List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2014

East R’ham firefighter charged with fraud

East R’ham firefighter charged with fraud

Chief Watson: ‘We will prosecute to the fullest extend of the law’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com An East Rockingham Fire Department firefighter has been charged with nearly a dozen felony… Read more »

Phillips on General Motors: ‘I think they did me wrong’

Phillips on General Motors: ‘I think they did me wrong’

 Engine fire to spur R’ham woman to file GM claim By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Velva Hamilton has been, Kathy Phillips said, “my crutch.” And Phillips, 60, of Rockingham,… Read more »

Fogarty charged with embezzlement

Fogarty charged with embezzlement

A Hoffman woman was arrested on June 27 by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies and charged with four counts of embezzlement. Authorities said Fogarty, 30, took more than $530 in cash… Read more »

Our Turn: R’ham Orange players, fans show true colors

Our Turn: R’ham Orange players, fans show true colors

Our Turn: A new opinion-based feature on PeeDeePost.com which goes nicely with its counterpart, Your Turn. The two forums offer staff at The Pee Dee Post and its readers the forums… Read more »

Youth soccer teams earn silver medals

Youth soccer teams earn silver medals

Staff report CHARLOTTE — Two Richmond County youth soccer teams earned second-place finishes in their respective age divisions in the Powerade State Games of North Carolina. All games were played… Read more »

‘Early college’ students experience higher levels of success

‘Early college’ students experience higher levels of success

“Early College” high school students in North Carolina, including those at Richmond Early College High School in Hamlet, are experiencing higher levels of success than many of their peers at… Read more »

Sermon reminds children ‘it’s our country’s birthday’

Sermon reminds children ‘it’s our country’s birthday’

 American set to turn 238 years old on Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Video – presentation of 50 state flags HAMLET — In between swimming, walking on tippy toes and… Read more »

West Raleigh finishes on top of R’ham Blue

West Raleigh finishes on top of R’ham Blue

 Blue crew still advances to regional tourney July 11-13 in High Point By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery – more than 800 photos now available Previous coverage GARNER — A… Read more »

Richardson: Going presidential with Eisenhower, JFK

Richardson: Going presidential with Eisenhower, JFK

In 1960, I was in the U.S. Army and stationed in South Korea. We received news that President Eisenhower was coming to visit. If I remember right, he was to… Read more »

R’ham Orange eliminated, Blue still in – barely

R’ham Orange eliminated, Blue still in – barely

Staff report GARNER — After a successful first day, the second day of the district All-Star tournament on Saturday in Garner wasn’t as favorable for Rockingham teams. The Orange team… Read more »

MoCo’s Most Wanted leads Hot Mamas into bye week

MoCo’s Most Wanted leads Hot Mamas into bye week

Staff report Previous coverage: * Season schedule * Opening Day * June 23 roundup * June 27 roundup ELLERBE — Montgomery County’s Most Wanted sits atop the Hot Mamas Softball… Read more »

Nearly 3 hours left for Rockets benefit car wash

Nearly 3 hours left for Rockets benefit car wash

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Shortly before 1 p.m. Saturday, more than a dozen vehicles had passed through the Rockingham Middle School traffic circle for a sudsy rinse. The… Read more »

Fixing up for the 4th

Fixing up for the 4th

 July 4 festivities set for 6 p.m. ’til dark By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — A core group of volunteers swarmed Hamlet’s Main Street Park Saturday morning to spruce things in… Read more »

R’ham all-stars advance in Garner

R’ham all-stars advance in Garner

GARNER — The Rockingham Blue team swept a doubleheader in a Pony League Pinto Piedmont Section doubleheader Friday night in Garner. In Game 1 versus High point, Rockingham scored a… Read more »

Dannell Ellerbe July football camp free to youth

Dannell Ellerbe July football camp free to youth

Staff report Hamlet native and NFL linebacker Dannell Ellerbe will return next month to Richmond County to host the Dannell Ellerbe Football Camp at Richmond Senior High School. The camp,… Read more »

Farm Service Agency Richmond County committee nominations now open

Farm Service Agency Richmond County committee nominations now open

WASHINGTON — The nomination period for Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is now open. “County committees are a vital link between the farm community and the U.S. Department of Agriculture,”… Read more »

Obituary: Flora Myers

Obituary: Flora Myers

Flora Ellen Robinson Myers, 80, of Hamlet, N.C., passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Myers was born May 2, 1934 in Mecklenburg County, a daughter of… Read more »

Hudson: Fed up with bad news, scandals and cover-ups

Hudson: Fed up with bad news, scandals and cover-ups

If you’re like me, you’re fed up with the bad news, scandals and cover-ups continually coming out of Washington. From the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using the “dog-ate-my-homework” excuse to… Read more »

FirstHealth Patient Portal opens July 1

FirstHealth Patient Portal opens July 1

Anyone with questions about setting up a username and password or accessing their personal health record through the FirstHealth Patient Portal should contact support services at 866-735-2963 or email support@relayhealth.com. Special… Read more »

NC offers free fishing on July 4

NC offers free fishing on July 4

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — On July 4, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission invites anglers and would-be anglers of all ages to go fishing — for free. From 12:01 a.m. until 11:59 p.m., everyone in… Read more »

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