List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2014

High fives – er, paws – all around for Spay-ghetti fundraiser

High fives – er, paws – all around for Spay-ghetti fundraiser

 Event nets more than $1,700 By MacKenzie Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET —Give a paw to the Richmond County Animal Advocates. The RCAA reached out to to solicit donations for the inaugural… Read more »

Ellerbe Lions Club suspends lawn mower racing indefinitely

Ellerbe Lions Club suspends lawn mower racing indefinitely

Perkins: “I’m going to get to the bottom of this” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday — and minutes before racing was scheduled to start — a… Read more »

Skenazy: Baby, it’s hot outside (and inside)

Skenazy: Baby, it’s hot outside (and inside)

 If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the living room. Keep going till you are out of the house completely. Yes, now that it’s finally hot after that… Read more »

Mt. Sinai Baptist takes ‘first step’ towards future

Mt. Sinai Baptist takes ‘first step’ towards future

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com LEDBETTER — Mt. Sinai Baptist Church is going country. Some 80 members, worshippers and friends of the congregation that currently meets in the former Winn-Dixie… Read more »

Hudson: Flaws in tax code need to be fixed

Hudson: Flaws in tax code need to be fixed

There has been a lot of discussion in recent months about economic development in North Carolina. It’s a state priority, as well as one of my own, to support industries… Read more »

Richmond graduates ‘don’t know what lies ahead’

Richmond graduates ‘don’t know what lies ahead’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Senior High School Principal Keith McKenzie’s opening words to the crowd that filled Raider Stadium Friday night for the school’s 41st annual commencement… Read more »

Obituary: Settle Dockery

Obituary: Settle Dockery

Sources indicate that former Rockingham High School football standout Settle Dockery, Class of 1964, died early Friday in Raleigh. Dockery went on to play fullback at N.C. State University. He… Read more »

5 charged with larceny, shoplifting

5 charged with larceny, shoplifting

Hamlet police catch suspects in the act Officers with the Hamlet Police Department earlier today charged four women and one juvenile each with one count of larceny and one count… Read more »

Man wanted on multiple warrants arrested in Hamlet

Man wanted on multiple warrants arrested in Hamlet

Officers with the Hamlet Police Department responded on Thursday to a report of a motorist driving in a careless and reckless manner on Spring Street and netted a Hamlet man… Read more »

Bruton: ‘We have beaten the odds’

Bruton: ‘We have beaten the odds’

Leak Street High School Principal Susan Brigman tells students to ‘have the courage to follow your heart and do the right thing’ Special to The Pee Dee Post ROCKINGHAM —… Read more »

Obituary: Howard Coleman

Obituary: Howard Coleman

Howard Franklin Coleman, 87, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 at The Hermitage Retirement Center in Rockingham. Mr. Coleman was born September 8, 1926 in Richmond County,… Read more »

L.J. Bell Elementary announces Honor Roll

L.J. Bell Elementary announces Honor Roll

L.J. Bell Elementary School recently released its Honor Roll list for the sixth six-week academic period to conclude the 2013-14 academic calendar. A Honor Roll Thirdgrade-Maren Carter, Catherine Dennis, Molly Erwin, Shoan Hodges,… Read more »

West Rockingham Elementary releases Honor Roll

West Rockingham Elementary releases Honor Roll

West Rockingham Elementary recently released its Honor Roll list for the sixth six-week academic period to conclude the 2013-14 academic calendar. A Honor Roll Third Grade: Kayleigh Leviner, Joydan Styles, Naylah Smeigh,… Read more »

Magee presents Dobbins Heights budget to council

Magee presents Dobbins Heights budget to council

 Residents ask sheriff about foot patrols, ATVs and animal control By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com DOBBINS HEIGHTS — The proposed budget for the town of Dobbins Heights is 2.6 percent higher… Read more »

Dobbins Heights basketball court ‘dangerous’

Dobbins Heights basketball court ‘dangerous’

Councilman could seek council’s support to close court if not repaired Pool opens at noon on June 23 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com DOBBINS HEIGHTS — As the foundation is prepared… Read more »

Hamlet budget prompts the ‘t’ word

Hamlet budget prompts the ‘t’ word

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Related stories: May 21 – Hamlet budget ‘a hot mess’ May 2 – Budget includes wish list of items HAMLET — All five City Council members… Read more »

Few slots remain for Energy Ventures Camp @ RCC

Few slots remain for Energy Ventures Camp @ RCC

A few spots remain available for the Energy Ventures Camp at Richmond Community College. The sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from June 23 to June 26… Read more »

Staff, faculty celebrate with end-of-year party

Staff, faculty celebrate with end-of-year party

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — That’s a wrap, Jack. On Thursday, teachers and staff across Richmond County Schools gathered on the ballfields at Richmond Senior High… Read more »

1,193 new cancer patients receive accredited care

1,193 new cancer patients receive accredited care

PINEHURST — During calendar year 2013, 1,193 new cases of cancer were diagnosed at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital. Of those new cancer patients, 145 of them, or 12.1 percent, listed a… Read more »

Wanted Rockingham man held on $10,000 bond

Wanted Rockingham man held on $10,000 bond

Staff report A Rockingham man wanted on three felony warrants was arrested by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies on June 8 in the parking lot of a Broad Avenue business in… Read more »

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