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Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi ‘There’s no wrong way to make it’ Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger Big purse, free entry for Hoosier Carolina Coalition racers Richmond runners head to Morrow Mountain 114 flu deaths in NC, ‘could be one or two’ in Richmond County ‘I feel like a French fried freak in this!’ ‘A playground for the creative class’
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Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

Memorial fund set up for Jordyn Beck, 5-year-old Maddi

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Donate online * Jordyn’s obituary * May 30, 2014: Fighting for ‘a place where cancer does not exist’ Allyssa Jordyn Beck stood atop the steps… Read more »

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

‘There’s no wrong way to make it’

Brownies work to earn ‘try it’ badge with inventor’s workshop By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — It had all the makings of a television game show. Five groups of three-person… Read more »

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Frisbee matches ultimately lead to something bigger

Contests are a draw for youth ministry By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 pics ROCKINGHAM — It’s been raining much of the day and the temperature… Read more »

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Pastor Hill: Loving what Jesus loves

Psalm 122:1: “Getting in water does not make a bird a duck; but real ducks do get in the water.” C. Gudmundsson. As Christians we delight to fellowship with others… Read more »

Richmond runners head to Morrow Mountain

Richmond runners head to Morrow Mountain

19.7-mile run is just for fun  Staff report * Video of the 2011 event * List of entries What an idiot. Five Richmond County runners are registered for the Fellowship… Read more »

Soup sale to help buy handicap van

Soup sale to help buy handicap van

Cordova School student has cerebral palsy By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Donate online The recently chartered Rolling Sandhills Civitan Club is spearheading a benefit soup sale on Tuesday, Feb. 24… Read more »

Stevenson: Cuba and the colossus of the north

Stevenson: Cuba and the colossus of the north

Columbus discovered Cuba during his journeys and claimed the island for Spain.  When the United States became an established constitutional government, Americans including Thomas Jefferson, began to look at Cuba with… Read more »

114 flu deaths in NC, ‘could be one or two’ in Richmond County

114 flu deaths in NC, ‘could be one or two’ in Richmond County

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related coverage * Jan. 7 — Flu sufferers urged to avoid emergency departments * Oct. 2 — Health Department offers flu, pneumonia vaccines Taking the easy approach… Read more »

NC’s LGBT protections, laws highlighted in national report

NC’s LGBT protections, laws highlighted in national report

New report reveals that equal treatment remains out of reach for LGBT Americans WASHINGTON D.C. – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil… Read more »

‘I feel like a French fried freak in this!’

‘I feel like a French fried freak in this!’

‘Always a Bridesmaid’ focuses on love, laughter By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Previous coverage * Jan. 8 — Play to be ‘a hoot’ * Dec. 19 — Smith: ‘Definitely … my… Read more »

10 score as Rockets handle Ellerbe, 45-14

10 score as Rockets handle Ellerbe, 45-14

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Ten players scored for Rockingham on Thursday to lead the Rockets to a 45-14 home win over Ellerbe. Ralayah McRae led the way with 15 points,… Read more »

‘A playground for the creative class’

‘A playground for the creative class’

Rockingham seeks grant to spearhead Uwharrie region tourism effort By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The Rockingham City Council on Tuesday approved a grant application that, if approved, would put the city… Read more »

County seeks tourism director

County seeks tourism director

Firm finishes county tourism plan By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The results are in, and there appears to be sufficient evidence to determine that Richmond County tourism efforts need a full-time… Read more »

Reese named forestry and programs manager

Reese named forestry and programs manager

Eddie Reese has been named the Forestry and Programs Manager for the North Carolina Forestry Association. Reese is a Rockingham native and has more than 12 years of experience in forest… Read more »

Food Lion worker accused of theft

Food Lion worker accused of theft

Staff report HAMLET — Hamlet Police Department detectives on Wednesday arrested Donte Davis for stealing from the grocery store where he worked. Davis, 19, of Earle Franklin Drive in Hamlet,… Read more »

Bank robbery suspect in custody

Bank robbery suspect in custody

Staff report * Initial report The Rockingham wanted for allegedly robbing a bank in Troy earlier this week has been arrested. Authorities say Anthony Drake, 45, robbed the Fidelity Bank… Read more »

Business facade grants still available

Business facade grants still available

CHERAW, S.C. — Matching grants to assist in the exterior enhancement of businesses located within the town limits are still available from the town of Cheraw. Applications will be reviewed… Read more »

Bullies beware

Bullies beware

Ronald McDonald: “If you see something, say something” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 700 pics! HAMLET — There is, said Ronald McDonald, no prototypical bully…. Read more »

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