List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2014

Piedmont Natural Gas kicks off United Way campaign

Piedmont Natural Gas kicks off United Way campaign

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery CORDOVA — Nearly 20 Piedmont Natural Gas employees helped kick off the United Way of Richmond County campaign on Monday by donating time… Read more »

Obituary: Frances Holland

Obituary: Frances Holland

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Mrs. Frances Monroe Holland, 94, of Rockingham passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 at her home. She and her husband, Richard, relocated to Rockingham in 1984 from their… Read more »

Obituary: Deborah Anne Giddens

Obituary: Deborah Anne Giddens

Deborah Anne (West) Giddens, 53, of Sarasota, Fla., passed away peacefully at home on July 24, 2014 in the arms of her husband with family at her bedside, after a 3… Read more »

Traffic stop results in drug bust

Traffic stop results in drug bust

What began as a routine traffic stop for a Hamlet Police Department officer on Sunday turned into an arrest of a Dobbins Heights man on a number of drug and… Read more »

Hospital janitor accused of sexually assaulting two female patients

Hospital janitor accused of sexually assaulting two female patients

Staff report A Hamlet man was arrested Sunday by Hamlet police officers after two women filed complaints he assaulted them while a patient at Sandhills Regional Medical Center. Two women… Read more »

Hudson: Boy toys

Hudson: Boy toys

Uncle Clyde spent twenty years of his life as a carpenter building boats for the Navy, and another thirty years in the textile mills. He always hankered for a little… Read more »

Sundae Fun-day at Town Creek Indian Mound

Sundae Fun-day at Town Creek Indian Mound

State Historic Site reopens for Sunday hours Town Creek Indian Mound will celebrate the return of regular Sunday operational hours on Aug. 3 with ice cream sundaes. Join staff for fun… Read more »

Safe Kids Coalition, Ray Ray’s Pledge out to save lives

Safe Kids Coalition, Ray Ray’s Pledge out to save lives

Ricks: ‘A child’s life is precious’ By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com RICHMOND COUNTY — Sophia Jane Goyeneche-Gray, age 13 months. Jeremiah Kennedy, 13 months. Cooper Harris, 22 months. Saving their lives… Read more »

No clear path if McQueen wants city manager’s job

No clear path if McQueen wants city manager’s job

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com There’s no clear path, legally or morally, for Hamlet Councilman Jesse McQueen to apply or accept the job of city manager if he wants it, and… Read more »

Photographer’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ turns heads

Photographer’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’ turns heads

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The name Jimmy McDonald is as synonymous with photography as it is Richmond County itself. This week, area residents are receiving their August editions of… Read more »

Hinson Lake Ultra field jumps by 60 percent

Hinson Lake Ultra field jumps by 60 percent

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Some are going to say second-year race director Jerry Lindstrand must have some lingering effects from hitting his head in a post-Grandfathers Mountain Marathon hike on… Read more »

Police search for One Stop armed robber

Police search for One Stop armed robber

White male suspect left with no money By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com EAST ROCKINGHAM — Law enforcement personnel from three local agencies joined in the search for a suspected armed robber… Read more »

Caroline “shows ’em what girls do”

Caroline “shows ’em what girls do”

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery – more than 500 pics! HAMLET — Caroline Whitley eventually wants to get to the point where people don’t worry about her gender and… Read more »

Pony All-Stars eliminated after 11-9 loss

Pony All-Stars eliminated after 11-9 loss

* Previous coverage: God, or something else, lifts Pony All-Stars to win By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Even God took a day off. It was mentioned Friday after the Rockingham Pony… Read more »

Food, fun and games in Dobbins Heights

Food, fun and games in Dobbins Heights

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com Photo gallery – 140 pics! DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Obstacle courses, music, face painting, swimming and plenty more entertained kids and adults of Richmond County on Saturday… Read more »

God, or something else, lifts Pony All-Stars to win

God, or something else, lifts Pony All-Stars to win

Previous coverage * Pony All-Stars fall, 4-3 * All-Stars win sectional championship * Pitching carries All-Stars to Friday By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com One of the great debates of the 20th… Read more »

State board won’t consider Sunday voting – yet

State board won’t consider Sunday voting – yet

By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com The North Carolina State Board of Elections released its tentative agenda for its July 29 public meeting and addressing what is believed to be four of… Read more »

New apartment complex coming to Rockingham

New apartment complex coming to Rockingham

Nearly $5 million project that serves ‘working poor’ expected to be completed March 2015 By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROCKINGHAM — Work has started on the planned Fountain Pointe Apartment Complex… Read more »

Parker charged with selling prescription pills

Parker charged with selling prescription pills

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies arrested on Wednesday a 37-year-old Rockingham man for allegedly selling prescription pills. Donnie Lee Parker is charged with a single count of possession with intent to… Read more »

Hudson: Workforce law a step in the right direction

Hudson: Workforce law a step in the right direction

As your representative, it’s a priority of mine to build relationships across the aisle and find pragmatic solutions to the problems facing our nation. Now — more than ever — our families,… Read more »

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