List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2014

FastMed Urgent Care clinic coming to Rockingham

FastMed Urgent Care clinic coming to Rockingham

City’s Board of Adjustment approves conditional use permit By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Medicine must be big business. On the heels of the June 2 grand opening on June… Read more »

Storms, high winds expected tonight

Storms, high winds expected tonight

  Hey Rockingham, here that thunder? You do if you’re in the downtown area at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. The National Weather Service is forecasting thunderstorms and high winds this evening,… Read more »

1890 bell to be on display at courthouse

1890 bell to be on display at courthouse

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — A grant from The Cole Foundation is helping the Richmond County Historical Society fund the refurbishment of the 1891 courthouse bell. The goal,… Read more »

Mineral Springs Elementary releases Honor Roll

Mineral Springs Elementary releases Honor Roll

Mineral Springs Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the sixth six-week academic period to conclude the 2013-14 academic calendar. A Honor Roll Third Grade: Ashlyn Bouldin, Diezel Green and… Read more »

Fairview Heights Elementary announces Honor Roll

Fairview Heights Elementary announces Honor Roll

Fairview Heights Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the sixth six-week academic period to conclude the 2013-14 academic calendar. AB Honor Roll Third Grade McKenzie Barfield, Drew Barrett,… Read more »

Letter: Justice will be done for Haywood

Letter: Justice will be done for Haywood

To the editor: My family was born and raised in Hamlet. I have always loved this city and what it stood for, but over the last 21 or 22 months,… Read more »

Lions Club president: ‘Misunderstanding’ led to suspension of lawn mower racing

Lions Club president: ‘Misunderstanding’ led to suspension of lawn mower racing

Bostick: “Going to do everything within our power” to restore racing By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Read previous coverage here One day after an emergency meeting of the Ellerbe Lions Club,… Read more »

‘Badly bitten by the genealogy bug’

‘Badly bitten by the genealogy bug’

Beth Cadieu tells of arduous, patient search for family cemetery By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Blah, blah, blah. In the early going, Beth Cadieu found stories of her family’s… Read more »

A ‘wild night’ in dealing strikes to autism

A ‘wild night’ in dealing strikes to autism

 Alfredson’s edges Sheriff’s Office for traveling trophy By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Mallory Gilmer had never before rolled a bowling ball down a lane in all of… Read more »

Deputies arrest couple after meth, cocaine complaints

Deputies arrest couple after meth, cocaine complaints

Deputies with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Rockingham man and woman after receiving complaints of drug activity. Brian Clinton Davis, 33, and Crystal Kay Andre, 30, are… Read more »

Filing period open for Soil & Water Conservation District candidates

Filing period open for Soil & Water Conservation District candidates

Staff report The filing period for candidates for supervisor for the Richmond County Soil and Water Conservation District is now open. Candidates can file for office until noon on Monday, July… Read more »

Extension @ Your Service: Baby animals

Extension @ Your Service: Baby animals

Many concerned citizens call our Extension office around this time of year because they have found an abandoned baby animal in the wild. They want to know if they can… Read more »

Drug trafficking holds Hamlet man on $100,000 bond

Drug trafficking holds Hamlet man on $100,000 bond

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jessie James Womble Jr. on June 12 at his Hamlet home for warrants where law enforcement officers had purchased drugs from him at different locations. Womble,… Read more »

Vandals strike Eastside Cemetery

Vandals strike Eastside Cemetery

Sometime during the past two weeks an unknown person or persons damaged a cross that was attached to a marble headstone at Eastside Cemetery, located on Fayetteville Road in Rockingham…. Read more »

Junior Police Academy shows ‘police officers are human’

Junior Police Academy shows ‘police officers are human’

 Camp for ages 11-17 begins July 21 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Young men and women across Richmond County will be checking their mailboxes for acceptance letters. No, the… Read more »

Lowe’s grant bolsters Ellerbe Middle School initiative

Lowe’s grant bolsters Ellerbe Middle School initiative

Ellerbe Middle School has received a $2,500 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant for Weeding, Reading and Succeeding: A Wildcats Beautification Initiative. The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded Ellerbe… Read more »

Washington Street Elementary’s Honor Roll students

Washington Street Elementary’s Honor Roll students

Washington Street School recently announced its honor roll for the sixth six-week academic period to conclude the 2013-14 school year. A Honor Roll Third Grade: Naaman Perakis, Sara Darhower, Angelina… Read more »

Obituary: Max Barnes

Obituary: Max Barnes

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Mr. John Max Barnes, 82, died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Hospice Home at High Point. He was born on May 8, 1932 in Randolph County to… Read more »

Obituary: Vicky Singleton

Obituary: Vicky Singleton

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mrs. Vicky Johnson Singleton, 65, of Rockingham, passed away Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Hospice Haven. She was born July 29, 1948 in Richmond County, a daughter… Read more »

‘I don’t wanna die, Miss Bea’

‘I don’t wanna die, Miss Bea’

Rockingham woman grants wishes to sick, dying By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Beatrice (nee Biggs) Parker is broke. Always has been. When she began helping others fulfill their dreams… Read more »

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