List/Grid Monthly Archives: June 2014

Heid: Listening ears, open eyes

Heid: Listening ears, open eyes

“Mommy, why is the rain red?” I looked around a little bit. I didn’t see any red rain. Impatiently waiting for the car ahead of me to advance, I asked,… Read more »

Ellerbe Middle School announces Honor Roll

Ellerbe Middle School announces Honor Roll

Ellerbe Middle School has named its honor roll for the sixth six weeks. Students making the A Honor Roll are as follows: Sixth Grade Gabrielle Bellanger, Vanessa Gutierrez-Olivera, Dymond McNeal,… Read more »

Officials, attorney roast outgoing superintendent

Officials, attorney roast outgoing superintendent

Superintendent to step down after 43 years in education By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — After 43 years in education, Dr. George Norris still had one more lesson to learn:… Read more »

Staff service company opens with ‘heart of servitude’

Staff service company opens with ‘heart of servitude’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — The newest business to open its doors in Richmond County is owned by a couple of transplants, by way of Michigan, Texas and… Read more »

Police: Hamlet man sold meth to police

Police: Hamlet man sold meth to police

  Staff report A 27-year-old Hamlet man was arrested Wednesday by Richmond County sheriff’s deputies after deputies said he tried to sell them methamphetamines. Robert Allen Beck, of Charlotte Street,… Read more »

School’s out … for summer!

School’s out … for summer!

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Students across Richmond County celebrated the end of the 2013-14 academic year on Wednesday with awards assemblies and early dismissal. In Rockingham, police officers… Read more »

Letter: Pastor thanks officials, volunteers for bike ride support

Letter: Pastor thanks officials, volunteers for bike ride support

To the editor: On behalf of Pee Dee United Methodist Church and 4K for Cancer, I would like to thank the following people for their time and help in making… Read more »

4K for Cancer rides through Richmond

4K for Cancer rides through Richmond

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — In the world of running, 4K usually means 4 kilometers, or about 2.5 miles. In cycling, 4K means a whole lot… Read more »

NASA astronaut to students: ‘Life is full of possibility’

NASA astronaut to students: ‘Life is full of possibility’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Joan E. Higginbotham was down but certainly not out. The Chicago native had a choice. Go back to school or give up her dream… Read more »

Attorney: Haywood seeks to ‘right the wrong’

Attorney: Haywood seeks to ‘right the wrong’

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com HAMLET — Former Hamlet Police Chief John Haywood and his family looked on as attorney J. Michael McGuinness requested Mayor Bill Bayless and members of the… Read more »

Bowlers can help strike out autism June 16

Bowlers can help strike out autism June 16

4th annual event could attract up to 200 bowlers  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com As many as 200 seasoned and inexperienced bowlers alike are expected to descend on Striker’s Bowling Alley… Read more »

Bojangles employee charged with bomb threat

Bojangles employee charged with bomb threat

Staff report A Rockingham woman is due in Richmond County District Court later this month after being charged with making a fake bomb threat at her place of employment. Officers… Read more »

Staff to Cordova graduates: ‘We will miss you’

Staff to Cordova graduates: ‘We will miss you’

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com CORDOVA — More than 100 students, staff, family members and friends attended the Cordova School graduation ceremony Tuesday morning inside the school gymnasium. The overriding… Read more »

Police need your help to ID two thieves

Police need your help to ID two thieves

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects that broke into the ALCO store located on U.S. Route 220 at approximately 11:30 p.m…. Read more »

Bolton: Memories from a bygone era

Bolton: Memories from a bygone era

Last week we visited my Great Grand Pa’s home place deep in The Uwharrie Mountains. In this story we are gonna cross the hollow to visit my Great Uncle L.D…. Read more »

Andrews graduates Campbell University

Andrews graduates Campbell University

Xanthe Elizabeth Andrews, 21, of Hamlet, graduated from Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on May 9 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Clinical Research. Before graduation,… Read more »

High-speed motorcycle chase reaches 120 mph

High-speed motorcycle chase reaches 120 mph

Suspect stops when he runs out of gas By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com A Rockingham man confined at Richmond County Jail is facing a litany of charges after a high-speed chase… Read more »

Armed robber: ‘Put it in a bag before I … shoot you’

Armed robber: ‘Put it in a bag before I … shoot you’

 East Rockingham convenience store robbed at gunpoint By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — The store attendant at an all-night convenience store reported being the victim of an alleged armed robbery… Read more »

Hamlet police seek help in locating assault suspect

Hamlet police seek help in locating assault suspect

Staff report Investigators with the Hamlet Police Department are seeking the public’s help in locating one of two suspects wanted in connection with an alleged assault that occurred May 31…. Read more »

Cadieu meets Clinton

Cadieu meets Clinton

Richmond County native Joy Cadieu, daughter of Neal Cadieu of Rockingham and Betsy Cadieu of Pinehurst, with Hillary Clinton at a recent fundraiser for Hilliary at the University of Miami in… Read more »

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