafe, in the 100 block of West Washington Street was Whitlock's Cafe, in the 200 block was The Crystal Lunch and in the 300 block was Webb's Cafe.

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  5. Deputies arrest four on meth chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... County residents were arrested on meth charges from Saturday to Monday by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. ROCKINGHAM - Three men and a woman were arrested on meth charges in a three-day span, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. ...

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  6. Pattan's plans soft openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... calm and natural, so watch for the blackboard sign to appear outside the door announcing it's open for business. ROCKINGHAM - Pattan's Downtown Grille on East Washington Street looks ready to open from kitchen to front door, but there won't be a ...

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  7. Senior citizens' prom planned FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... VEGETABLES HORTICULTURE CLASS from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Services Center, 123 Caroline St., Rockingham. Register at www.eventbrite.com or call 910-997-8255. HOLY WEEK COMMUNITY CHOIR will practice at 7:15 p.m. at First United ...

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  8. Racers set to mow down the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    May 16 and 17 ELLERBE - The thunder may not be as loud as what was heard at Rockingham Speedway, but there will be a lot of noise as the Ellerbe Lions Club's lawnmower racing season begins Saturday night. It will be the first of 12 dates for the group this year.

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  9. 12 jurors, 1 alternate chosenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... random selection process as the jury pool was reduced to five with two alternates left to be selected Wednesday. ROCKINGHAM - Twelve jurors and one of three alternates were selected Wednesday in the murder trial of Alexander Ingram following a ...

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  10. Gambling investigation involving prospective juror holds up courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... district attorneys, and defense lawyers to discuss how to handle possible complications with a prospective juror. ROCKINGHAM - Legal complications with one prospective juror held up the opening of court for day three of jury selection in a murder ...

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  11. Fire strikes, ministry helpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Ratliff loads his old blue pickup truck with a sofa, tables and chairs and appliances for the Bristow family. ROCKINGHAM - The Helping Hands Center of Abundant Life Church donated furniture and appliances to a young woman Monday in its first ...

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  12. Blanche Ficklin - Rockingham, NCRead the original story

    Wednesday | GwdToday.com

    Blanche McKee Ficklin, 95, formerly of Greenwood, widow of Livingston C. "L.C." Ficklin, died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Pruitt Health in Rockingham, NC. Born in Pelzer, SC, June 5, 1919, she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Annie Jane McConnell McKee.

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  13. Jury pool narrowed downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... is charged with first-degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon in the 2012 death of Michael Collins. ROCKINGHAM - Several potential jurors were excused Tuesday in the second day of jury selection for the murder trial of Alexander Ingram. ...

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  14. Bird deaths sadden cancer survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... back door over the garden filled with feeders designed to attract the beloved birds that once brought her joy. ROCKINGHAM - When Patricia Watson was diagnosed with multiple myeloma six years ago, doctors gave her two years to live. But thanks to the ...

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  15. Historic tax credits a lock to pass houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kinston Free Press

    ... leadership was wary of extending the prior historic tax credit. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said at the time the tax credit and others like it ran afoul of the GOP supermajority's tax reform passed in 2013. Hence why Rep. ...

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  16. Rockingham Junior League championsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed PhotoThe Mavericks, coached by Alexander Robinson and Terrell Warren, captured the Rockingham Parks and Recreation Junior League regular season and tournament championships. The team finished the season with a perfect 11-0 record.

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  17. Run for the Ribbons moves to RockinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Contributed photoRunners participate in last year's Run for the Ribbons 5K at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford. The 2015 run will be held in downtown Rockingham in partnership with Discovery Place Kids.

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  18. Richmond County nurse to lead nursing in HokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... and on the Hiatt nursing floor at Moore Regional and with FirstHealth Home Care. At Richmond Memorial Hospital in Rockingham, she worked in the intensive care unit before becoming director of outpatient services. A 2003 graduate of Sandhills ...

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  19. Coast to coast on AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... friends, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Rowena Thibodeaux and Darrel Mosely at Griffin Nissan in Rockingham for their outstanding support, and Boss Griffin for his generosity; without which I would have been in trouble.

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  20. Place of Grace plans to buildRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... morning coffee and discuss plans to build a new structure for the ministry on the property of New Life Church. ROCKINGHAM - The Place of Grace is planning major changes in the near future as it prepares to build its own permanent facility on the ...

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