List/Grid Monthly Archives: May 2014

Silance, Riner, Baker shine in Ironman Classic

Silance, Riner, Baker shine in Ironman Classic

Special to PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM – Jacksonville’s Chaz Silance earned the most money and Kevin Riner and Jacob Baker both were double-up winners, but the biggest story at the 16th annual Memorial… Read more »

GNAT Scat 10K run/walk

GNAT Scat 10K run/walk

10K run, 2-mile run/walk to benefit community garden NORMAN — Calling all runners and walkers for the inaugural GNAT Scat 10K run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 in the tiny… Read more »

Obituary: George Hudson

Obituary: George Hudson

George Arnel Hudson, 66, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Sunday, May 25, 2014 at his home. Mr. Hudson was born November 26, 1947 in Richmond County, a son of the… Read more »

Hamlet man charged in stabbing

Hamlet man charged in stabbing

A Hamlet man was charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury after a May 7 altercation left two men wounded. Donald Brian Robinson, 36, of Green Chapel… Read more »

Norman honors veterans at community cookout

Norman honors veterans at community cookout

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com NORMAN — What started out as a backyard cookout has evolved into a full-blown Memorial Day observance and community event in Norman. Mayor Kenneth Broadway said… Read more »

Obituary: Raymond Erick Wilska

Obituary: Raymond Erick Wilska

Raymond Erick “Ray” Wilska, 68, of Rockingham, N.C., died Wednesday, May 21, 2014. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net…. Read more »

Brigman, volunteers place flags to honor veterans

Brigman, volunteers place flags to honor veterans

  By KevinSpradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Retired Army Master Sergeant Jimmy Brigman helped place nearly 800 flags early Monday morning at Richmond County Memorial Park on East Broad Avenue. The idea,… Read more »

‘We must do our part’

‘We must do our part’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Speakers at an intimate and solemn Memorial Day ceremony at Dobbins Heights Town Hall focused  on the need to help veterans who are… Read more »

‘It’s loud and it’s fast’

‘It’s loud and it’s fast’

Racers compete for ‘braggin’ rights and an adrenaline rush’ at national event   By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 600 photos – download for free! ELLERBE —… Read more »

Obituary: Lois C. McGee

Obituary: Lois C. McGee

Lois Elaine Campbell McGee, of 138 Fourth Street, Cordova N.C., died Saturday evening at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born May 1, 1936. She was preceded in death by her… Read more »

The real reason kids are fat

The real reason kids are fat

Fat, fat, fat. That’s what you keep hearing about our kids today — news that is simple, straightforward and sad. But then comes the jumble of reasons. Could it be high-fructose… Read more »

‘A bunch of busy earthworms’

‘A bunch of busy earthworms’

Curiosity blooms at Discovery Place KIDS By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Abby Shaw’s favorite bug is a cricket, she said, because of the way it chirps. On Sunday afternoon,… Read more »

McInnis receives service, leadership award

McInnis receives service, leadership award

Retired Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Detective Dan McInnis recently was awarded a service and leadership award from the North Carolina Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association. “It means so much to me,”… Read more »

American Legion retires old flags

American Legion retires old flags

Post 147 stages semiannual ceremony By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com LEDBETTER — More than a dozen members and guests of American Legion Post 147 conducted the post’s semiannual exercise of a flag… Read more »

‘It is not for us who are gathered here today’

‘It is not for us who are gathered here today’

Memorial Day observance honors veterans’ sacrifice By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – Nearly 500 photos can be downloaded free of charge * Video – “Helmet on the Butt… Read more »

Frye rolls to Cordova 5K victory

Frye rolls to Cordova 5K victory

Rockingham woman ‘an inspiration ‘ after being paralyzed from the chest down in January car accident By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 550 photos – download for free * Complete… Read more »

Tossing for Taylor and other Ellerbe scenes

Tossing for Taylor and other Ellerbe scenes

Cornhole tournament proceeds benefit Arthritis Foundation By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — Three dozen competitors registered for the inaugural Tossing for Taylor corn hole tournament on Friday night in Ellerbe…. Read more »

Rugged Maniac Races coming to Rockingham Dragway

Rugged Maniac Races coming to Rockingham Dragway

Dragway ‘turned out to be a great fit’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The population of Richmond County is set to grow by 13 percent or more between now and May… Read more »

Pigs-4-Kids BBQ plate sale going on now

Pigs-4-Kids BBQ plate sale going on now

Proceeds help meet Cole Foundation Challenge Grant for new playground By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — More than a quarter of the 800 plates prepared for the inaugural Pigs-4-Kids barbecue… Read more »

You Decide: Can gray become green in rural areas?

You Decide: Can gray become green in rural areas?

Retired people are on the move. They’re going to resorts, towns and cities where their children and grandchildren live, or simply to locations with a lower cost of living. And… Read more »

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